Thelma Elizabeth Grim

21 September 1899–13 March 1987 (Age 87)
Sharpsburg, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Thelma Elizabeth

When Thelma Elizabeth Grim was born on 21 September 1899, in Sharpsburg, Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Edgar Statton Grim, was 25 and her mother, Susan Frances Eakle-Grim, was 28. She married Edgar William McLaughlin on 28 December 1918, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years and Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 13 March 1987, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar William McLaughlin
Thelma Elizabeth Grim
Marriage: 28 December 1918
Edgar William McLaughlin
Alice Jane McLaughlin
Susan Frances Mclaughlin
Ralph Grimm McLaughlin

Spouse and Children

28 December 1918
Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Frances Eakle-Grim




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname for a dour and forbidding person, from Middle Dutch grim, grem ‘stern’, ‘severe’.2 English: nickname with the same meaning as 1, from Old English grim ‘fierce’, ‘grim’.3 Respelling of German Grimm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thulma Grim in household of Edgar Grim, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thelma Mcglaughlin in household of Edgar S Grim, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma E Grim in household of Edgar S Grim, "United States Census, 1910"

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