Inez Irene Gray

5 August 1908–28 May 1998 (Age 89)
Albion, Whitman, Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Inez Irene

When Inez Irene Gray was born on 5 August 1908, in Albion, Whitman, Washington, United States, her father, Jessie Gray, was 34 and her mother, Lillian Frances Schafer, was 33. She married Frank Oscar Manetsch on 22 June 1932, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. She lived in Whitman, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 28 May 1998, in Woodinville, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Frank Oscar Manetsch
Inez Irene Gray
Marriage: 22 June 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1932Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington
    Age 2
    On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.
    Age 24
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (especially Eastern Ulster; of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Graec(i)us, meaning ‘Greek’ + the locative suffix -acum. This is probably the chief source of the surname in Britain.English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Middle English grey (Old English grǣg, grēg) ‘gray’. In Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled, gray’, including Mac Giolla Riabhaigh; see McGreevy . In North America, this surname has assimilated names with similar meaning from other languages.French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône or Le Gray in Seine-Maritime.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Inez J Gray in household of Jessie Gray, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Inez Irene Gray, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Ines I Gray in household of Jesse Gray, "United States Census, 1910"

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