Grace Minnie Wyman

Brief Life History of Grace Minnie

When Grace Minnie Wyman was born on 19 September 1910, in Minonk, Woodford, Illinois, United States, her father, John Henry Herman Wyman, was 29 and her mother, Christina Marie Kettwich, was 27. She married John Henry Johnson on 14 June 1931, in Minonk, Woodford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Minonk Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1935. She died on 2 September 2000, in Minonk, Woodford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Minonk Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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John Henry Johnson
Grace Minnie Wyman
Marriage: 14 June 1931
Eugene Arnold Johnson
Janice “Jan” Johnson

Sources (6)

  • Grace Johnson in household of John Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Minnie Wyman Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Grace Johnson in entry for Mrs Minnie C Wyman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wymund, Wymond (Old English Wīgmund, composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + mund ‘protection’). In Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, and Norfolk the personal name may be the Old Norse cognate Vigmundr, Vimund.

Americanized form of North German Weimann . Compare Wiman .

History: John Wyman, from Hertfordshire, England, was one of the founders of Woburn, MA, in 1640.

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

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