Euretta Visca Gray

9 May 1902–19 March 1944 (Age 41)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Euretta Visca

When Euretta Visca Gray was born on 9 May 1902, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, her father, Hugh Gray, was 36 and her mother, Annie Birt Westerbeck, was 33. She married Anastasios Demetrious Paxinos in 1922, in Victoria, Australia. She died on 19 March 1944, in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 41, and was buried in Fawkner Memorial Park, Hadfield, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Anastasios Demetrious Paxinos
Euretta Visca Gray
Marriage: 1922

Spouse and Children

Victoria, Australia

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World Events (5)


Age 9

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 12

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 16

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

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  • Rita, "Find A Grave Index"

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