Grace Mitchell

1884–1952 (Age 68)
Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace

Grace Mitchell was born in 1884, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States as the daughter of Henry Mitchell and Eva. She married Milton Anderson Carpenter on 6 January 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Anderson, Madison, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 14 August 1952, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Mitchell
Milton Anderson Carpenter
Marriage: 6 January 1900
Guss Edward Carpenter
Ruth Carpenter
Edna Irene Carpenter
Stella Dolly Carpenter

Spouse & Children

  • Female1884–1952Female

  • Milton Anderson Carpenter


6 January 1900


  • Guss Edward Carpenter


  • Ruth Carpenter


  • Female1908–1964Female

  • Stella Dolly Carpenter


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Mitchell


  • Eva




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

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.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grace Carpenter in household of Milton Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Carpenter in household of Milton Carpenter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Culman, "United States Census, 1930"

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