Perry Abraham Reust

1876–1968 (Age 91)
Panola, Woodford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Perry Abraham

When Perry Abraham Reust was born on 2 December 1876, in Panola, Woodford, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Reust, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Grove, was 33. He married Sophia Mary Molt on 26 September 1900, in Marshall, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kansas, United States in 1905 and Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 20 October 1968, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Perry Abraham Reust
Sophia Mary Molt
Marriage: 26 September 1900
Beulah Francis Reust
Gilbert Ranson Reust
Chester Perry Reust
Beatrice Flora Reust
Esther Reust
Vernon Reust
Violet Lucille Reust

Spouse & Children

26 September 1900
Marshall, Kansas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1840–1926Male

  • Mary Ann Grove




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch (van Reust): topographic name, ultimately from French (les) rues ‘streets’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Perry Reust, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • P A Reust in household of D S Mc Hugh, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Perry A Roust, "United States Census, 1920"

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