Luther David Reese

12 August 1889–5 May 1953 (Age 63)
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Luther David

When Luther David Reese was born on 12 August 1889, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Randall Reese, was 32 and his mother, Mary Matilda Ketner, was 34. He married Emma Mae or Amy Lewis on 8 April 1917, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dandridge, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 5, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1953, at the age of 63, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther David Reese
1889–1953
Emma Mae or Amy Lewis
1892–1967
Marriage: 8 April 1917
Reece
1917–1917
Estelle B "Eck" Reese
1918–1994
Bruner T Reese
1921–1977
Ellaree "Susie" Reese
1923–
Nina Ruth Reese
1925–2000
Wilma Dean Reese
1929–2019
Mary Ann Reese
1931–2011

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1917Jefferson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 17
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Rice .North German and Dutch (De Reese): nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.German: habitational name from any of the places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rease
    Reesman
    Ress
    Reece
    Rhees
    Rice

    Sources (14)

    • Auther D Reese in household of Randal Reese, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Luther Reese in entry for William A Greer and Ella Ree Reese, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Luther Reese, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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