Grace

Brief Life History of Grace

Grace was born about 1588, in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She married Richard Procter in 1608, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 13 September 1662, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Procter
1586–1666
Grace
1588–1662
Marriage: 1608
John or Johannes Procter
1620–1687
Alice or Alicia Proctor
1622–1622
Alice or Alicia Procter
1623–
Isabel or Isabella Proctor
1626–

Sources (2)

  • Gracia Procter, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • England, Lancashire Parish Registers, Great Harwood, Burials

Name Meaning

From the abstract noun (via Old French, from Latin gratia), this name occurs occasionally in the 15th century, and by the 1540s was among the most popular girls' names in some parishes. It has always been particularly popular in Scotland and northern England (borne, for example, by Grace Darling , the lighthouse keeper's daughter whose heroism in 1838 , saving sailors in a storm, caught the popular imagination). In more recent times it was famous as the name of the actress Grace Kelly ( 1928–82 ), who became Princess Grace of Monaco. In Ireland it is used as an Anglicized form of Gráinne .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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