Bernice Lucille Wieland

14 April 1905–24 June 1997 (Age 92)
Montevallo, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bernice Lucille

When Bernice Lucille Wieland was born on 14 April 1905, in Montevallo, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, Edward Ulrich Wieland, was 21 and her mother, Dora Anis Sheppard, was 20. She married Curtis R. Snead on 24 September 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 June 1997, in Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92.

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Curtis R. Snead
Bernice Lucille Wieland
Marriage: 24 September 1924
Daryl Brierly Snead

Spouse and Children

24 September 1924


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + land ‘land’, ‘territory’. This name was borne by the supernaturally skilled smith of Germanic folk legend, and for this reason it may in part have been given as a nickname to blacksmiths.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably an adoption of the German surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice E Snead in household of Russell C Snead, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice L Snead in household of Curtis P Snead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernice Wieland in household of James Shephard, "United States Census, 1910"

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