Earl Pace

7 March 1890–5 March 1907 (Age 17)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Earl

When Earl Pace was born on 7 March 1890, in Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Edward Pace, was 22 and his mother, Idumea Bruce, was 19. He lived in Shiloh Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 5 March 1907, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shiloh Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Edward Pace
1867–1932
Idumea Bruce
1870–1940
Earl Pace
1890–1907
William Roy Pace
1898–
Nell Retta Pace
1899–1946
Pearl Pace
1903–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 3

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis ( see Pascal , Italian Pasquale ).2 nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis).3 Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Earl Pace in household of Edward Pace, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Pace, "Find A Grave Index"

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