William Franklin Dice

13 February 1884–21 January 1945 (Age 60)
Milledgeville, Jasper Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William Franklin

When William Franklin Dice was born on 13 February 1884, in Milledgeville, Jasper Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States, his father, Jacob Dice, was 32 and his mother, Margaret T Smith, was 23. He married Ethel Mary Brinley on 26 November 1924, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. He lived in Union Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 21 January 1945, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 60.

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William Franklin Dice
Ethel Mary Brinley
Marriage: 26 November 1924

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1924Wayne, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 2
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 17
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘die’, ‘dice’, ‘chance’, ‘luck’, probably applied as a nickname for an habitual dice player or gambler or as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of dice. Compare Deas .2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Deiss .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • W F Dice in household of Jacob Dice, "United States Census, 1900"
    • W. F. Dice in entry for Ethel Mary Dice, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • W F Dice, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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