Hazel Bernice Tierce

Female7 August 1923–1 May 1999

Brief Life History of Hazel Bernice

Hazel Bernice Tierce was born on 7 August 1923, in Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Thomas Tillman Tierce. She had at least 2 sons with Troy Milton Tullos Sr.. She lived in Smith, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Smith, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 1 May 1999, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mize, Smith, Mississippi, United States.

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Troy Milton Tullos Sr.
Hazel Bernice Tierce
Claborne Milton Tullos
Claiborne Milton Tullos

Sources (4)

  • Hazel B Tullor in household of Tray M Tullor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel Bernice Tierce Tullos, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hazel T Myers in entry for C Milton Tullos and Alma Doris Bratton, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 2

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning


from the feminine form of Tiers ‘third’, probably denoting someone who had a third share in something or who owed a third of their agricultural produce in dues.

(Tiercé): habitational name from a place so named in Maine-et-Loire.

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

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