Nick Grad

1928–before 2013 (Age 85)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Nick

When Nick Grad was born in 1928, in North Dakota, United States, his father, Joseph "Joe" Grad, was 48 and his mother, Caroline Lesmeister, was 40. He lived in Pierce, North Dakota, United States in 1930. He died before 2013, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph "Joe" Grad
1880–1966
Caroline Lesmeister
1888–1977
Magdalena "Lena" Grad
1906–2001
Lena P Grad
–2013
Caroline Grad
Katherine Grad
Rose Grad
1912–2013
Edward Grad
1913–2013
Theresa Grad
1916–2013
Phillip Grad
1918–2006
Ludwig "Louie" Grad
1920–2011
Elizabeth Betty Grad
1923–2014
Velentine Grad
1923–
Leo Grad
1926–2013
Nick Grad
1928–2013

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph "Joe" Grad

    Male1880–1966Male

    Caroline Lesmeister

    Female1888–1977Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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.
1931

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Slovenian: topographic name from grad ‘castle’.2 Possibly also a Slovenian and Polish nickname from the obsolete noun grad ‘hail’ (in the sense ‘precipitation’).3 German: borrowing of 1 or alternatively a nickname either from Middle High German grātac ‘greedy’ or, in the south, from Middle High German gerāde ‘swift’, ‘skillful’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nickolaus Grad in household of Joseph P Grad, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nick Grad in entry for Louis Or Louie Grad, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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