Anna Letitia Grubb

24 November 1864–9 June 1954 (Age 89)
Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Letitia

When Anna Letitia Grubb was born on 24 November 1864, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Grubb, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Mariah Kelly, was 30. She married Elias Lincoln Holloway on 9 October 1884, in Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 9 June 1954, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Elias Lincoln Holloway
Anna Letitia Grubb
Marriage: 9 October 1884
Wilbur LeeRoy Holloway
Elsie Marie Holloway

Spouse and Children

    Elias Lincoln Holloway



9 October 1884
Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Grubb


    Margaret Mariah Kelly




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 3

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: derogatory nickname for a small person, from Middle English grub ‘insect larva’.2 This is a PA name probably representing German Grube .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Grubb in household of Thomas Grubb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Annie Grubb in household of Thomas Grubb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie L Hollaway in household of E L Hollaway, "United States Census, 1900"

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