Reuben W. Deem


Edgar Co.

The Life of Reuben W.

Reuben W. Deem was born as the son of Adam Deem Jr. and Mary Margaret Balsar. He married Malinda Belle Collier in 1887, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Grandview Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States for about 40 years.

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Reuben W. Deem
Malinda Belle Collier
1865–1939
Marriage: 1887
Amanda Josephine Deem
1888–1907
Adam Jackson Deem
1891–1907
Herbert Wilson Deem
1895–1961
William Bryan Deem
1896–1967
Laura Lillian Deem
1898–1978
Forrest Deem
1899–1978
John Condon Deem
1904–1975
Ruth Irene Deem
1906–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English dēma, dōma ‘judge’, hence an occupational name, or a byname for an arbiter of disputes.2 Altered spelling of German Die(h)m .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben W Deem in household of Adam Deem, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rheuben Deem, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Reuben Deem in household of Adam Deem, "United States Census, 1880"

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