Luther David Reese

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

The Life 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 1917
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Reece

    Female1917–1917Female

    Estelle B "Eck" Reese

    Male1918–1994Male

    Bruner T Reese

    Male1921–1977Male

    Ellaree "Susie" Reese

    Female1923–Female

    Nina Ruth Reese

    Female1925–2000Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Randall Reese

    Male1857–1921Male

    Mary Matilda Ketner

    Female1855–1923Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1877–1947Female

    Florence Reese

    Female1882–Female

    Male1883–1957Male

    Julia Reese

    Female1885–1979Female

    Female1888–1974Female

+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

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Auther D Reese in household of Randal Reese, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Luther Reese in household of Randle Reese, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Luther Reece, "United States Census, 1940"

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