Eliza Dickson

23 May 1871–1 November 1946 (Age 75)
Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Dickson was born on 23 May 1871, in Union, Illinois, United States, her father, John Rowe Dickson, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth C Leeper, was 38. She married William Franklin Treece on 20 October 1890, in Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rich Election Precinct, Union, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Goreville, Johnson, Illinois, United States in 1946. She died on 1 November 1946, in Goreville, Johnson, Illinois Territory, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Union, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Treece
Eliza Dickson
Marriage: 20 October 1890
William H Treece
Ella Treece
Maude Pearl Treece
William Herman Treece
Opal Iva Treece

Spouse and Children

20 October 1890
Union, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Rowe Dickson


    Elizabeth C Leeper




    James L Dickson


    Albert Hayden Dickson



    Elizabeth N. Dickson


    Anna Eliza Dickson


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 21

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza C Treece in household of William F Treece, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eliza C Treece in household of William F Treece, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza C Treece in household of William F Treece, "United States Census, 1910"

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