Grace Leach

30 September 1800–10 March 1873 (Age 72)
Waterford, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Leach was born on 30 September 1800, in Waterford, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Leach, was 32 and her mother, Ruth Chapel, was 32. She married Paul Beebe Junior on 23 March 1828, in New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 10 March 1873, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States.

Photos & Memories (9)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Paul Beebe Junior
Grace Leach
Marriage: 23 March 1828
Nelson Paul Beebe

Spouse and Children

23 March 1828
New London, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

The History of Eliza Kemp

William V. Sanders is the author and great grandson, January 2001 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this history is to honor the memory of Eliza Kemp Beebe and her family by creating a permanent record of …

Sources (3)

  • Grace Beebe, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Grace Beebe in household of Nelson Beebe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grace Beebe, "United States Census, 1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.