Edith Alice Name Grffieth

29 November 1911–13 May 1998 (Age 86)
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Edith Alice

When Edith Alice Name Grffieth was born on 29 November 1911, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Robert Name, was 56 and her mother, Grace Edith Monroe, was 23. She married John L Combs in 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 May 1998, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John L Combs
Edith Alice Name Grffieth
Marriage: 1927
Johnita Laura Combs

Spouse and Children



    Johnita Laura Combs


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Robert Name





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French dame ‘lady’ (Latin domina ‘mistress’), originally a nickname for a foppish man or a title of respect for a widow. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a lady.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith Combs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Combs in household of John L Combs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Alice Name Combs in entry for William Harold King and Angeline Combs, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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