Annabell Grist

1860–16 December 1919 (Age 59)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Annabell

Annabell Grist was born in 1860, in Iowa, United States. She married Frederick M Leffen in April 1904. She lived in Judicial Township 2, Fresno, California, United States in 1910. She died on 16 December 1919, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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Frederick M Leffen
1864–1932
Annabell Grist
1860–1919
Marriage: April 1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
April 1904

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 7

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. It may be an occupational nickname for a miller, from the Middle English abstract noun grist ‘grinding’, Old English grist, a derivative of grindan ( see Grinder ). The word was not used in the concrete sense of grain to be ground until the 15th century.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anna Leffen in household of Fred Leffen, "United States Census, 1910"

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