Mary Josephine Grooms

Brief Life History of Mary Josephine

When Mary Josephine Grooms was born on 18 May 1877, in Linden, Perry, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Jasper Grooms, was 33 and her mother, Mahala Dabbs, was 30. She married Mack Alexander Holman on 5 September 1897, in Oregon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oak Grove Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Couch Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1962, in Thayer, Oregon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Alton, Oregon, Missouri, United States.

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Mack Alexander Holman
Mary Josephine Grooms
Marriage: 5 September 1897
Baby Holman
Baby Holman
Laura May Holman
Robert Earl Holman
Lois M. Holman
James Lester Holman

Sources (5)

  • Josie Mary Holman in household of M A Holman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josie Holman in household of Mack Holman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary J Holman in household of Mack A Holman, "United States Census, 1920"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries: 1882: Oregon, Missouri, United States

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom , with excrescent -s.

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

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