Florence Violet Grady

June 1886–11 April 1954 (Age 67)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence Violet

When Florence Violet Grady was born in June 1886, in Illinois, United States, her father, Michael Grady, was 38 and her mother, Catherine May Ellis, was 31. She married William David Wilson on 13 September 1905, in Mercer, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Rock Island, Rock Island Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 11 April 1954, in Mercer, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William David Wilson
1883–1983
Florence Violet Grady
1886–1954
Marriage: 13 September 1905
Glenn G Wilson
1906–1998
Elmer D Wilson
1909–
Bernice Edna Wilson
1913–1950
Guy E Wilson
1916–
James E. Wilson
1917–2001
Virgil Wilson
1920–
Marjorie Wilson
1922–
Thomas Wilson
1925–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 September 1905
Mercer, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    Glenn G Wilson

    Male1906–1998Male

    Elmer D Wilson

    Male1909–Male

    Bernice Edna Wilson

    Female1913–1950Female

    Guy E Wilson

    Male1916–Male

    James E. Wilson

    Male1917–2001Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Grady

    Male1848–1942Male

    Catherine May Ellis

    Female1854–1929Female

siblings

(7)

    Elmer Grady

    Male1880–Male

    Edward Grady

    Male1883–Male

    Female1886–1954Female

    Catherine Grady

    Female1887–Female

    Grady

    Male1889–1912Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1904

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Florence Wilson in household of William Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Wilson in household of William D Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Grady in household of Michel Gradey, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.