Grace Dwight

Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Dwight was born in 1881, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, her father, Wilbur Fisk Dwight, was 37 and her mother, Ella Lucretia Slaughter, was 33.

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Wilbur Fisk Dwight
Ella Lucretia Slaughter
Benjamin Wilbur Dwight
Louisa Dwight
Grace Dwight

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

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Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from Diot, a pet form of the female personal name Dye . Reaney also suggests that this may also be an altered form of Thwaite ( see Thwaites ).

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

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