Grace

1880–
Trent, Middlecreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grace

Grace was born in 1880, in Trent, Middlecreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Harriet Etta Neiderheiser in 1899, in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Grace
1880–
Harriet Etta Neiderheiser
1884–1976
Marriage: 1899

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 25

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname from Middle English, Old French grace ‘charm’, ‘pleasantness’ (Latin gratia). 2. from the female personal name Grace, which was popular in the Middle Ages. This seems in the first instance to have been from a Germanic element grīs ‘gray’ ( see Grice 1), but was soon associated by folk etymology with the Latin word meaning ‘charm’.

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

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