Reta Camden Feld

1901–1997 (Age 96)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Reta Camden

When Reta Camden Feld was born on 17 February 1901, in Illinois, United States, her father, John H. Feld, was 26 and her mother, Almira Avery, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lawrence Unger Yarbrough. She lived in Camden, Schuyler, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 October 1997, in Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 96.

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Reta Camden Feld
Lawrence Unger Yarbrough
Eva June Yarbrough
Donald James Yarbrough

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  • Eva June Yarbrough


  • Donald James Yarbrough


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived on ground which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Middle High German velt ‘area of open country’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Feld (see 1). In some cases it could be a shortened form of any of the various compound names beginning with German Feld.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Reta Yarbrough in household of Lawrance Yarbrough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reta Yarbrough in household of Laurence Yarbrough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reta Feld in household of John Feld, "United States Census, 1920"

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