Grace Ellen Goodpasture

28 November 1885–5 November 1949 (Age 63)
Menard, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace Ellen

When Grace Ellen Goodpasture was born on 28 November 1885, in Menard, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Goodpasture, was 35 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Traylor, was 34. She married Carl James Comingoer in February 1910, in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States. She lived in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 5 November 1949, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Carl James Comingoer
Grace Ellen Goodpasture
Marriage: February 1910

Spouse and Children

February 1910
Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Probably a mistranslation of Swiss German Vollenweider , a topographic name actually meaning ‘foal pasture’, but wrongly interpreted as ‘full pasture’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace E Consingoer in household of Carl J Consingoer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace E Comingoer in household of Carl J Comingoer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Comingore in household of Jefferson Goodpasture, "United States Census, 1910"

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