Grace E Atherton

31 July 1882–9 October 1962 (Age 80)
Stark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace E

When Grace E Atherton was born on 31 July 1882, in Stark, Illinois, United States, her father, Allen Atherton, was 22 and her mother, Emma K Williams, was 21. She married Frank S Amspoker on 4 April 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 October 1962, in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States.

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Frank S Amspoker
1879–1952
Grace E Atherton
1882–1962
Marriage: 4 April 1912
Gertrude Jane Amspoker
1915–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1912
Douglas, Converse Co., Wyoming, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

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.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æðelhere + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace E Atherton in household of Allen Atherton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Atherton, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Grace Atherton Amspoker (1882 - 1962) - Find A Grave Memorial

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