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Daisy Vivian Williams Dietz
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1905
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 2004
Jonesburg
Montgomery County
Missouri, USA

Daisy is my fraternal Grandmother. Daisy & Henry Wells had 10 children. Three lived to adulthood & gave them 11 grandchildren, & in turn they gave them 20 great-grandchildren, & 21 great-great-grandchildren. Daisy was married 3 times, first to Henry Wells, second to Joe Weeks & third to Floyd Dietz. We fondly called her Big Grandma because she was taller then our maternal grandmother. She was a very good Quilter. About 1992 I interviewed Daisy about her children. She was very emotional, but did not hesitate to tell me the gender, year of birth & place of birth of four of her children. Up to that time no one knew any details, just that she had lost four or five babies. One child was named so they knew of her existence. The other four were never named or spoken of until Grandma told me herself. I have no doubts about them. You had to be present at the interview to see her, & realize how hard it was for her to remember. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Williams (1882 - 1964)
  Anna Chalotte Witt Fred (1882 - 1966)
 
 Spouses:
  Henry Washington Wells (1902 - 1972)
  Floyd William Dietz (1908 - 1991)
 
 Children:
  Marion William Wells (1922 - 2005)*
  Male Wells (1925 - 1925)*
  Paul Louis Wells (1925 - 1933)*
  Female Wells (1926 - 1926)*
  Harold Floyd Wells (1928 - 1992)*
  Geraldine Wells (1931 - 1931)*
  Gerald Wells (1931 - 2012)*
  Annie Lottie Wells (1932 - 1932)*
  Male Wells (1936 - 1936)*
  Female Wells (1938 - 1938)*
 
 Sibling:
  Daisy Vivian Williams Dietz (1905 - 2004)
  May Lily Williams (1913 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
DIETZ
DAISY V
OCT 3, 1903
FEB 8, 2004
WED
DEC 29, 1948
 
Note: The marriage year, 1948, is wrong on the marker. Their marriage record has it as 1947.
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Dietz Family Lot #10, Div.#14
 
Created by: Kathy
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65912986
Daisy Vivian <i>Williams</i> Dietz
Added by: Donna Lupton
 
Daisy Vivian <i>Williams</i> Dietz
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Added by: Rev. Dale Sims
 
 
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I Love You Grandma
- Kathy
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014
I Love You Grandma
- Kathy
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013
 
 
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