Neil Grady

1875–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Neil

Neil Grady was born in 1875, in Michigan, United States as the son of Henry Grady and Christina Matherson. He married Nellie Myers on 24 January 1900, in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States.

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Neil Grady
1875–
Nellie Myers
1877–
Marriage: 24 January 1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1875–Male

    Nellie Myers

    Female1877–Female

MARRIAGE
24 January 1900
Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Grady

    MaleMale

    Christina Matherson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (Munster and Connacht) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gráda ‘descendant of Gráda’, a byname meaning ‘noble’ ( see O’Grady ). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Bhrádaigh ( see McGrady ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Neil Grady, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Neil Grady, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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