Malinda Elvira Reason

23 February 1858–5 December 1925 (Age 67)
Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Malinda Elvira

When Malinda Elvira Reason was born on 23 February 1858, in Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, William Haston Reason, was 32 and her mother, Emily Day, was 29. She married Nathan Garrett on 22 June 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 5 December 1925, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Garrett
Malinda Elvira Reason
Marriage: 22 June 1874
Arva Zena Garrett
Mary E. Garrett
Carrie Belle Garrett
Sara Alice Garrett
Emily Fay Garrett
Loretta Garrett
Zella L Garrett
Orville Ward Garrett

Spouse and Children

22 June 1874


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Raison .2 Probably also an Americanized spelling of German Riesen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alvina M Reason in household of W H Reason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Malinda Garrett in household of Nathan Garrett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malinda Garrett in household of Nathan Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"

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