Grace Omah Putman

16 August 1896–1 August 1954 (Age 57)
Liberty Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Grace Omah

When Grace Omah Putman was born on 16 August 1896, in Liberty Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, her father, Francis Marion Putman, was 34 and her mother, Cora Anedt Lintemoot, was 29. She married Lawrence Orr Garrison on 7 March 1916, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Van Wert, Van Wert, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 August 1954, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Van Wert, Van Wert, Ohio, United States.

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Lawrence Orr Garrison
Grace Omah Putman
Marriage: 7 March 1916
Barbara Ellen Garrison

Spouse and Children

7 March 1916
Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States


    Barbara Ellen Garrison


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Pitman ‘dweller by the pit or hollow’, formed with Middle English putte, a dialect form common in southern and southwestern England.2 Dutch: from put ‘pit’ or ‘well’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a habitational name derived from a minor place named with the term.3 Americanized spelling of North German Püttmann, a topographic name cognate with 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Garrison in household of Lawrence Garrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace O Garrison in household of Lawrence O Garrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace O Garrison in household of Daniel C Garrison, "United States Census, 1920"

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