Grau Family Stories
Here is a list of family stories submitted by our project members. If you have a story about your Grau family and wish to share it with everyone, please use the contact form to email the volunteer administrator of this project.
Seeking Frederick Grace by Herman C. Grace, Sr.
Growing up Hispanic in Santa Fe with the surname Grace was often an impediment to asserting my identity. My father, Augustine “Tinnie” Grace (1904-1973), and I were very close companions, and when he took me hunting deer, elk, or turkey in Dalton Canyon, the Canjelon Mountains or the Pecos wilderness, he would sit by the campfire after dinner and down a few shots of Old Charter. He was not much of a drinker, but the stimulant encouraged him to loosen up and tell many stories about his father, Julian Grace (1858-1930) and his grandfather, Frederick Grace (1828-1898)......
Rev. J. B. Graw, D.D.
Chaplain of the 10th Regiment of NJ (Olden’s Legion)
by Thomas Hutchison