William Reich

12 October 1805–12 September 1853 (Age 47)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Reich was born on 12 October 1805, his father, Johannes Reich, was 28 and his mother, Anna Catharina Leinbach, was 27. He married Anna Salome Hein about 1824, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 12 September 1853, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

William Reich
1805–1853
Anna Salome Hein
1806–1842
Marriage: about 1824
Phoebe Elizabeth Reich
1831–1892
Priscilla Reich
1833–1865
Silas C Reich
1838–
Eliza Malinda Reich
1839–1854

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1824
Stokes, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Phoebe Elizabeth Reich

    Female1831–1892Female

    Priscilla Reich

    Female1833–1865Female

    Silas C Reich

    Male1838–Male

    Eliza Malinda Reich

    Female1839–1854Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Thomas Reich

    Male1798–1858Male

    Johann Michael Reich

    Male1802–1846Male

    Jacob Reich

    Male1804–Male

    Male1805–1853Male

    Rebecca Reich

    Female1808–1887Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a wealthy or powerful man, from Middle High German rīch ‘of noble descent’, ‘powerful’, ‘rich’, German reich ‘rich’.2 German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Old High German element rīhhi ‘power’, ‘might’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Reich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm. Reich in entry for Joseph B. Reich, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"
  • William Reich in entry for Joseph B Reich and Nancy D Keolder, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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