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
Ollie Mae Bales
William H Grace
Edward Ira Grace
Ethel L Grace
Thomas Watson Grace
Ruth Grace
Mary Elizabeth Grace
Bertha L Grace
Dorothy Mae Grace
Andrew J Grace
Alvie Joseph Grace
Harold Grace

Spouse and Children



    William H Grace


    Edward Ira Grace


    Ethel L Grace


    Thomas Watson Grace


    Ruth Grace


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John William Bales


    Carrie B. Twilley




    James Walter Bales Sr


    Mattie Lillian Bales


    David Augustus Bales



    Mary Estelle Bales


+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.

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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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