Grace 'Gracie' Horton

11 December 1893–4 February 1968 (Age 74)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Grace 'Gracie'

When Grace 'Gracie' Horton was born on 11 December 1893, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Eli Joseph Horton, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Huff, was 35. She married Heath Burton Midkiff on 13 December 1911, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Giles, Kanawha, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Giles Magisterial District, Amelia, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 4 February 1968, at the age of 74, and was buried in Truxillo, Amelia, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heath Burton Midkiff
1889–1965
Grace 'Gracie' Horton
1893–1968
Marriage: 13 December 1911
Virginia Blanche Midkiff
1912–
Glenn Murphy Midkiff
1914–1976
Robert Estel Midkiff
1916–1997
Estel R Midkiff
1917–
Grace Ardith Midkiff
1919–1973
SSgt. Howard H Midkiff
1920–1943
Lyla Edith Midkiff
1923–1966
Vera Ann Midkiff
1923–2006
Ruby Midkiff
1926–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1911
Carroll, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Virginia Blanche Midkiff

    Female1912–Female

    Glenn Murphy Midkiff

    Male1914–1976Male

    Robert Estel Midkiff

    Male1916–1997Male

    Estel R Midkiff

    Female1917–Female

    Grace Ardith Midkiff

    Female1919–1973Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gracie Horton in household of Eli J Horton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Midkiff in household of Heath B Midkiff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Midkiff in household of Heath Midkiff, "United States Census, 1940"

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