Ollie Mae Bales

5 January 1900–26 March 1953 (Age 53)
Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ollie Mae

When Ollie Mae Bales was born on 5 January 1900, in Sparta, Hancock, Georgia, United States, her father, John William Bales, was 30 and her mother, Carrie B. Twilley, was 21. She had at least 6 sons and 5 daughters with Thomas E Watson Grace. She lived in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1269, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 26 March 1953, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas E Watson Grace
1894–1958
Ollie Mae Bales
1900–1953
William H Grace
1914–1931
Edward Ira Grace
1916–1971
Ethel L Grace
1917–2001
Thomas Watson Grace
1920–1985
Ruth Grace
1921–1975
Mary Elizabeth Grace
1923–1994
Bertha L Grace
1925–1971
Dorothy Mae Grace
1928–1993
Andrew J Grace
1931–1985
Alvie Joseph Grace
1931–
Harold Grace
1934–1934

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

    William H Grace

    Male1914–1931Male

    Edward Ira Grace

    Male1916–1971Male

    Ethel L Grace

    Female1917–2001Female

    Thomas Watson Grace

    Male1920–1985Male

    Ruth Grace

    Female1921–1975Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John William Bales

    Male1869–1923Male

    Carrie B. Twilley

    Female1878–1918Female

siblings

(8)

    James Walter Bales Sr

    Male1893–1972Male

    Mattie Lillian Bales

    Female1894–1918Female

    David Augustus Bales

    Male1898–1939Male

    Female1900–1953Female

    Mary Estelle Bales

    Female1903–1936Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 6

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bailes .2 Czech (Baleš) and Slovak (Báleš): from a pet form of Bal, a shortened form of the personal name Baltazar .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ollie Nae Grace in household of Watson Grace, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allie M Grace in household of Thomas E W Grace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie M Grace in household of Thomas W Grace, "United States Census, 1940"

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