Aaron Charles Grieff

11 February 1918–31 December 1985 (Age 67)
Gardner, Grundy, Illinois, United States

The Life of Aaron Charles

When Aaron Charles Grieff was born on 11 February 1918, in Gardner, Grundy, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Christian Grieff, was 21 and his mother, Amanda Lippold, was 16. He married Georgia Belle Tambling on 20 January 1945, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Goodfarm Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Sarasota, Florida, United States in 1981. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 31 December 1985, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Aaron Charles Grieff
Georgia Belle Tambling
Marriage: 20 January 1945
Beverly Jean Grieff

Spouse and Children

20 January 1945
Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant spelling of Grief .

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

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Story Highlight

Aaron Charles Grieff

My dad was born to 2nd generation Germans, who married at young ages. He was deeply affected by his mother's mental illness and separation from her. His father remarried and he was raised on a farm. …

Sources (3)

  • Aron Griff in household of Charles Griff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Aaron Grieff in household of Chas Grieff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aaron Grieff in household of Charles Grieff, "United States Census, 1940"

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