Maude Grace Packard

30 July 1883–10 July 1933 (Age 49)
DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Maude Grace

When Maude Grace Packard was born on 30 July 1883, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, her father, George Floyd Packard, was 28 and her mother, Ida May Campbell, was 20. She married William Darrah Mincks on 16 February 1903, in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kirkland, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1900 and LeRoy Township, Boone, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 10 July 1933, in Jackson Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Lowell, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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William Darrah Mincks
Maude Grace Packard
Marriage: 16 February 1903
Ida Ellen Mincks
Lila Belle Mincks
Bernice Leah Mincks
June Louise Mincks
Wilma Grace Mincks
Millard Corwin Mincks
Cyrus William Mincks

Spouse and Children

16 February 1903
Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 15

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English pa(c)k ‘pack’, ‘bundle’ + the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard, hence a derogatory occupational name for a peddler.2 English: pejorative derivative of the Middle English personal name Pack .3 English: from a Norman personal name, Pachard, Baghard, composed of the Germanic elements pac, bag ‘fight’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Maud Packard in household of George Packard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maud Mincks in household of William D Mincks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maude Mincks in household of William D Mincks, "United States Census, 1920"

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