Grace Southard (1899 - 1987)

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Olympia, Thurston County, Washington

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Charles Edward Southard

Charles Edward Southard

Thomas S. Southard, World War Two

Thomas S. Southard, World War Two

James Houston Southard

James Houston Southard

David Bailey, Charles Southard, and Ray Bailey

David Bailey, Charles Southard, and Ray Bailey

Bob Pruett, Ray Bailey, and Charles Southard 1961

Bob Pruett, Ray Bailey, and Charles Southard 1961

Edna Southard Skinner

Edna Southard Skinner

Edna Estelle Southard Pease

Edna Estelle Southard Pease

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1899 - In the year that Grace Southard was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1912 - By the time she was merely 13 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1932 - When she was 33 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.

1953 - Grace was 54 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1987 - In the year of Grace Southard's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Grace Southard died on November 12, 1987 at age 88. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on January 21, 1899. We have no information about Grace's family. We know that Grace Southard had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington.

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