Grace Wilma Poor

23 May 1909–31 January 1969 (Age 59)
Wadena, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of Grace Wilma

When Grace Wilma Poor was born on 23 May 1909, in Wadena, Fayette, Iowa, United States, her father, Frank Poor, was 39 and her mother, Anna Adeline Canine, was 38. She married Aaron Eastman Loucks about 1932. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Illyria, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 31 January 1969, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wadena Cemetery, Wadena, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Eastman Loucks
1909–1984
Grace Wilma Poor
1909–1969
Marriage: about 1932
Joann Loucks
1940–1990
Sheila Fawn Loucks
1944–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1932
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 17

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): variant of Power .2 Hungarian (Póor): status name from pór ‘peasant’, ‘lower class’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Poor in household of Frank Poor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilma G Poor in household of Frank Poor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace W Parr in household of Frank Parr, "United States Census, 1910"

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