Grace Aden

10 September 1896–22 January 1979 (Age 82)
Golden, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Grace

When Grace Aden was born on 10 September 1896, in Golden, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Menne Ehme Aden, was 29 and her mother, Reka M. Osterman, was 23. She married Henry Hippen on 16 February 1919, in Golden, Adams, Illinois, United States. She lived in Adams, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Northeast Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 22 January 1979, at the age of 82.

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Henry Hippen
Grace Aden
Marriage: 16 February 1919

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America
Age 14
When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 22
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Frisian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Ade .2 Scottish: habitational name from the old lands and barony of Auden or Aden in Aberdeenshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Aden in household of Minne Aden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Aden in household of Men E Aden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Hippen in household of Mene E Aden, "United States Census, 1920"

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