Grace Mary Heim

15 November 1923–20 February 2009 (Age 85)
Canova, Miner, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Grace Mary

When Grace Mary Heim was born on 15 November 1923, in Canova, Miner, South Dakota, United States, her father, George Heim, was 33 and her mother, Emma Griebel, was 29. She married Ira Dell Kemble on 3 April 1949, in Miner, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Clearwater Township, Miner, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Adams Township, Miner, South Dakota, United States in 1945. She died on 20 February 2009, in Howard, Miner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Howard, Miner, South Dakota, United States.

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Ira Dell Kemble
Grace Mary Heim
Marriage: 3 April 1949

Spouse and Children

3 April 1949
Miner, South Dakota, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Dorothy Heim



World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Grace Hein in household of George Hein, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace M Heim, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Grace Mary Kimble, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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