Grace Irons Williams

19 July 1873–17 May 1953 (Age 79)
Roselle, DuPage, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace Irons

When Grace Irons Williams was born on 19 July 1873, in Roselle, DuPage, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry G Williams, was 24 and her mother, Fredricka S Seegert, was 18. She died on 17 May 1953, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Otis Johnson Baldwin
Grace Irons Williams

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry G Williams


    Fredricka S Seegert





    May O Williams



    Ethel Williams


    Myrtle Williams


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 12

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Williams in household of Henry Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace Baldwin in household of Otis J Baldwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace I Baldwin in household of Otis J Baldwin, "United States Census, 1930"

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