Grace Marie Jones

Brief Life History of Grace Marie

When Grace Marie Jones was born on 10 November 1912, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, her father, Louis Osborne Jones, was 28 and her mother, Mary White Stuber, was 27. She married John Isaacs on 7 October 1929, in British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1930. She died on 22 March 2009, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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John Isaacs
Grace Marie Jones
Marriage: 7 October 1929
Jacqueline Isaacs
Donna Ann Isaacs

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  • Grace M Isaacs, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Unknown, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Grace Jones, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind gusts came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.

English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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