Grace Elizabeth Aney

1894–1977 (Age 82)
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Grace Elizabeth

When Grace Elizabeth Aney was born on 13 September 1894, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Herman A. Aney, was 30 and her mother, Jane E "Jennie" Henry, was 28. She married George Alexander Gnewikow on 26 November 1913, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wilton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Wisconsin, United States in 1977. She died on 13 August 1977, in Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace Elizabeth Aney
George Alexander Gnewikow
Marriage: 26 November 1913
Ethel J Gnewikow
June Christina Gnewikow

Spouse & Children

26 November 1913
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States


  • Ethel J Gnewikow


  • June Christina Gnewikow


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1863–1944Male

  • Jane E "Jennie" Henry




  • Male1890–1960Male

  • Female1894–1977Female

  • Clare Aney


  • Harvey Aney


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 13

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a respelling of French Ané, from a personal name derived from Latin Asinarius.

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

Sources (3)

  • Grace Gnewikow in household of George Gnewikow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Aney in household of Herman Aney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Aney in household of Herman Aney, "United States Census, 1900"

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