Grace Marie Williams

11 July 1901–1984 (Age 82)
Lehigh, Webster, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Grace Marie

When Grace Marie Williams was born on 11 July 1901, in Lehigh, Webster, Iowa, United States, her father, George Walter Williams, was 38 and her mother, Cora Dell Smith, was 34. She married Francis "Harold" Garoutte on 11 April 1918, in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Adel Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1984, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Adel Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States.

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Francis "Harold" Garoutte
Grace Marie Williams
Marriage: 11 April 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1918Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 12
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 22
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Grace Marie Williams, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Grace M Garroutte in household of Herold F Garroutte, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Grace M Garoutte in household of Harold H Garoutte, "United States Census, 1930"

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