Zelia Dice

1837–23 October 1913 (Age 76)
Vermont, United States

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

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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

1 English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘die’, ‘dice’, ‘chance’, ‘luck’, probably applied as a nickname for an habitual dice player or gambler or as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of dice. Compare Deas .2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Deiss .

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

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  • Zelia Dice in household of Jacob Dice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zelia Dice in household of Jacob Dice, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zelia Oliver in household of William Oliver, "United States Census, 1880"

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