Grace Adeline Bottom

25 October 1888–10 May 1969 (Age 80)
Ruskin, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Grace Adeline

When Grace Adeline Bottom was born on 25 October 1888, in Ruskin, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States, her father, Franklin Herrick Bottom, was 24 and her mother, Sophia Alice Hill, was 20. She lived in Logan Township, Clay, Nebraska, United States for about 40 years. She died on 10 May 1969, at the age of 80.

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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 2

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in a broad valley, from Old English botm ‘valley bottom’.2 In some cases, a mistranslation of French Lafond, in which Old French la fond ‘fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.

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

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  • Grace Herrick in household of Wm Herrick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace A Herrick in household of Will Herrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Herrick in household of Will Herrick, "United States Census, 1920"

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