Grace Agusta Witham

23 March 1863–7 February 1953 (Age 89)
Union City, Wayne Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Grace Agusta

When Grace Agusta Witham was born on 23 March 1863, in Union City, Wayne Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, her father, Warren Augustus Witham, was 27 and her mother, Ruthana A. Butterworth, was 22. She lived in Wayne Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 February 1953, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Warren Augustus Witham
Ruthana A. Butterworth
Grace Agusta Witham
Nora Alice Witham
Frances Aleda Witham
Ruben Orion Witham

Parents and Siblings




    Nora Alice Witham


    Frances Aleda Witham



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. North and South Witham in Lincolnshire derive the name from the river on which they stand, which is of ancient British origin and uncertain meaning. Witham on the Hill in Lincolnshire, along with other examples in Essex and Somerset, was probably originally named with an Old English byname Wit(t)a (presumably from wit(t) ‘wits’, ‘mind’) + Old English hām ‘homestead’. However, the first element may instead have been Old English wiht ‘bend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Witham na família de Ruben O Witham, “United States Census, 1940”
  • Grace Witham in household of Waren Witham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grace A Witham in household of Ruth A Witham, "United States Census, 1900"

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