Josie E. Deets

Brief Life History of Josie E.

When Josie E. Deets was born in July 1893, in Illinois, United States, her father, John L. Deets, was 32 and her mother, Margaret "Maggie" Heffelman, was 37. She lived in Genesee Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John L. Deets
1860–1943
Margaret "Maggie" Heffelman
1856–1953
Clare Wickey Deets
1887–1975
Anna Kathryn Deets
1890–1980
Josie E. Deets
1893–
Achsia Helen Deets
1895–1984
Gladys I. Deets
1897–1996

Sources (2)

  • Jaa Deets in household of John L Deets, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joe E Deets in household of John L Deets, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

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1925 · Woman's World's Fair

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dietz . Compare Deetz 2.

German (North Rhine-Westphalia): variant of Deetz 1 and, in North America, possibly also an altered form of this. The surname Deets is very rare in Germany.

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

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