Grace Eileen Holly Harris

15 July 1899–14 January 1979 (Age 79)
Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia

The Life Summary of Grace Eileen Holly

When Grace Eileen Holly Harris was born on 15 July 1899, in Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Thomas Harris, was 46 and her mother, Martha Harding, was 41. She married Albert Victor Christie on 15 May 1926, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She died on 14 January 1979, at the age of 79.

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Albert Victor Christie
Grace Eileen Holly Harris
Marriage: 15 May 1926

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World Events (8)

Age 2
First Federal election.
Age 2
The Australian flag flown for the first time.
Age 22
Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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  • Grace Eileen Olly Harris, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Grace Eileen Olly Harris, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938"

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