Grace Amrhein

Brief Life History of Grace

Grace Amrhein was born on 14 October 1905, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. She had at least 1 son with Wilbur Pettit. She died in 1984, in Amityville, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Pettit
1900–1976
Grace Amrhein
1905–1984
Wilbur David Pettit
1929–1986

Sources (1)

  • Grace Armkein in entry for Wilbur Pettit, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Laurette, Marielle.

German and Alsatian: topographic name for someone living by the Rhine river (German Rhein). In some cases a re-interpretation of Amrain, see Amrein 1.

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

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