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Grace Helen Temple
Female 1891 - 1974

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  • Birth  30 Jan 1891  Ashland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Grace Helen Temple Olmstead 
    Occupation  Painter 
    Residence  Between 1915 and 1974  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  Between 1974 and 1980 
    Person ID  I6045  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  21 Sep 2021 
     
    Father  Harvey W. Temple,   b. Abt 1861, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1892, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Elizabeth Skold,   b. 8 Dec 1872, Berg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1964, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Aug 1890  Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F138  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Oliver Wolcott Roosevelt,   b. 27 Nov 1890, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1953, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Mar 1916  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Divorced  Bef 1922 
    Children 
     1. James West Roosevelt,   b. 20 May 1917, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 2011
    Family ID  F2665  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Emanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie,   b. Abt 1900,   d. 12 Jun 1969, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Mar 1931  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID  F2666  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Grace studied Art in England and France. She also served in Paris in the American ambulance corps at the beginning of World War I.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Warren>Marriages>1866 Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 August 2021.).
      Married by pastor of St. William Church in Ware

    2. [S1863] Boston Herald, Boston, Massachusetts (online archive), "Grace T. Roosevelt Married in Paris: Becomes Bride of Baron Emanuel De La Vigerie," Wednesday, March 18, 1931, page. Fifteen, Column 7; GenealogyBank (http://www.genealogybank.com : accessed 25 April 2021.).
      "This is the baroness's second marriage. On March 16, 1916, she was married to Oliver Wolcott Roosevelt, at her mother's home in West Brookfield."

    3. [S1863] Boston Herald, Boston, Massachusetts (online archive), "Grace T. Roosevelt Married in Paris: Becomes Bride of Baron Emanuel De La Vigerie," Wednesday 18 March 1931, page 15; (http://www.genealogybank.com).
      "West Brookfield, March 17 (AP) - The marriage of Mrs. Grace Temple Roosevelt and Baron Emanuel D'Astier De La Vigerie of Paris, March 5, in Paris, was announced by the bride's mother, Mrs. Chauncey L. Olmstead of this town today. The couple were married in the church of St. Francis DeSales."

    4. [S2146] Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920, Marriages Registered in he town of West Brookfield for the Year Nineteen Hundred and Sixteen, Page 577 [stamped] Record No. 5; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1GY-WP : 20 May 2014), Marriages > Marriages 1916 vol 639 Nantucket-Worcester > image 580 of 710; State Archives, Boston..
      Married March 6 in West Broookfield, Mass. Oliver Roosevelt age 25, of Paris, France, Banking, born New York, NY, son of J West and Laura (D'Orrmialy) and Grace Helen Temple Olmstead, of Paris, Fance, age 25, At [sic], born Ashland, Mass., daughter of Harvey Temple and Maria Elizabeth Skold. Married by Walton S Danker of Worcester, Mass., Episcopal Clergyman.