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 Grace Mae <I>Simon</I> Root

Grace Mae Simon Root

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Death 5 Aug 1973 (aged 93)
Burial Diamond, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 32264344 · View Source
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Grace Mae Simon was born Dec 15, 1878 (in MO, probably Carterville) and died Aug 5, 1973 at Carterville, MO. She was the daughter of Jacob Elam Simon & Frances Curl Simon, my great grandparents.

Grace had the following siblings: Nancy (Nannie Belle), Stella Gertrude (died young), Edward Michael (my grandfather), Harry "Dick", Susan E. (died young), Lena (or perhaps Eva Lena - died young), Mary Acelia & John Reger.

Grace was only 14 years old when her father died in "a freak wagon accident" in Carterville in 1892.

Grace married Lewis Hiram Root and they had 5 children: Thomas, Edward (called Eddie), Joseph (called Jodie), Hugh (called Buck) and Irene.

According to Grace's obit, which appeared in the Webb City Sentinel on Aug 10, 1973, she died on a Sunday afternoon at Elmhurst, where she had been a patient since 1966. Survivors include her daughter Irene and son Buck, 2 brothers: Dick & John, 4 grandchildren & 5 great grand-children.


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  • Maintained by: Joyce Snell
  • Originally Created by: a car
  • Added: 18 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32264344
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Mae Simon Root (15 Dec 1879–5 Aug 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32264344, citing Diamond Cemetery, Diamond, Newton County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Snell (contributor 47290411) .