Edward "Ted" Grasley

29 December 1921–21 February 1996 (Age 74)
Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edward "Ted"

When Edward "Ted" Grasley was born on 29 December 1921, in Wellington, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Frederick Grasley, was 26 and his mother, Rose Amelia Fuller, was 30. He died on 21 February 1996, in Magnetawan, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Frederick Grasley
1895–1926
Rose Amelia Fuller
1891–1923
Edith Ivy Grasley
1913–2002
Ellen Rose Grasley
1915–2005
Lloyd Wesley Frederick Grasley
1918–2004
Dorothy May Grasley
1920–1976
Edward "Ted" Grasley
1921–1996
Victor Clarence Grasley
1922–1996
Grasley
1923–1923

Parents and Siblings

    William Frederick Grasley

    Male1895–1926Male

    Rose Amelia Fuller

    Female1891–1923Female

siblings

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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 13

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 22

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 34

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of South German Gräsle or Swiss German Gräsli, diminutives of Gras ( see Grass ).2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Grässle or Grässling, from a Germanic personal name reflected by Old High German grātag ‘greedy’.

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

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