Della Elizabeth Grannis

2 October 1882–23 September 1971 (Age 88)
Rock Rapids, Lyon, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Della Elizabeth

When Della Elizabeth Grannis was born on 2 October 1882, in Rock Rapids, Lyon, Iowa, United States, her father, Fred Lyman Grannis, was 26 and her mother, Mary L Turner, was 18. She married August Martin Schroeder on 2 October 1907, in Worthington, Nobles, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lakefield, Jackson, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 23 September 1971, in Klamath, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Klamath Memorial Park, Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Martin Schroeder
Della Elizabeth Grannis
Marriage: 2 October 1907
Robert L Carroll

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1907Worthington, Nobles, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1898 · Oregon Historical Society
    Age 16
    The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 24
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Crannis, a habitational name from Cranes in Nevendon, Essex.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Della E Schroeder in household of Auz Schroeder, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Della E. Grannis, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Della Grannis Schroeder in entry for August M. Schroeder, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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