Zelia Dice

Female1837–23 October 1913

Brief Life History of Zelia

When Zelia Dice was born in 1837, in Vermont, United States, her father, Jacob Dice, was 25 and her mother, Sophia Hopkins, was 25. She married William Oliver on 15 June 1867, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Champion Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 23 October 1913, in Braceville Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Oliver
Zelia Dice
Marriage: 15 June 1867
Emory Oliver
Mary E Oliver

Sources (10)

  • Zelia Dice in household of Jacob Dice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zelia Dice, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Zelia Oliver, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1867Trumbull, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 26

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 27

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘dice, chance, luck’, probably applied as a nickname for a habitual dice player; compare Deas and Hazard . Alternatively, the name may be a variant of Dye , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or an alternative pronunciation of a variant of Diss .

    Possibly also an Americanized form of German Deis or of its Dutch variants Dijs and Deijs; compare Dyes .

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

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