Eva Maxine Dice

Brief Life History of Eva Maxine

When Eva Maxine Dice was born on 18 January 1914, in Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Clifford George Dice, was 27 and her mother, Tressa Leona Duffin, was 20. She married Leonard Alvin Wiese Sr on 29 May 1936, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Prairie Green Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 1 years. She died on 30 May 2000, in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lakewood Memorial Park, Hanover Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Alvin Wiese Sr
1913–1993
Eva Maxine Dice
1914–2000
Marriage: 29 May 1936
Lester Charles Wiese
1938–2013
Joyce M Wiese
1946–

Sources (10)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Maxine Dice, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"
  • Maxine Wiese, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘dice, chance, luck’, probably applied as a nickname for a habitual dice player; compare Deas and Hazard . Alternatively, the name may be a variant of Dye , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or an alternative pronunciation of a variant of Diss .

Possibly also an Americanized form of German Deis or of its Dutch variants Dijs and Deijs; compare Dyes .

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

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