Susie Grace Agnew

1898–1980 (Age 82)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Life of Susie Grace

When Susie Grace Agnew was born on 12 July 1898, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, her father, George Harry Augustus Agnew, was 32 and her mother, Marilla Ann Smith, was 30. She married Joseph Frederick Dawn Heath on 1 February 1921, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in November 1980, in Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Susie Grace Agnew
Joseph Frederick Dawn Heath
Marriage: 1 February 1921
Cynthia Noreen Heath
Basil George Heath

Spouse & Children

1 February 1921
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


  • Cynthia Noreen Heath


  • Basil George Heath


Parents & Siblings

  • George Harry Augustus Agnew


  • Marilla Ann Smith




World Events (8)


Age 1

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gnímh ‘descendant of Gníomh’, a byname meaning ‘action’ or ‘activity’. The Ó Gnímhs were hereditary poets to a branch of the O’Neills; in this family the traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Susie Heath in household of Joseph Heath, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susie Aynew in entry for Basil George Heath and Janet Conley Laxton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Susie Agnew in entry for Basil George Heath and Janet Conley Laxton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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