Grace Mayhew

15 July 1887–
Norton, Essex, Vermont, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Mayhew was born on 15 July 1887, in Norton, Essex, Vermont, United States, her father, Allison Albert Mayhew, was 27 and her mother, Grace Mary Chesney, was 19.

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Family Time Line

Allison Albert Mayhew
1860–1918
Grace Mary Chesney
1868–1923
Grace Mayhew
1887–
Ina Blanche Mayhew
1887–
Annie Vinnie Mayhew
1889–1960
Ralph Irvine Mayhew
1891–
Henrietta Beatrice Mayhew
1893–1899
Helen Grace Mayhew
1899–1954
Elton Chesney Mayhew
1905–1987

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman French personal name Mahieu, a variant of Mathieu ( see Matthew ).2 Anglicized form of French Mailloux .

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

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  • Grace Mayhew, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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