Grace Ida Phillips

2 September 1899–30 June 1987 (Age 87)
Christopher, Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace Ida

When Grace Ida Phillips was born on 2 September 1899, in Christopher, Franklin, Illinois, United States, her father, John Wesley Phillips, was 27 and her mother, Erminnie Bell Harrison, was 23. She married Thomas Pinckney Arnett on 1 June 1916, in Franklin, Illinois, United States. She lived in Tyrone Township, Franklin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Hymera, Jackson Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 June 1987, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mulkeytown, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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Moss Andrew Morris
Grace Ida Phillips
Marriage: 8 February 1921

Spouse and Children

8 February 1921
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Arnett in household of Felix G Harrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace I Morris in household of Moss A Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Morris in household of Moss A Morris, "United States Census, 1940"

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