Marie Irene Nix

17 April 1919–31 May 2003 (Age 84)
Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Marie Irene

When Marie Irene Nix was born on 17 April 1919, in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States, her father, Valentine Silas Nix, was 27 and her mother, Vera Jane Roberts, was 23. She married Stanley Sodko in May 1944. She lived in Willow Branch Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Oakley, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 31 May 2003, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84.

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Stanley Sodko
Marie Irene Nix
Marriage: May 1944

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    Stanley Sodko



May 1944

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 6

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

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie I Nix in household of Valentine Nix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Nix in household of Valentine Nix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Marie Sodko in entry for Mrs Vera Jane Roberts Nix, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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