Helen Julia Reeder

Female23 January 1883–2 June 1957

Brief Life History of Helen Julia

When Helen Julia Reeder was born on 23 January 1883, in Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States, her father, Nathan Miles Reeder, was 41 and her mother, Emma Jane White, was 35. She married Walter Edwin Williams on 26 June 1901, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 2 June 1957, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Walter Edwin Williams
Helen Julia Reeder
Marriage: 26 June 1901
Edwin Williams
about 1903–
Helen Elaine Williams

Sources (26)

  • Helen Hines, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Reeder, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"
  • Julia Helen Williams, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1901Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 6

    Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

    about 1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age NaN

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for someone who used reeds as a roofing material (a thatcher), a derivative of Middle English rede ‘reed’ + -er. Compare Reed and Redman .

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a clearing, a derivative of Middle English rede, ride, rude ‘clearing’ (see Reed ) + -er, synonymous and interchangeable with atte Rede, atte Rude ‘at the clearing’. This type of name, composed of a topographic term + -er, is common in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and it is also found in Essex.

    Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

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

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