Loretta Marie Herron

2 January 1921–3 March 1986 (Age 65)
Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Loretta Marie

When Loretta Marie Herron was born on 2 January 1921, her father, Jessie Herron, was 24 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bailey, was 18. She married Dale Grisham on 10 July 1939, in Garland, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marble Township, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 3 March 1986, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Dale Grisham
Loretta Marie Herron
Marriage: 10 July 1939
Alice Faye Grisham
Jimmy Dale Grisham Sr

Spouse and Children

10 July 1939
Garland, Arkansas, United States



    Jimmy Dale Grisham Sr


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Heron .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin ‘descendant of Earán’, a personal name from a diminutive of earadh ‘fear’, ‘dread’, ‘distrust’.3 Spanish (Herrón): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loretta M Herron in household of Jesse Herron, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Loretta Marie Grisham in entry for Dale Grisham, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Loretta Marie Herron in entry for Dale Grisham, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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