The James Hoard McManus Family:Information about William S. Grace
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William S. Grace (b. Abt. 1780, d. Bef. October 1850)William S. Grace was born Abt. 1780 in ,,KY, and died Bef. October 1850 in ,Cass Co, TX.He married Nancy Grace.
Notes for William S. Grace:
The Norman family of Grace prminent in Irish history since the first Le
Gros came to Ireland with Strongbow. de Gros was finally spelled Grace.
Trace them from Tuscany to Normandy to England. Normans ere more Danes
Normans of France won the Battle of Hastings, A.D. 1066
In 1170 Strongbow, Earl of Pembroke, landed with an English army in
Conquest of South Wales by Anglo - Norman nobles. Among them was Raymond
Fitz-William de Careu surnamed le Gros.Strongbow was Richard de Clare, Earl
of Pembroke.Le Gros married Strongbow's sister and received a great district
in Kilkenney. (SE area of Ireland)
Louise Ruby Notes:
Ala 1830 Census Lauderdale Co. pg 210 line 3
Wm S. Grace 010001-12010
John Grace pg 238 line 161M & 1F(60-70) 1F(20-30) Who?
1840 Census Republic of Texas Gifford WhiteTax Rolls
Red River Co. pg 144Wm S. Grace 1 poll S2,700 A
Tho Grace 1 poll
Cert No 106 3rd class640 A7 Nov 1839Red River Co., TX
Taken in 2 partsNo 2 was forfeited - failed to return field notes
No 1 Ptd. B3.165 Cass Co near Lanark
No 3 By virtue of Cert 106 a 320 A survey 20 June 1843 Bowie Co about
7 1/2 mi SE of Boston
Cert No 661 20 Feb 1839 Wm S. Grace pd John McClure $575.00 for 13 labors of
land originally part of Geo. W. King Cert No 661. "unable to locate" in margin
Ptd B3. 165 assigned to M Powell Oct 1850 for $48.00 by Henderson & Elisabeth
Ward, Sarah H. McAdams and Rebecca M. & Nancy Grace.
Children of William S. Grace and Nancy Grace are:
- +Sarah Grace, b., ,,AL, d. Abt. 1903, Redwater, TX.
- Elizabeth Grace, b., ,,AL, d. 1903, Redwater, TX.
- Rebecca A. Grace, b., ,,AL.