Nettie Grandstaff

13 November 1894–9 September 1967 (Age 72)
Jackson Township, Noble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nettie

When Nettie Grandstaff was born on 13 November 1894, in Jackson Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Noah Grandstaff, was 41 and her mother, Cornelia Brill, was 32. She married Robert Crawford on 17 May 1915, in Caldwell, Noble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Dexter City, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 9 September 1967, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Walter Charles Menke
Nettie Grandstaff
Marriage: 1920
Ruth Eileen Menke
Walter R. Menke

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Noah Grandstaff


    Cornelia Brill




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grenzhof or Granzow ( see Grindstaff ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Menke in household of Walter Menke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nettie Menke in household of Walter Menke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nittie L Grandstaff in household of Joseph Grandstaff, "United States Census, 1910"

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