Annie Grace Cropley (1867 - 1946)

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Toorak, Australia

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Toorak, Australia

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Family

Father: Cropley Effield Cropley
Mother: Sarah Grace Searley Cropley

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Grace

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1867 - In the year that Annie Grace Cropley was born, on January 8th, African-American men were given the right to vote in the District of Columbia when Congress overrode President Andrew Johnson's veto. This was the first place in the U.S. to give African Americans the right to vote.

1876 - When she was merely 9 years old, on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

1882 - At the age of merely 15 years old, Annie was alive when on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

1886 - At the age of 19 years old, Annie was alive when on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

1946 - In the year of Annie Grace Cropley's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Annie Grace Cropley passed away in 1946 in Toorak, Australia at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1867. She was born to Cropley Effield Cropley and Sarah Grace Searley Cropley, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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