Grace Elizabeth Hollingsworth

29 April 1903–3 April 1987 (Age 83)
Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Grace Elizabeth

When Grace Elizabeth Hollingsworth was born on 29 April 1903, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Edgar Hollingsworth, was 29 and her mother, Virda Lee Hall, was 26. She married Dallis Marion Smith on 30 June 1923, in Amelia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Dan River District, Patrick, Virginia, United States for about 5 years and Newport News, Virginia, United States for about 15 years. She died on 3 April 1987, in Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Dallis Marion Smith
Grace Elizabeth Hollingsworth
Marriage: 30 June 1923
Edna Irene Smith
Betty Marie Smith
Edith Clara Smith
Shelby Smith

Spouse and Children

30 June 1923
Amelia, Virginia, United States


    Edna Irene Smith


    Betty Marie Smith


    Edith Clara Smith


    Shelby Smith


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 14

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.2 Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace E Smith in household of Dallas M Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gracie E Hollinsworth in household of William E Hollinsworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace E Smith in household of Dallas M Smith, "United States Census, 1940"

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