MARY LOU “DOLLY” (FRAIZER) MACEY possible maiden name Neice

B. 1885 in Utah
D. October 14, 1963 in Cook County, IL
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(No gravestone located.  A slab of concrete is located next to Mary Jane (Kreinbrook) Macey.  Mary Jane was the daughter-in-law of Mary Lou “Dolly” (Frazier) Macey.  Unable to determine if this is the burial location of Mary Lou)

  •  Husband: Thomas Macey born November 12, 1863 in Cincinnati OH; married Mary Lou Fraizer on August 7, 1935 in Cook County, IL; Thomas died February 19, 1946 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Worth Township, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Wednesday, February 20, 1946, page 27:

“MACEY – Thomas Macey, beloved husband of Dollie Fraizer Macey, father of Thomas Jr., Eugene, Nina Bradi, and Mary Canradson.  Funeral Thursday, 2 p. m., at funeral home, 71 W. 31st street.  Interment Mount Hope.  Information. Victory 1158.”

  • Children:
    1. Nina Josephine (Macey) (Potter) (Glover) Bravi born July 20, 1919 in Kansas City, KS; According to the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: October 1937 aka Nina Josephine Bravi; July 1965: aka Nina Potter; January 1969: aka Nina Josephine Potter; January 24, 1979: aka Nina J. Glover; April 20, 1988: aka Nina J. Bravi; June 3, 1993: aka Nina Bravi; married (1) William Thomas Potter (died 1974) on July 4, 1953 in Fox Lake, Lake County, IL; (2) unknown Potter; married (3) Rigo Joseph Bravi (1920-1998) on October 10, 1987 in Monticello, IN, son of Angelo Bravi and Mary (Oseppi) Bravi; Nina died October 10, 1990 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, IN; cremated; According to the Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Logansport IN) Wednesday, October 10, 1990, page 2:

“Nina J. ‘Glover’ Bravi, 71, of 1310 Frances St. died at 3:35 a.m. today in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette.  Born July 20, 1919, in Kansas City, Kan., she was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Macey.  On July 4, 1953 in Fox Lake, Ill., she was married to William Thomas Potter, who died Oct. 14, 1974.  On Oct. 10, 1987 in Monticello, she was married to Rigo J. Bravi, who survives.  She had lived in the Monticello area 15 years, moving from Chicago and had been employed by Luchtman Concessions at Indiana Beach.  Surviving are five daughters, Mary Lou Cruk, Alsip, Ill., Charlotte Cruk, Boise, Idaho, Diane L. Sebalj, Redding, Calf., Nina A. Applegate, Reynolds, and Debbie J. Applegate, Monticello; five sons, William T. Potter, Fayette, Tenn., James B. Potter, Nashville, Tenn., Lewis W. Potter, Vienna, VA., Samuel C. Bravi, Bristol, Fla., and Harold Bravi, Monticello; two brothers, Thomas Macey, California, and Eugene Macey, Lakeland, Fla.; and 22 grandchildren.  One sister preceded in death.  Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday in Miller-Voorhis Funeral Home.  There will be no services.  The body will be cremated.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.”

  1. Mary E. (Macey) Conradson born about 1921 in Kansas; married Gunard Conradson; Mary died prior to 1990
  2. Thomas Macey born about 1923 in Kansas
  3. Eugene Macey born January 20, 1924 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married (1) Mary Jane Kreinbrook; married (2) Joyce Cherie Driver in 1981; married (3) Nancy A. Robb on May 7, 1988 in Hobart, Lake County, IN; Eugene died March 30, 1992 in Lakeland, Polk County, FL; buried in Lakeland Memorial Gardens, Lakeland, Polk County, FL (See section pertaining to Mary Jane (Kreinbrook) Macey buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); According to the Vidette-Messenger of Porter County (Valparaiso IN) Thursday, April 2, 1992, page 2:

“Eugene Macey – LAKELAND, Fla. – Eugene Macey, 68, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Valparaiso, died Monday, March 30, 1992, at home.  He was born Jan. 20, 1924 in Chicago, the son of Thomas and Dolly (Neice) Macey Sr.  A resident of Lakeland for 3 ½ years, he was employed in lawn maintenance.  He was married to Nancy Macey, who survives.  Also surviving are four sons, Michael and Robert, both of Florida, Danny of Arkansas and Dennis of Alabama; four daughters, Carol Hoeldt and Diane Smith, both of Alabama, Nancy Kristianson and Cynthia Macey, both of Florida; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.  Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakeland Funeral Home; burial at Lakeland Memorial Gardens; visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 332, E. 24th St., the household members were Thomas Macey, head, age 68, married at age 50, born in Ohio, father born in Ireland, mother born in Pennsylvania, occupation: showman – circus; Dolly Macey, wife, age 45, married at age 33, born in Utah, parents born in Utah; Nina J. Macey, daughter, age 10, single, born in Kansas; Mary E. Macey, daughter, age 9, single, born in Kansas; Thomas Macey Jr., son, age 7, single, born in Kansas; Eugene Macey, son, age 6, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 358 East 24th Street, the household members were: Thomas Macey, head, age 76, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Ohio, lived in same place in 1935; Mary Lou Macey, wife, age 56, married, highest grade completed: 3, born in Utah, lived in same place in 1935; Thomas Macey Jr., son, age 17, single, highest grade completed: 5, born in Kansas, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: apprentice – welding; Eugene Macey, son, age 16, single, highest grade completed: 6, born in Illinois.

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Wednesday, October 16, 1963, page 30:

“MACEY – Mary Lou Fraizer Macey, beloved wife of the late Thomas Macey; loving mother of Nina Potter, Mary Conradson, Thomas, and Eugene Macey; fond grandmother of 31, great-grandmother of four.  Funeral Thursday, 1 p. m., at Blake-Lamb Chapel, 712 W. 31st street.  Interment Fort Hill cemetery, Round Lake, Ill. VI 2-1158.”