Gracie Mae Mckee

Female13 July 1922–30 July 2003

Brief Life History of Gracie Mae

When Gracie Mae Mckee was born on 13 July 1922, in Keller, Tarrant, Texas, United States, her father, Joe Bedford McKee, was 34 and her mother, Lida R Fitzgerald, was 28. She married Claude Glaspie Jr. on 20 December 1941, in Martin, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Martin, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 30 July 2003, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Stanton, Martin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Glaspie Jr.
1917–2000
Gracie Mae Mckee
1922–2003
Marriage: 20 December 1941

Sources (5)

  • Gracie Mae McKee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gracie Mae Mckee, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Gracie Mae Glaspie, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1941Martin, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 1

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 7

    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.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 22

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha or Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’. Thus, this name has the same origin as McKay , McGee , McCoy , and McHugh .

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

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