In the 1900 Census he is living with his Yates' grandparents Benjamin and Etha Inda.
At age 21 during the 1910 Census he is living by himself in Pope County, Illinois.
Between 1910 and 1915 he married Mary Ruth Settlemoir in Illinois or Indiana.
Note: Written in the Goot Family Bible are the following 3 names:
Miles M Goot born July 8, 1889 ( This is the only place I have seen recorded that Goot was his last name.)
Milas Edgar Grisham born Novemeber 25, 1915 ( This is the only place that I find his son therefore I assume he died before 1920.)
Eugene Moore Grisham born April ( nothing else noted)
His WWI Draft Registration places his residence in Kankakee, Illinois during 1917-1918.
In the 1920 Census Milas G Grisham was living with his family in Marion, Illinois. His family included his wife Ruth and son Eugene 2 years old. It stated that Milas could read and write.
In the 1930 Census Milas Grisham is living in Anna, Union County, Illinois with his family.
Ruth 35 wife
Jean 12 son
Wilbur 9 son
Jackson 6 son
The Jonesboro Gazette Obituaries from 1934 stated the following:
Ephriam Moore Settlemoir died 6 Jan 1934, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Milas Grisham, in Anna, aged 84 years, 10 months, 26 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. He was born 10 Feb 1849, in Paducah, Ky. He left several children.
In the 1940 Census Milas has a full house in Anna, Union County, Illinois.
Milas Grisham 49
Ruth 44 wife
Eugene 23 son
Wilbur 19 son
Jack 16 son
Georgia Settlemor 54 sister in law
Anton Wasser 34 roomer
Ruth Wasser 26 roomer
Anthony 4 roomer
Ernest McIntire 21 roomer
Wilma McIntire 18 roomer
On a side note, I think Eugene was counted twice in the 1940 census.
Eugene M Grisham, 22
Deerfield Township, Lake, Illinois
birth 1918, Indiana
last place of residence: Anna, Illinois
Milas's WWII Draft Registration places his residence in Anna, Illinois.
He is buried in the Anna Cemetery, Union County, Illinois.
I recently found his son's obituary:
Lt. Col. Jack Grisham
Grisham retired from the U.S. Army after 28 years of service and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He later taught high school 15 years in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Mark Grisham of Easley; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter and two brothers.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Robinson Funeral Home in Easley is in charge of arrangements.
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Resources: family Bible, delayed birth certificate, census records, draft registration, Jonesboro Gazette transcribed by Darrell Dexter, obituary from seMissourian.com