Grace Gale

24 October 1878–20 August 1964 (Age 85)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Gale was born on 24 October 1878, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Arthur Hamilton Gale Sr, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Stella Honey, was 24. She married George Winston Welsh in 1902. She lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Central Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 20 August 1964, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lullen Humann
Grace Gale
Marriage: 1905

Spouse and Children

    Charles Lullen Humann




Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Hamilton Gale Sr


    Lucy Stella Honey




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful or boisterous person, from Middle English ga(i)le ‘jovial’, ‘rowdy’, from Old English gāl ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’, which was reinforced in Middle English by Old French gail. Compare Gail 2.2 English: from a Germanic personal name introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Gal(on). Two originally distinct names have fallen together in this form: one was a short form of compound names with the first element gail ‘cheerful’, ‘joyous’. Compare Gaillard , the other was a byname from the element walh ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a jailer, topographic name for someone who lived near the local jail, or nickname for a jailbird, from Old Northern French gaiole ‘jail’ (Late Latin caveola, a diminutive of classical Latin cavea ‘cage’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Hermann in household of Arthur H Gale, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Gale in household of Arthur Gale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Gale in household of Arthur H Gale, "United States Census, 1880"

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