Frieda Lydia Mollie Greese

4 November 1895–11 August 1954 (Age 58)
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frieda Lydia Mollie

When Frieda Lydia Mollie Greese was born on 4 November 1895, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, her father, Friedrich Wilhelm Herman Greese, was 40 and her mother, Juliane Louise Sophie Elisa Brockmoller, was 41. She married Edward Friedrich Murray on 29 August 1914. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Bloomington Precinct, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 11 August 1954, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Edward Friedrich Murray
Frieda Lydia Mollie Greese
Marriage: 29 August 1914
Lillian Elizabeth Murray
Eleanor Murray
Marion L Murray
Edward Frederick Murray Jr

Spouse and Children

29 August 1914
Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois


    Lillian Elizabeth Murray


    Eleanor Murray


    Marion L Murray


    Edward Frederick Murray Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Friedrich Wilhelm Herman Greese


    Juliane Louise Sophie Elisa Brockmoller




    Richard Greese



    Ida Wilhelmine Emma Grese





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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: nickname for an irritating person, from Middle English breeze ‘gadfly’ (Old English brēosa).2 Americanized spelling of the Welsh patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reese ).3 German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Breese or Breesen, in Mecklenburg, Wendland (near Hannover), Brandenburg, and Pomerania. In some cases the place name is derived from West Slavic brjaza ‘birch’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frieda Grayce in household of Herman Grayce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Freda L Murray in household of Edward F Murray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Freda Murray in household of Edward Murray, "United States Census, 1920"

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