Charity Degroot (1903 - 1974)

A photo of Charity Degroot
Charity Degroot
1903 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Charity Degroot was born on September 21, 1903. She died in June 1974 at 70 years old. We know that Charity Degroot had been residing in Massachusetts 02178.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Charity Degroot Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Charity Degroot, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Degroot family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Charity Degroot

First name

Charity

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Charity Degroot was born on

Death

Charity Degroot died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Charity.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Charity Degroot?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Charity's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Charity a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Massachusetts 02178

Education

Did Charity finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Charity attend?

Professions

Share what Charity did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Charity's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Charity serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Charity Degroot Family Tree

Charity's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Degroot family tree.

Charity's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Charity Degroot
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Charity's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Charity Degroot. Below are potential family photos that share Charity's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Charity during various points of her life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Charity

What do you remember about Charity Degroot? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Charity is remembered.

Charity Degroot Obituary

This obit of Charity Degroot is maintained by Charity's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Charity Degroot passed away in June 1974 at 70 years old. She was born on September 21, 1903. There is no information about Charity's family or relationships. We know that Charity Degroot had been residing in Massachusetts 02178.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Charity Degroot

1903 - 1974 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Charity's lifetime

In 1903, in the year that Charity Degroot was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1911, at the age of only 8 years old, Charity was alive when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1932, when she was 29 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1954, by the time she was 51 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1974, in the year of Charity Degroot's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

Other Biographies

Other Degroots

Michel N Degroot
Sep 13, 1937 - Mar 21, 2009
San Diego, California
Ties J Degroot
Jul 31, 1930 - Oct 15, 1999
J Degroot
Jan 12, 1913 - January 1989
Ontario, CA
Helena Degroot
Apr 13, 1948 - Apr 12, 2010
Sun City, California
Albertine W Degroot
Mar 19, 1914 - Apr 2, 1997
Pahoa, HI
Ernest Degroot
Sep 22, 1910 - Jul 23, 2003
Chino, CA
Wilhelmina Degroot
Mar 22, 1911 - Jul 18, 1997
Murrieta, CA
Blanche Degroot
Mar 19, 1906 - March 1975
Bellevue, Washington
Eleanor Degroot
Aug 9, 1916 - March 1975
Jacobus Degroot
Mar 19, 1892 - September 1972
Guerneville, California
Estelle Degroot
Jul 10, 1887 - September 1967
Berkeley, California
Berenice Degroot
Jan 22, 1903 - December 1976
Lake Zurich, Illinois
Jacobus Degroot
Sep 5, 1921 - Sep 12, 2007
Visalia, CA
Eugene Degroot
Apr 10, 1911 - May 14, 1998
Pahoa, HI
Martha H Degroot
Mar 27, 1909 - Jun 20, 1994
Deer Park, WA
Bertha L Degroot
Aug 1, 1895 - Sep 15, 1966
Oakland, CA
Mark D Degroot
May 1, 1953 - Feb 4, 2005
Ruth Degroot
May 26, 1890 - July 1975
Venice, California
Cornelia Degroot
Jan 9, 1878 - April 1978
Martinez, California
Thomas S Degroot
Aug 31, 1955 - Feb 23, 2006

Other Bios

Antoinette Bradlee
Feb 15, 1893 - June 1967
Oakland, California
Anita Barreas
Jun 2, 1916 - Jan 30, 2001
Willows, CA
Curtis Joseph Dennison
Jun 29, 1947 - Jul 16, 2010
Upper Lake, California
Alice Braun
Jul 27, 1907 - December 1983
San Francisco, California
Som Muey Mar
May 22, 1918 - Jan 31, 2007
San Francisco, CA
Edgelita B Militar
May 2, 1944 - Aug 20, 1997
San Francisco, CA
Mary Quigley
Aug 28, 1882 - December 1966
San Francisco, California
Jennie Hanna
Jul 25, 1876 - Apr 15, 1966
Mill Valley, CA
Guadalupe R Herrera
Dec 7, 1914 - Jun 13, 2005
Riverside, CA
Bakina Koufos
Aug 20, 1885 - May 1978
San Francisco, California
Julia Kirilloff
Jul 29, 1896 - September 1983
San Francisco, California
P Keller
Jul 30, 1947 - Feb 27, 2006
Jeane Hawthorne
Aug 27, 1908 - March 1982
Vallejo, California
Ngook Louie
Oct 5, 1903 - November 1986
San Francisco, California
Faye Catherine Easley
Feb 3, 1916 - Nov 28, 2010
Livermore, California
Erika Gertrude Schroeder
Nov 1, 1929 - Jan 29, 2010
Grass Valley, California
Jacqueline Nancy Crowell
Jul 30, 1949 - Jun 26, 2009
California
John Gavre
Nov 15, 1948 - September 1976
Brian E Corrigan
Mar 7, 1947 - Dec 5, 2006
David Batz
Apr 12, 1950 - June 1981
Success Stories from Biographies like Charity Degroot
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.