Anna Grace Whaley

14 November 1896–31 March 1963 (Age 66)
Bath, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Grace

When Anna Grace Whaley was born on 14 November 1896, in Bath, Kentucky, United States, her father, Edward Tolliver Whaley, was 33 and her mother, Nannie Belle Riddle, was 24. She married Stephen Thomas Reynolds in August 1913, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Sharpsburg, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 31 March 1963, in Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66.

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Stephen Thomas Reynolds
1890–1961
Anna Grace Whaley
1896–1963
Marriage: August 1913

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot
Age 4
On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whaley in Derbyshire, Whalley in Lancashire, or Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire (formerly in Cheshire). The first is probably named with Old English wælla ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. The second has as the first element Old English hwæl ‘round hill’, and the last has Old English weg ‘path’, ‘road’ as the first element, the second element in both cases also being lēah.

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

Possible Related Names

Walley
Whalley

Sources (5)

  • Grace Reynolds in household of Thomas Reynolds, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie G Whaley in household of Tolliver Whaley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Annie G Whaley in household of Tolliver Whaley, "United States Census, 1910"

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