James E. Grasser

31 October 1871–16 March 1946 (Age 74)
Coshocton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of James E.

When James E. Grasser was born on 31 October 1871, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States, his father, Ernst Grasser, was 31 and his mother, Mary Barber, was 24. He married Martha W. Kline on 5 March 1900, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1929. He died on 16 March 1946, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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James E. Grasser
Martha W. Kline
Marriage: 5 March 1900
Grace Irene Grasser
Russell J Grasser
Ernest Leroy Grasser
Charles Herbert Grasser
Paul Richard Grasser

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  • Marriage
    5 March 1900Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Amnesty Act
    Age 1
    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 25
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    South German and Swiss German: nickname for an irascible person or a complainer, from Middle High German grāzen ‘to scream, behave in a high-spirited way'.South German (Grässer): from Middle High German gras ‘grass’ + the agent suffix -er (see Graser ), an occupational name for a mower, grass cutter, or for someone in charge of the communal meadows. Compare Graesser .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (15)

    • James E Grasser, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • James E Grasser, "United States Census, 1920"
    • J E Grasser in entry for William M Jakway and Grace I Grasser, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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