The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, June 22, 1923
Page 1 column 5
Isaiah Griner, Civil War Veteran
Passed Away Early This Morning
          Isaiah Griner, and aged and highly respected citizen of Fairland, died this morning at two-thirty o'clock at his home there, after an illness which lasted many years.  Death was caused by a complication of diseases.  Mr. Griner was born in Marion county, Indiana, on November 24, 1846, his being 76 years, six months, and 27 days.  The deceased was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Griner.  On February 18, 1869 Mr. Griner was united in marriage with Martha J. Adair and to this union were born five children.  They are:  Alva Griner, of Vancouver, Washington; Levi Griner, at home; D. A. Griner, of Wheatfield, Indiana;  Miss Retta Frances McClain, at Rock Lane, Johnson County, and  Mrs. George Sandals, of Whiteland, Indiana.  The widow also survives besides seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Mr. Griner was a veteran of the Civil war and served three years and eighteen days.  He volunteered on August 13, 1861 and was engaged in the battles of Gettysburg, Shiloh, Antietum and Vicksburg.  He was wounded five times during these engagements. Mr. Griner was a member of Company I, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Seventh Regiment.  The deceased was also a member of the Baptist church at Fairland. Funeral services will be held at the Fairland Baptist church Sunday afternoon at two o'clock.  Interment will be made in the Fairland cemetery.  Charles M. Ewing in charge.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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