Roscoe Irving Pease

9 January 1895–30 November 1975 (Age 80)
Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Roscoe Irving

When Roscoe Irving Pease was born on 9 January 1895, in Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles Albert Pease, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Lunt, was 31. He married Nora Alexandria Roberts on 22 June 1918, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1975. He died on 30 November 1975, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Roscoe Irving Pease
Nora Alexandria Roberts
Marriage: 22 June 1918
Roscoe Pease
Richard Charles Pease
Marion Marjorie Pease

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1918Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    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.
    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
    Age 12
    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English pese, pise (Old English peose, pise) ‘pea’. The word was commonly used to denote something small or of little worth, as in the phrase not worth a pese. It may have been used to nickname someone who habitually used the term or who was thought to merit it. It might alternatively have been a name for a pea-seller. Compare Bean .Americanized form of French Pié (see Pie ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.History: Robert and John Pease came from Great Baddow, Essex, England, to Salem, MA, in 1634. In 1644 Robert died, leaving a son (also called Robert) who was apprenticed as a weaver in Salem. By 1646 John Pease was living on Martha's Vineyard.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Roscoe J Pease, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Roscoe J Pease in entry for Richard Charles Pease and Marion Carolyn Bade, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Roscoe Irving Pease, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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