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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 July 5.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Mary Ann Adair (1822-1892)Thomas Adair (1774-1858)Rebecca Brown (1776-1846)Pickens County, Alabama, United States
Sarah Adair (1775-1855)James Adair (1747-1831)Rebecca Montgomery (1750-1835)Laurens County, South Carolina, United States
Blanche Ray Alden (1870-1934)Philo Washington Alden (1840-1920)Eliza Dutton (1839-1881)Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Lucia Allred (1903-1963)Lawrence Elvin Allred (1867-1930)Edah Eveline Maxfield (1874-1963)Raymond, Warner County, Alberta, Canada
Gilberto Arrivabene-Valenti-Gonzaga (1961-)Leonardo Arrivabene-Valenti-Gonzaga (1904-1971)Maria delle Grazie Brandolini d'Adda (1923-2018)Rome, Italy
Stanhope Aspinwall (1713-1771)Richard AspinwallElizabeth Stanhope (1683-1711)Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Timothy Atwood (1731-1820)John Atwood (1686-1745)Thankful Gray Williamson (1702-1745)Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Margaret Aust (1840-1900)Berlin, Germany
Robert Bacon (1860-1919)William Benjamin Bacon (1823-1906)Emily Crosby Low (1835-1871)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Rhoda Abbott (1776-1816)Moses Abbott (1735-1826)Elizabeth Holt (1743-1838)Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Timothy Alden (1771-1839)Timothy Alden (1736-1828)Sarah Weld (1738-1796)Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Rosanna Alves (1917-2000)Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Harriet Apps (1842-1930)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Dalton, New South Wales, Australia
Ferran de Mallorca (1278-1316)Jaime de Mallorca (1243-1311)Esclarmonde de Foix (c1255-aft1299)
Aline Rose Arbuthnot-Leslie (1888-1948)George Arbuthnot-Leslie (1847-1896)Mary Rose Leslie (1851-1900)
Joseph Arnold (1761-1796)Joseph Arnold (1725-1801)Anne Lockwood (1730-1772)Rhode Island, United States
Paul Atkins (1798-1883)Paul Atkins (1770-1851)Mary Higgins (1770-1838)Truro, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Glen Arnold Barrer (1891-1960)Robert Barrer (1857-1918)Fanny Malvina Arnold (1856-1932)Cudahy, Wisconsin, United States
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

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Joseph Adams (1730-1809)Samuel Adams (1694-1751)Sarah Paine (1697-1777)Abigail Perrin (1734-1807)Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine, United States
John Christian Bangerter (1898-1994)Johann Christian Bangerter (1867-1958)Katharina Schaaf (1874-1905)Grace Lucile Monson (1903-1986)Salt Lake County, Utah
Francis Charles Baring (1852-1926)William Henry Baring (1819-1906)Elizabeth Hammersley (1825-1897)Isabella Augusta Schuster (1860-1945)
Abigail Barrell (1830-1867)Nelson Barrell (1800-c1850)Mehitable Jones (1801-1869)Levi Goddard Kendall (1827-1906)Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Elizabeth Baynton (c1596-1638)Henry Baynton (1574-1616)Lucy Danvers (1575-1621)John Dutton (c1594-1657)
Eric Selby Povey Betts (1905-1969)David Betts (1873-1944)Lily Morton (1881-1957)Elizabeth Ada Morton (1905-1978)Granville, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Bingham (1738-1787)Joseph Bingham (1709-1787)Ruth Post (1711-1796)Rachael Weed (1737-1800)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Alexander Books (c1786-1864)Margaret Grono (c1804-1878)Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington (1612-1698)Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork (1566-1643)Catherine Fenton (-1630)Elizabeth Clifford (1613-1698)Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Solomon Angell (1806-1881)James Williams Angell (1776-1851)Phebe Ann Morton (1786-1854)Lucinda Clark (1822-1904)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
John Bemis (1767-1852)Abijah Bemis (1723-1790)Dinah Hagar (1728-1792)Mary Flagg (1771-)Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Caroline Cavendish (1719-1760)William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755)Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)William Ponsonby, 2nd Earl of Bessborough (1704-1793)
John Fay (1641-1690)Susanna Shattuck (1642-1716)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Barend Hoogland (1830-1914)Heertje Hoogland (1796-1871)Guurtje Hoogland (1796-1840)Dieuwertje Bleeker (1819-)Blokker, North Holland, Netherlands
Mary Catherine Sackville-West (1824-1900)George John Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr (1791-1869)Elizabeth Sackville, 1st Baroness Buckhurst (1795-1870)Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby (1826-1893)
Susanna Shattuck (1642-1716)William Shattuck (1621-1672)Susanna Hayden (1621-1686)John Fay (1641-1690)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Erich A.W. von Krosigk (1829-1917)Adolf von Krosigk (1799-1856)Elisabeth von Westphalen (1800-1863)Luise von Schwerin (1853-)Neustrelitz
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