Alice Aurelia Reed

20 February 1860–21 May 1919 (Age 59)
Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Aurelia

When Alice Aurelia Reed was born on 20 February 1860, in Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, her father, Willis Boone Reed, was 35 and her mother, Martha Lee Swift, was 29. She married Henry Augustus Morgan on 24 September 1879, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hatwai, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Genesee, Latah, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 21 May 1919, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Queen Anne, King, Washington, United States.

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Henry Augustus Morgan
Alice Aurelia Reed
Marriage: 24 September 1879
Eli C. Morgan
Arthur Henry Morgan
Edith Maud Morgan
Charles Wesley Morgan
Ruth H. Morgan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1879Stearns, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries 1871: Nez Perce, Idaho Territory, United States 1888: Latah, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Latah, Idaho, United States
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 16
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English and Older Scots red(e) ‘red’, no doubt denoting someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion.English: from Middle English ride, rede, rude (Old English rīed, rēod, rȳd) ‘clearing’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or near a clearing, or habitational, for someone who lived at one of a number of places so named, including Rede Court in Strood (Kent), Rides in Eastchurch (Kent), Ride Way in Ewhurst (Surrey), and Reed Farm in Wadhurst (Sussex). The word is particularly common in the southeastern counties of England, from Kent to the Isle of Wight. See also Rider and Reader .English: habitational name from Read (Lancashire), Reed (Hertfordshire), or Rede (Suffolk). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English rǣge ‘roe, female roe deer’ + hēafod ‘head’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English rȳhth ‘rough piece of ground’. The etymology of the Suffolk placename is uncertain.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Aurella Reed in household of Wm B Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
    • N Alice Reed, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Alice Reed in entry for Edith M. Morgan, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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