Grace (Hall) Hemingway

Grace (Hall) Hemingway (1872 - 1951)

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Grace Hemingway formerly Hall
Born in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Oct 1896 in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 May 2019 | Created 15 Dec 2008
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Grace Hall Hemingway was known for being a music teacher and the mother of author Ernest Hemingway.

Biography

Grace (Hall) Hemingway is Notable.
This profile is part of the Hall Name Study.

Grace Hall was born on June 15, 1872 in Chicago, Illinois. [1] Her parents were Ernest Hall and Caroline Hancock. [1]

She appeared in the 1880 US census in Chicago. [2] She was living with her parents, her brother Leicester, her uncle Benjamin Hancock, and a woman named Lena Hacker. [2]

Grace married Clarence Hemingway on October 1, 1896 in Oak Park, Illinois. [3] They had six children:

  1. Marcelline b. 1898 [4]
  2. Ernest Miller b. 1899 [4]
  3. Ursula b. 1902 [4]
  4. Madelaine b. 1904 [4]
  5. Carol b. 1911 [4]
  6. Leicester Clarence b. 1915 [4]

She appeared in the 1900 US census in Cicero Township, Illinois. [5] She was living with her husband and two children. [5]

She appeared in the 1910 US census in Oak Park, Illinois. [6] She was living with her husband, four children, uncle Benjamin Hancock, and two servants. [6]

She appeared in the 1920 US census in Oak Park. [4] She was living with her husband, six children, and a servant named Jennie Figek. [4]

She died of a cerebral hemorrhage on June 28, 1951 at the Shelby County Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. [7] She was removed to the Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinois on June 28, 1951. [7] She is buried there. [8]

Her biography in "Woman's Who's Who of America" [9] says:

[...] ed. Chicago private and public schools, 1879-87; Oak Park High School, 1886-91; in N.Y. City with Mme. Cappiani, 1895-96; [...] Debut at Madison Square Garden Theatre as contralto soloist with the Apollo Club of N.Y. City in 1896. Director of children's vested choir and orchestra of the Third Congregational Church of Oak Park. Favors woman suffrage. Mem. Suburban Civics Club. Congregationalist. Mem. Drama League, Kindergarten Ass'n, Fine Arts Soc., Hospital Auxiliary. Recreation: Outdoor sports. Mem. Nineteenth Century Club.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7S4-3C3 : 26 December 2014), Hall, 15 Jun 1872; citing v A p 154, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,287,720.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXNY-T6R : 14 July 2016), Grace Hall in household of Ernest Hall, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 128, sheet 468A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0194; FHL microfilm 1,254,194.
  3. "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7WZ-YYL : 26 December 2014), Clarence E. Hemingway and Grace Hall, 01 Oct 1896; citing Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, cn 254212, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,030,267.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJW8-RVV : accessed 3 July 2017), Grace H Hemingway in household of Clarence E Hemingway, Oak Park Precinct 4, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing ED 145, sheet 9B, line 88, family 199, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 361; FHL microfilm 1,820,361.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS7D-YM2 : accessed 3 July 2017), Grace H Hemingway in household of Clarance Hemingway, Cicero Township Cicero town, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1146, sheet 2A, family 22, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,292.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKHK-DB1 : accessed 3 July 2017), Grace H Hemmingway in household of Clarence E Hemmingway, Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 70, sheet 6B, family 112, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 239; FHL microfilm 1,374,252.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NSSG-4Y9: 25 May 2014), Grace H. Hemingway, 28 Jun 1951; citing Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, cn16933, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 2,372,450.
  8. Find A Grave Memorial # 14085539
  9. John William Leonard, Woman's Who's Who of America : a biographical dictionary of contemporary women of the United States and Canada, 1914-1915, p. 380.

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