Alta Rae Gingery

1888–1986 (Age 98)
Milford Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alta Rae

When Alta Rae Gingery was born on 7 February 1888, in Milford Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States, her father, Ava Gingery, was 46 and her mother, Ellen Eliza Hopkins, was 38. She married Frank Chester Grandey on 23 June 1910. She lived in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 August 1986, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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Alta Rae Gingery
Frank Chester Grandey
Marriage: 23 June 1910

Spouse & Children

23 June 1910

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1842–1928Male

  • Ellen Eliza Hopkins




World Events (8)

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
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 form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alta Grandey in household of Frank C Grandey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alta R Grandey in household of Frank C Grandey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta R Gingery in household of Ava Gingery, "United States Census, 1900"

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