Chester John Tracy

1860–1952 (Age 91)
Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Chester John

When Chester John Tracy was born on 4 September 1860, his father, Lyman Jacob Tracy, was 26 and his mother, Augusta Van Densen Whitlock, was 21. He married Sarah Katherine Brewer on 6 December 1886. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Loup, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 24 May 1952, at the age of 91, and was buried in Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska, United States.

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Chester John Tracy
Sarah Katherine Brewer
Marriage: 6 December 1886
Milford Brewer Tracy
Infant Tracy

Spouse & Children

6 December 1886


  • Male1892–1956Male

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  • Infant Tracy


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 7

Nebraska is the 37th state.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chester J Tracy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester J Tracy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester G Tracey, "United States Census, 1910"

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