Grace M. Burgan

14 November 1922–2 November 2004 (Age 81)
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Grace M.

When Grace M. Burgan was born on 14 November 1922, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, James Austin Burgan, was 24 and her mother, Frankie Jane Kidd, was 48. She married Henry C Hughes on 9 December 1935, in Jessamine, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States in 1997. She died on 2 November 2004, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Logana, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States.

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Henry C Hughes
Grace M. Burgan
Marriage: 9 December 1935
Stanley H Hughes

Spouse and Children

9 December 1935
Jessamine, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 4

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burgin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Burgin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Grace Burgin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mrs Grace Richards Burgin in entry for Clemon Or Wallace Richards Allen, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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