Walker Grace


Brief Life History of Walker

When Walker Grace was born in 1775, in North Carolina, United States, his father, James Grace, was 26 and his mother, Scynthia "Licia" Bowen Speer, was 20. He married Elizabeth Poindexter on 9 January 1804, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1820 and Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1830. He died in 1866, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in United States.

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Walker Grace
Elizabeth Poindexter
Marriage: 9 January 1804
David Grace
Permilia Grace
William Grace
Sally Grace
James H. Grace
Lurraine "Lurena" Grace
John Grace
Greenberry Grace
Walker Grace
Rachel Grace

Sources (13)

  • Walker Grace in household of John Grace, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Worker Grace, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Walker Grace -

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1804Surry, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (23)

    +18 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 1

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 24

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Old French cras, gras ‘fat, big’ (from Latin crassus, Anglo-Latin grassus).

    English: topographic name from Middle English gras ‘grass, pasture’ (Old English græs), for someone who lived near an area of grassland.

    Scottish: in some instances, probably a variant of Gracey .

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

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