Grace May Wilson

4 September 1891–20 November 1953 (Age 62)
Clay, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Grace May

When Grace May Wilson was born on 4 September 1891, in Clay, Sacramento, California, United States, her father, William Henry Wilson, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Russell, was 26. She married Arthur William Roseberry on 22 August 1911, in San Joaquin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lodi, Lombardy, Italy in 13 and Elkhorn Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States for about 40 years. She died on 20 November 1953, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Arthur William Roseberry
Grace May Wilson
Marriage: 22 August 1911
Evelyn May Roseberry

Spouse and Children

22 August 1911
San Joaquin, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

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

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gracie Wilson in household of William Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Roseberry in household of Arthur Roseberry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Roseberry in household of Arthur W Roseberry, "United States Census, 1920"

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