Mary Grace Strawn

19 October 1938–12 October 1996 (Age 58)
New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Grace

When Mary Grace Strawn was born on 19 October 1938, in New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States, her father, Thomas Coleman Strawn, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Nell Lee, was 20. She died on 12 October 1996, at the age of 57.

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Thomas Coleman Strawn
Elizabeth Nell Lee
Marjorie Nell Strawn
Mary Grace Strawn
Phillip Lee Strawn

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World Events (8)

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 1

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Strachan or Straughan , reflecting the pronunciation.

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

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