|Title||Grace V. Sacra|
|Object Name||Carte De Visite|
|Description||Albumen print on carte de visite stock of Grace V. Sacra. Inscribed on back, "14 years old."|
Tilton, Grace Virginia Sacra
Sacra, Grace Virginia
|Copyright||Oshkosh Public Museum|
|Cataloged by||Cross, Scott|
Bust view image of Grace V. Sacra wearing a plaid dress with white lace collar.
Grace Virginia Sacra was born on January 10, 1872 in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Sarah and Allen Sacra. The family farmed in Indiana and by 1880 they were farming in Adams County, Illinois. She was married on October 22, 1891 at Quincy, Adams County, Illinois to Edward W. Tilton, Jr. The couple lived in Oshkosh and raised five children: Helen Maria (1895 – 1992); Newell Edward Tilton (1896 – 1952); Esther Jane Tilton (1904 – 1937); Marian Sue Tilton (1911 – 1980); and Robert H Tilton (1913 – 1914). Edward died in 1943 and Grace died at Oshkosh on February 11, 1956. She had been a Christian Science Practitioner (healer) her entire adult life.