Grace Elizabeth Pepple

Female20 September 1887–3 November 1966

Brief Life History of Grace Elizabeth

When Grace Elizabeth Pepple was born on 20 September 1887, in Mendon, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, William Calvin Pepple, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ella Christner, was 24. She married John Franklin "Frank" Elston on 29 March 1906, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Montrose Township, Lee, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 November 1966, in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin "Frank" Elston
1888–1962
Grace Elizabeth Pepple
1887–1966
Marriage: 29 March 1906
Carl Franklin Elston
1906–1971
Flossie Marie Elston
1908–1990
Goldie May Elston
1910–1987
Mabel Ruby Elston
1912–2002
Nellie Berdeen Elston
1914–1989
Paul William Elston
1916–1973
Gerald Leroy Elston
1917–1921
Donald Kenneth Elston
1919–1993

Sources (21)

  • Grace E Elston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Grace Pepple, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Mrs Grace Elston, "Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1906Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 5

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 21

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Peppel .

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

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