Grace Elizabeth Shafer- Fuss

21 November 1888–2 August 1985 (Age 96)
Shelton, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Grace Elizabeth

When Grace Elizabeth Shafer- Fuss was born on 21 November 1888, in Shelton, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Nathaniel Fuss, was 30 and her mother, Alberta Josephine Clark, was 18. She married Roy Raymond Gibbens on 1 January 1907, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Midway, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 2 August 1985, in Florence, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Raymond Gibbens
Grace Elizabeth Shafer- Fuss
Marriage: 1 January 1907
Florence M. Gibbens
Harvey Wayne Gibbens
Elnia Louise Gibbens
Roy Carlyle Gibbens

Spouse and Children

1 January 1907
Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Nathaniel Fuss


    Alberta Josephine Clark





    Fletcher Wison Fuss


    Clara Wilson Fuss


    Stanley Nathaniel Fuss


World Events (8)


Age 2

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

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

Americanized spelling of German Schaefer ‘shepherd’ or Schaffer ‘steward’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Gibbons in household of Roy Gibbons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace E Fuss Gibbens in entry for Gibbens, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
  • Grace E Fuss Gibbens in entry for Harvey Gibbens, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"

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