Grace Kalkes Wilson

5 November 1890–1 July 1954 (Age 63)
Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life of Grace Kalkes

Grace Kalkes Wilson was born on 5 November 1890, in Ringgold, Iowa, United States. She married Charles Leonard Scadden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Long Creek Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 1 July 1954, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Leonard Scadden
Grace Kalkes Wilson
Harold Scadden
Carrol Wray Scadden

Spouse and Children

Mt. Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Scadden in household of Len C Scadden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Scadden in household of Charles L Scadden, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Florence G Johnson in entry for Harrold Scadden, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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