Grace Katherine Aney

1902–2001 (Age 99)
Bonanza, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Grace Katherine

When Grace Katherine Aney was born on 6 November 1902, in Bonanza, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, her father, Frank Harrison Aney, was 38 and her mother, Mary Jane Lillie Baughman, was 32. She married John Benjamin Baker on 1 October 1919, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. She lived in Sullivan Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 14 November 2001, in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Grace Katherine Aney
John Benjamin Baker
Marriage: 1 October 1919

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1 October 1919
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 27

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a respelling of French Ané, from a personal name derived from Latin Asinarius.

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

Sources (2)

  • Grace Aney in household of Frank Aney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace K. Aney, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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