Teresa Gackowska

1873–1945 (Age 71)
Spring Valley, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Teresa

When Teresa Gackowska was born on 18 October 1873, her father, John Gatzgorska, was 28 and her mother, Agnes, was 23. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Charles J. Rice. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Hall Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 30 May 1945, in Spring Valley, Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Teresa Gackowska
Charles J. Rice
Flora Rice
Francis Rice
Frank Joseph Rice
Rose Rice
Charles Rice Jr
Peter Rice
Roman Rice
Annie Rice
Marie Rice

Spouse & Children

  • Female1873–1945Female

  • Charles J. Rice




  • Flora Rice


  • Francis Rice


  • Male1897–1981Male

  • Rose Rice


  • Male1902–1950Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Gatzgorska


  • Agnes




  • Female1873–1945Female

  • Fabian Gatzkowski


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 12

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 19

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

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Sources (3)

  • Terresa Rice in household of Charles Rice, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Teresa Rice in household of Charley Rice, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theresa Rice in household of Charley Rice, "United States Census, 1930"

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