Individual Record 999

Name}   Rushworth, Grace Marion Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam  6 Jan 1908 Place} Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York
Marr.: Date} Fam 29 Nov 1929 Place} Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 30 May 1992 Place} Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York
Burial: Date} Aft 30 May 1992 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 353 = Family notes
Source 2} 362 = Letter
Source 3} 366 = 1910 USA cen
Source 4} 408 = Obituary
Source 5} 411 = Obituary
Source 6} 410 = Obituary
Source 7} 499 = Letter
Source 8} 950 = 1920 USA cen
Source 9} 1389=1925 NY cen
Source 10}1390=Yearbook
Source 11}1402=1940 USA cen
Source 12}1394=Phone book
Source 13}552 = S.S. record
Source 14}1363=Genealogy
Parents: } Orlando Nelson Rushworth & Isabella Detwiller
   Relationship No.} 275
1st Household No.} 117 = Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Corporation secretary
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:   Prime} Donelson, Floyd Albert
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Grace Marion Rushworth was born 6 Jan 1908 in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York.  She was the second daughter of Orlando Nelson Rushworth and Isabella Detwiller.  Her older sister Ruth Elizabeth was born in Sep 1906.  The family's residence was 12 Lakeview Avenue, Jamestown.
In the 1910 U.S. census living with the family were Grace's aunt Marion Detwiller and cousin Harry Lorne McNaught.  Grace's brother Elverton Crissey was born in Nov 1910, followed by her sister Isabelle in Nov 1916.  The family was now complete.  In the 1920 U.S. census, her aunt Elizabeth D. Wilson was living with the family.  In the 1925 New York state census, the family was alone.  Her father Nelson was President of the Farmers & Mechanics' Bank.

Grace attended Jamestown High School, and was the Junior Class Historian in 1924.  She attended Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and was in the Junior Choir, 1927 - 1928.

Grace married Floyd Albert Donelson on 29 Nov 1929 in her parent's home in Jamestown, New York.  In the 1930 Jamestown City Directory, they are listed as living at 49 Cameo Apts., Jamestown.  Floyd was the Sec.-Asst.Treas. of the Donelson Trucking & Storage Co., Inc., a family business.  In 1932, Grace and Floyd were living at 317 Hazard , Jamestown, and in 1934 at 75 Barrett.  This her husband's childhood residence.

Their son John Garfield Donelson was born 29 January 1936 in Jamestown.  In the 1940 U.S. census, the family is found at 75 Barrett Avenue.  Grace had completed 4 years of college, and the family was renting the house for $15.00 a month.  In the 1946 Jamestown City Directory, Grace and Floyd are listed as living at 69 Barrett Avenue, with his father.  In the 1953 Jamestown City Directory, Floyd is listed as President of the family company and Grace as Secretary.

Grace died 30 May 1992 in Jamestown, New York.  Her burial place is unknown.  Her husband moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to live with their son, and died in 1993.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 4 yr       or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 11 Apr 2013
Date Created}  24 Apr 1994
Copyright © 2013 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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