Charles Emmitt Gray

18 November 1921–3 April 1998 (Age 76)
Florida, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Emmitt

Charles Emmitt Gray was born on 18 November 1921, in Florida, United States. He married Betty Ann Tucker in 1952, in Florida, United States. He died on 3 April 1998, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Charles Emmitt Gray
1921–1998
Betty Ann Tucker
1930–1970
Marriage: 1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1952Florida, United States
  • 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.
    1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II
    Age 20
    Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 21
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Reavey
    Grays
    Grey
    Grice

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