Leonard Carl Grace

Brief Life History of Leonard Carl

When Leonard Carl Grace was born on 22 April 1931, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, his father, Charles Bartow Grace Sr, was 36 and his mother, Thelma Rae Leonard, was 32. He married Barbara Ann Smith in 1958. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in District 481, Bibb, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 26 June 2014, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Macon Memorial Park, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States.

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Leonard Carl Grace
Barbara Ann Smith
Marriage: 1958
George Lloyd Grace

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  • Leonard Grace, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leonard Carl Grace, "Índice Find A Grave"
  • Leonard en el registro de Mr Charles Bartow Grace Neel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French cras, gras ‘fat, big’ (from Latin crassus, Anglo-Latin grassus).

English: topographic name from Middle English gras ‘grass, pasture’ (Old English græs), for someone who lived near an area of grassland.

Scottish: in some instances, probably a variant of Gracey .

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

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