Veta Lee Tise

1888–1959 (Age 71)
Brighton, Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Veta Lee

When Veta Lee Tise was born on 8 October 1888, in Brighton, Polk, Missouri, United States, her father, James Melvin Tise, was 34 and her mother, Sarah T Walker, was 29. She married Arthur Wilson on 28 March 1913, in Missouri, United States. She lived in West Looney Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Mooney Township, Polk, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 December 1959, in Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pleasant Hope Cemetery, Pleasant Hope, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Veta Lee Tise
Arthur Wilson
Marriage: 28 March 1913

Spouse & Children

28 March 1913
Missouri, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • James Melvin Tise


  • Sarah T Walker




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Theis or Theiss .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Veta L Wilson in household of Arthur E Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vela L Tice in household of James M Tice, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Veta Tise in household of Melvin Tise, "United States Census, 1900"

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