Frank Wood Grey

4 March 1875–26 January 1953 (Age 77)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Wood

When Frank Wood Grey was born on 4 March 1875, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, his father, George W Grey, was 26 and his mother, Mary Wood, was 22. He married Daisy Caroline Kidder on 1 January 1901, in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Buckeye, Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Marion, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 26 January 1953, in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States.

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Frank Wood Grey
Daisy Caroline Kidder
Marriage: 1 January 1901
Eural Clinton Grey
Ralph I. Grey
Paul W Grey
George Ancil Grey
Cora M Grey
Mc Henry W Grey

Spouse and Children

1 January 1901
Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George W Grey


    Mary Wood




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

1 English: variant spelling of Gray 1.2 German: dialect variant of Grau .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank W Grey in household of George W Grey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Grey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Grey, "United States Census, 1920"

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