Alberta Mae Heim

13 February 1914–5 December 1994 (Age 80)
Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Alberta Mae

When Alberta Mae Heim was born on 13 February 1914, in Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States, her father, Ulrich Victor Heim, was 34 and her mother, Harriet Knox Tate, was 32. She married Hollis Maynard Combs on 11 January 1936, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 1994, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Hollis Maynard Combs
Alberta Mae Heim
Marriage: 11 January 1936
Harriet Urma Combs
Donald Combs

Spouse and Children

11 January 1936
Grainger, Tennessee, United States


    Harriet Urma Combs


    Donald Combs


Parents and Siblings


    Harriet Knox Tate




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 17

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 South German: from the Germanic personal name Haimo. Compare English Hammond .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Khayim, from Hebrew chayim ‘life’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Heim, from Old Norse heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or in some cases a more recent ornamental formation from heim ‘home’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alberta Combs in household of Hollis Combs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alberta Heim in household of Ulrich V Heim, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alberta He... in entry for Donald Combs, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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