Edgar Ira Griggers

28 March 1923–16 April 1972 (Age 49)
Elbert, Throckmorton, Texas, United States

The Life of Edgar Ira

When Edgar Ira Griggers was born on 28 March 1923, in Elbert, Throckmorton, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Daniel Griggers, was 22 and his mother, Sena Kirkpatrick, was 20. He died on 16 April 1972, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 14

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Patronymic from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Gregorius ( see Gregory ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Griggers in household of Robert D Griggers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar Ira Griggers in entry for Carol Lee Griggers, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Edgar Griggers, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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