Gracie Idell Albritton

21 December 1914–3 October 1985 (Age 70)
Madison, Madison, Florida, United States

The Life of Gracie Idell

Gracie Idell Albritton was born on 21 December 1914, in Madison, Madison, Florida, United States. She married James Thomas Killingsworth on 23 January 1930, in Madison, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 October 1985, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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James Thomas Killingsworth
Gracie Idell Albritton
Marriage: 23 January 1930

Spouse and Children

23 January 1930
Madison, Florida, United States


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Al(l)brighton, a habitational name from either of two places in Shropshire called Albrighton. The place near Shifnal (Albricstone in Domesday Book) was named with the Old English personal name Æðelbeorh + tūn ‘settlement’. The one near Shrewsbury appears in Domesday Book as Etbritone and was named in Old English as ‘Ẹadbeorht's settlement’. Albright Hussey in Shropshire is in the parish of Albrighton (having been part of the same manor) and was also formerly known as Albrighton; this too may be a source of the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gracie Albertto in household of W B Albertto, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gracie Albritten, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Gracie Albritton, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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