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
Mary Herrmann
Marie Grace Sulzer
Joseph George Sulzer
Anna Veronica Sulzer
Francis George Jacob Sulzer
Charles John Sulzer
George Sulzer
Elizabeth Lee Sulzer
Anna Sulzer

Parents and Siblings

    Georg Sulzer


    Mary Herrmann





    Joseph George Sulzer


    Anna Veronica Sulzer


    Francis George Jacob Sulzer


    Charles John Sulzer


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


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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