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
1883–1968
Grace Elizabeth Shafer- Fuss
1888–1985
Marriage: 1 January 1907
Florence M. Gibbens
1907–2000
Harvey Wayne Gibbens
1909–2003
Elnia Louise Gibbens
1911–2003
Roy Carlyle Gibbens
1914–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1907
Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Nathaniel Fuss

    Male1858–1945Male

    Alberta Josephine Clark

    Female1869–1957Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1888–1985Female

    Fletcher Wison Fuss

    Male1897–Male

    Clara Wilson Fuss

    Female1899–Female

    Stanley Nathaniel Fuss

    Male1912–1983Male

World Events (8)

1890

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.

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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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