John Mace

Male22 May 1861–5 May 1942

Brief Life History of John

When John Mace was born on 22 May 1861, in Boxley, Adams Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, William B Mace, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Mills, was 26. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 5 May 1942, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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John Mace
Sarah Eliza Snodgrass

Sources (3)

  • John M Mace in household of M Sarah Mace, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Mace, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • John Mace, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Masse, probably a shortened form of Matthew (compare Massey and Massett ) or possibly of Thomas .

French and Breton (Macé): from the French personal name Macé, a vernacular form of Mathieu ‘Matthew’. Compare Masse 5 and Maze 3.

French (Macé): habitational name from Macé or La Ferté-Macé in Orne, the former so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum), the latter from the personal name Macé (see 2 above).

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

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