"Daniel" Lindsey Wright Reiber

14 May 1904–5 January 1972 (Age 67)
Steele City, Jefferson, Nebraska Territory, United States

The Life of Daniel Lindsey Wright

When "Daniel" Lindsey Wright Reiber was born on 14 May 1904, in Steele City, Jefferson, Nebraska Territory, United States, his father, Theodore Nevin Reiber, was 38 and his mother, Olive Laura Crane, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Nellie Beatrice Buckles. He lived in Franklin Township, Washington, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1921. He died on 5 January 1972, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana Heights, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

"Daniel" Lindsey Wright Reiber
Nellie Beatrice Buckles
Gordon Theodore Reiber
Bobby Boone Reiber
Patricia Nell Reiber
Judith Kay Reiber

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    Gordon Theodore Reiber


    Bobby Boone Reiber


    Patricia Nell Reiber


    Judith Kay Reiber


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for an assistant in a bathhouse or a barber's shop, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riben ‘to rub’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish rayber ‘great eater’, ‘someone who rubs’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lindsey Ruber in household of Theodore Ruber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Den W Reiber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dan Reiber, "United States Census, 1940"

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