Grace Alilla Gildart Bruns

Female23 January 1904–6 April 2000

Brief Life History of Grace Alilla Gildart

When Grace Alilla Gildart Bruns was born on 23 January 1904, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Mads Nielsen Brøns, was 66 and her mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Gildart, was 44. She married John Louis Brett Sr on 23 May 1923, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Portland Ward 2, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Street, County Longford, Ireland in 2000. She died on 6 April 2000, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

John Louis Brett Sr
Grace Alilla Gildart Bruns
Marriage: 23 May 1923
John Louis Brett Jr
Wesley Everett Brett
Mildred Lorraine Brett
Shirley Irene Brett
Leona Mae Brett
Ronald Leon Brett
Pauline Elizabeth Brett
Philip Eugene Brett

Sources (16)

  • Grace A Brett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Grace A Bruns, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Grace A Brett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1923Maine, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.


    Age 15

    Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.


    Age 25

    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.

    Name Meaning

    North German and Dutch: patronymic from Brun 2.

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

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