Grace Lavantia Wilcox

5 November 1873–12 July 1953 (Age 79)
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Grace Lavantia

When Grace Lavantia Wilcox was born on 5 November 1873, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph Edwin Wilcox, was 47 and her mother, Eunice Chase Gregg, was 45. She died on 12 July 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edwin Wilcox
1826–1876
Eunice Chase Gregg
1828–
Sarah A. Wilcox
1854–1879
Helen F Wilcox
1856–1911
George M Wilcox
1858–
Nancy M Wilcox
1860–
Priscilla Gregg Wilcox
1862–1945
Charles E Wilcox
1864–
Daniel W Wilcox
1869–1931
Wilcox
1872–
Grace Lavantia Wilcox
1873–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Edwin Wilcox

    Male1826–1876Male

    Eunice Chase Gregg

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(9)

    Sarah A. Wilcox

    Female1854–1879Female

    Female1856–1911Female

    George M Wilcox

    Male1858–Male

    Nancy M Wilcox

    Female1860–Female

    Female1862–1945Female

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Grace Lavantia Wilcox, "New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959"

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