John Smith Grammer

8 May 1883–18 September 1957 (Age 74)
Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of John Smith

When John Smith Grammer was born on 8 May 1883, in Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, Alfred H Grammer, was 30 and his mother, Margiet A Renfro, was 36. He married Bonnie Mae Richardson on 30 October 1922, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1957, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Smith Grammer
1883–1957
Bonnie Mae Richardson
1906–1999
Marriage: 30 October 1922
Troy Bennice Grammar
1923–1995
Charles Roberts Graham
1925–
Dorothy Marie Grammar
1927–2013
Cecil Geneva Grammer
1931–
Bernice Louise Grammar
1933–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1922
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Troy Bennice Grammar

    Male1923–1995Male

    Charles Roberts Graham

    Male1925–Male

    Dorothy Marie Grammar

    Female1927–2013Female

    Cecil Geneva Grammer

    Female1931–Female

    Bernice Louise Grammar

    Female1933–2011Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1853–1914Male

    Margiet A Renfro

    Female1847–1927Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1870–1953Female

    Aggie Almedah Grammer

    Female1871–1892Female

    Sophia A Grammer

    Female1877–1914Female

    Allen Tribble Grammer

    Male1878–1941Male

    Male1883–1957Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a scholar or astrologer, from Old French gramaire ‘grammarian’, ‘scholar’, also ‘astrologer’.2 German: variant of Gramer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John S Grammer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Grammar, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Grammer in household of Dexter Grammer, "United States Census, 1920"

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