Marie Grace Sulzer

10 March 1885–15 August 1974 (Age 89)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Marie Grace

When Marie Grace Sulzer was born on 10 March 1885, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, Georg Sulzer, was 22 and her mother, Mary Herrmann, was 23. She died on 15 August 1974, in Palos Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Georg Sulzer
1862–1934
Mary Herrmann
1862–1946
Marie Grace Sulzer
1885–1974
Joseph George Sulzer
1886–1886
Anna Veronica Sulzer
1887–
Francis George Jacob Sulzer
1888–1954
Charles John Sulzer
1892–1961
George Sulzer
1892–
Elizabeth Lee Sulzer
1892–1969
Anna Sulzer
1894–

Parents and Siblings

    Georg Sulzer

    Male1862–1934Male

    Mary Herrmann

    Female1862–1946Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1885–1974Female

    Joseph George Sulzer

    Male1886–1886Male

    Anna Veronica Sulzer

    Female1887–Female

    Francis George Jacob Sulzer

    Male1888–1954Male

    Charles John Sulzer

    Male1892–1961Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for someone who made prepared meats, from Middle High German sulzer ‘butcher’, ‘charcutier’.2 German: from a derivative of Middle High German sulze ‘brine’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a source of salty water, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Sulz.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Sulzer in household of George Sulzer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sulzer, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Mayme Schultz, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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