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Grace, born in Keynsham Hospital, Keynsham, Bristol at about 7.30pm on Thursday 27th April 1933, home address 14 Sweets Road, Kingswood, Bristol, didn’t like her middle name ‘Enid’ and never used it.

She was influenced during childhood and teenage life by her grandmother, Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958), aka ‘Grand Pratt’. Grand Pratt lived with the family until her death in 1958 and was cared for by her daughter-in-law, Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994) aka ‘Eva’; Grace’s mother. Eva frequently said "I never had Grace until Grand Pratt died" by which time Grace was married anyway. ---read more

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Today is October 17.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Stephen Adams (1807-1857)David Adams (1778-1848)Hannah Fowler (1796-1833)Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States
Nathan Alden (1677-1701)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Hyrum Allphin (1862-1863)Israel Dodge Allphin (1814-1903)Susan Emeline Dameron (1833-1879)Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah, United States
Jesse Appleton (1772-1819)Francis Appleton (1733-1816)Elizabeth Hubbard (1730-1815)New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Edwin Apps (1861-1932)Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875)Harriet Eggins (1838-1875)Bolwarra, New South Wales, Australia
George Frederick Arledge (1863-1936)Jesse E. Arledge (1822-1884)Emily A. Taylor (1833-1883)
Adeline Jane Armagost (1916-2000)Walter James Armagost (1891-1980)Mary Fern Buckingham (1895-1961)Beaver Crossing, Seward County, Nebraska, United States
Gerald Arthur Atkins (1919-1941)Bernard Beals Atkins (1896-1976)Lola Kelley (1899-1930)Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States
Margaret Ashcroft (1850-1924)Henry Ashcroft (1827-1896)Rebecca Frances Taber (1830-1902)New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Arnold Achleitner (1858-1945)Berlin, Germany
Joseph Adair (1735-1812)Joseph Adair (1711-1788)Sarah Laferty (1715-1767)Laurens County, South Carolina, United States
Harriet Albury (1854-1935)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia81
Victor Cecil Belcher (1899-1971)Charles Ernest Belcher (1846-1919)Ada Rose Hahn (1870-1949)Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia72
Maurice Frederick FitzHardinge Berkeley, 1st Baron FitzHardinge (1788-1867)Frederick Augustus Berkeley, 5th Earl of Berkeley (1745-1810)Mary Cole (c1767-1844)
Robert Blanch (1808-1885)Edward Blanch (c1787-1860)Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837)Woodford Island, New South Wales, Australia77
Violet Hyacinth Bowes-Lyon (1882-1893)Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944)Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)Ham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Samuel Brazel (1848-1922)Michael Brazel (1814-1885)Rebecca Hampton (1823-1848)Walcha, New South Wales, Australia74
Lydia Brigham (1691-1757)Samuel Brigham (1652-1713)Elizabeth Howe (1665-1739)Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Henry Adams (1609-1676)Henry Adams (1582-1646)Edith Squire (1587-1673)Elizabeth Paine (1620-1676)Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Albert Alabaster (1920-2000)James Alabaster (1888-1978)Alyssa Mac Sitric (1890-1958)Jennifer Beli (1924-1997)Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Elisha Mathewson Aldrich (1809-1898)Richard Aldrich (1778-1853)Hannah Aldrich (1777-1853)Rebecca Phetteplace Evans (1810-1874)Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Thomas Apps (1844-1911)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Ellen Butcher (1846-1896)Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Margaret Arderne (c1606-1644)Henry Ardenerne (1603-1703)Edward Warren (1605-1687)Cheshire, England
Francis Rose Arnold (1837-1922)Daniel Hinckley Arnold (1800-1887)Harriet Maria Welles (1802-1867)Mary Martha Samuels (1857-1928)New York City, New York, United States
Siegfried I. von Anhalt (c1230-1298)Heinrich I. von Anhalt (c1170-1252)Irmgard von Thüringen (1196-1244)Katharina of Sweden (1245-aft1289)
William Ashcroft (1849-1901)John Ashcroft (1814-1882)Ann Jenkins (1818-1870)Lovice Angelina Espesia Roberds (1859-1938)San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California
James Henry Baldwin (1854-1926)Henry Baldwin (1827-1864)Mary Ann Houston (1835-1856)Mary Jane Joyce (1855-1921)Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Jane Burroughs (c1690-)Thomas May (c1690-)Sutton Valence, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Charles Ora Card (1839-1906)Cyrus Williams Card (1814-1900)Sarah Ann Tuttle (1819-1894)Sarah Jane Painter (1858-1936)Logan, Cache County, Utah, United States
Mary Coddington (c1819-1900)John Coddington (c1787-1861)Esther Saxbee (-1865)Edward Quince (c1817-1888)Quadring, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
William Stratford Dugdale, 2nd Bart (1922-2014)William Francis Stratford Dugdale, 1st Bart (1872-1965)Margaret Gilmour (1892-1965)Cecilia Mary Mount (1931-)
Thomas Freeman (1676-1717)Thomas Freeman (1653-1716)Rebecca Sparrow (1655-1740)Mary Smith (1685-1732)Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
John Collins Warren (1778-1856)John Warren (1753-1815)Abigail Collins (1760-1832)Anna Winthrop (c1803-1850)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Tassilo von Fürstenberg (1903-1989)Karl Emil von Fürstenberg (1867-1945)Mária Matild Georgina Festetics von Tolna (1881-1953)Cecilie Blaffer (bef1975)Paris, France
Friedrich III. von Hessen-Homburg (1673-1746)Friedrich II. von Hessen-Homburg (1633-1708)Luise Elisabeth von Kurland (1646-1690)Christine von Nassau-Ottweiler (1685-1761)Saarbrücken, Germany
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