Mary Grace Adling

16 March 1897–4 May 1989 (Age 92)
Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Mary Grace

When Mary Grace Adling was born on 16 March 1897, in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Adling, was 24 and her mother, Anna Celica Wallen, was 19. She married John William Clark Sessler on 22 November 1919, in Gila, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 4 May 1989, in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

John William Clark Sessler
Mary Grace Adling
Marriage: 22 November 1919
Betty Ann Smith Sessler
Louis Samuel Sessler

Spouse and Children

22 November 1919
Gila, Arizona, United States


    Betty Ann Smith Sessler


    Louis Samuel Sessler


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harlin .2 German: possibly from a Germanic personal name derived from Old High German aro ‘eagle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margirete Sessler in household of Jack W Sessler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary G Aueting in household of William Aueting, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Sessler in household of John Sessler, "United States Census, 1920"

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