Grace May Dimmitt

16 August 1874–22 May 1965 (Age 90)
Wapello, Louisa, Iowa, United States

The Life of Grace May

When Grace May Dimmitt was born on 16 August 1874, in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa, United States, her father, Syrene Eugene Dimmitt, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Agnes McClintic, was 35. She married James Fitzgerald in 1894, in Wapello, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 May 1965, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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James Fitzgerald
Grace May Dimmitt
Marriage: 1894
Agnes Mary Fitzgerald

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Wapello, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 20

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps an altered form of Dimmick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Clossen in household of Charles Clossen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Clossen in household of Charles H Clossen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace M Clossen in household of Everett R Mcgallird, "United States Census, 1930"

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