Grace Winifred Bancroft

25 February 1892–
Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Grace Winifred

When Grace Winifred Bancroft was born on 25 February 1892, in Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, her father, Charles Henry Bancroft, was 30 and her mother, Rosetta Louise Whitney, was 29. She lived in Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Bancroft
1861–1927
Rosetta Louise Whitney
1862–1955
Bertha Bancroft
1889–1967
Ruth Bancroft
1896–
Grace Winifred Bancroft
1892–
Marsden Franklin Bancroft
1893–1970
Helen Bancroft
1897–1995
Harlan C. Bancroft
1903–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bancroft, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular) + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Crase W Bancroft in household of Benjamin F Marsden, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Grace Bancroft in household of Charles Bancroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace W Bancroft in household of Benjamin F Marsden, "United States Census, 1900"

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