Grace Gravitt

17 February 1892–7 August 1953 (Age 61)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Gravitt was born on 17 February 1892, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Joel Baxter Hall, was 38 and her mother, Saretta Virginia Wyles, was 33. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with James Monroe Gravitt. She lived in Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Walker, San Remigio, Antique, Philippines in 1953. She died on 7 August 1953, in Walker, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Center Point Cemetery, Walker, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Gravitt
1889–1958
Grace Gravitt
1892–1953
Gladys Lee Gravitt Russell
1912–1989
Wilson Gravitt
Estella Gravitt Cooper Williams
1914–1991
Charles Gravitt
1916–2001
Irene Gravitt McCroskey
1919–1983
James Clifford Gravitt
1923–1978
Saratta Audessie Gravitt Weber
1927–2010

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Gladys Lee Gravitt Russell

    Female1912–1989Female

    Female1914–1991Female

    Charles Gravitt

    Male1916–2001Male

    Irene Gravitt McCroskey

    Female1919–1983Female

    James Clifford Gravitt

    Male1923–1978Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joel Baxter Hall

    Male1853–1923Male

    Saretta Virginia Wyles

    Female1858–Female

siblings

(4)

    Lester Hall

    Male1881–Male

    Female1884–1962Female

    Female1892–1953Female

    Addie Willis Hall

    Female1894–1964Female

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gravett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gracie Hall in household of Joel B Hall, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gracie Gravett in household of Joel B Hall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Granitt in household of J M Granitt, "United States Census, 1940"

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