Anna Bell Bane

10 September 1852–30 November 1939 (Age 87)
Center Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Bell

When Anna Bell Bane was born on 10 September 1852, in Center Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Ephraim Bane, was 33 and her mother, Josinah Rickey, was 26. She married William Harrison Reeves on 20 March 1873, in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ross Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 November 1939, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harrison Reeves
1849–1908
Anna Bell Bane
1852–1939
Marriage: 20 March 1873
Oral Reno Reeves
1874–1928
Roy Curland Reeves
1884–1890
Arvel Vesto Reeves
1876–1957
Netto J. Reeves
1879–1955
Raymond Reeves
1881–1907
Orpha M. Reeves
1890–1952
Otho Forrest Reeves
1892–1980
Orda Reeves
1896–1989
Nova Hannah Reeves
1899–1977

Spouse and Children

    William Harrison Reeves

    Male1849–1908Male

    Female1852–1939Female

MARRIAGE
20 March 1873
Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Oral Reno Reeves

    Male1874–1928Male

    Male1876–1957Male

    Male1879–1955Male

    Raymond Reeves

    Male1881–1907Male

    Roy Curland Reeves

    Male1884–1890Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1852–1939Female

    William Oscar Bane

    Male1855–1935Male

    Luella Jane Bane

    Female1861–1866Female

    Phoebe Frances Bane

    Female1864–1865Female

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 5

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bain .2 Irish: variant of Bain 1.3 Perhaps French, an occupational name from Old French ban(n)e ‘hamper’, ‘large basket’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Reeves, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie B Reeves in household of William H Reeves, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie B Reeves, "United States Census, 1910"

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