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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Charles Henry Bancroft
Rosetta Louise Whitney
Bertha Bancroft
Ruth Bancroft
Grace Winifred Bancroft
Marsden Franklin Bancroft
Helen Bancroft
Harlan C. Bancroft

Parents and Siblings



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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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