Grace D Kellam

Female2 December 1877–1946

Brief Life History of Grace D

When Grace D Kellam was born on 2 December 1877, in St. George Parish, Accomack, Virginia, United States, her father, George Asbury Kellam Jr, was 26 and her mother, Tabitha Sarah Custis Kellum, was 25. She married Early Hyter Johnson Sr on 10 September 1913, in Accomack, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pungoteague, Accomack, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. She was buried in Belle Haven, Accomack, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Early Hyter Johnson Sr
Grace D Kellam
Marriage: 10 September 1913
Early K Johnson
Early H Johnson Jr
Aurelia Johnson

Sources (10)

  • Gracey Kellam in household of George A Kellam, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace Kellam, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Grace D. Kellam, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1913Accomack, Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 17

    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.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Kelham in Nottinghamshire, so named from the dative plural of Old Norse kjǫlr ‘(place) at the ridges’.

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

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