Mary Alma Grooms

1 September 1889–11 November 1935 (Age 46)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Alma

When Mary Alma Grooms was born on 1 September 1889, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, John S. Grooms, was 48 and her mother, Cornelia Lydia Nealie Myers, was 31. She married Odell Hilton Reaburn on 18 January 1911, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. She lived in Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Madison Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 11 November 1935, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 46.

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Odell Hilton Reaburn
Mary Alma Grooms
Marriage: 18 January 1911

Spouse and Children

18 January 1911
Roanoke, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings



    John M. Grooms



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 5

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 13

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marie G Raeburn in household of Odell Raeburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie G Reaburn in household of Odel Reaburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Groome in household of Nealie Groome, "United States Census, 1900"

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