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Grace Webb
1884 - 1921
Grace Webb was born about 1884 in an unknown place and died about 1921 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 37 years old.

Dates of birth and death are estimated. We have very little documented information about Grace.
Census4/23/1910 Independent City MO  26 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Grace Webb.  Recorded as family #183: Milton Webb (age 48, widowed) and Grace (daughter, age 16). Both were born in Illinois as were their parents. Milton is working as a line man for the telegraph. Both can read and write and Grace has been attending school. They are renting the house where they live. 

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5 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
11 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
13 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
16 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
16 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
17 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
18 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
19 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
20 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
22 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
22 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
22 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
28 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
29 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
30 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
1 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
24 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
28 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
29 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
33 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
35 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
25 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
26 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
25 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
30 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
33 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
35 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
36 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

Luther Arnold
Born on December 31, 1894 and died on November 27, 1956
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The Children of Grace Webb

Elsie Arnold
Born in Qulin, Missouri on March 3, 1915 and died in Chaffee, Missouri on November 24, 2007. She was 92 years old.

Elsie Freeman, 92, of Chaffee died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born March 3, 1915, in Qulin, Mo., daughter of Luther and Grace Webb Arnold. She married Gaines Woodrow Freeman o...
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