Elizabeth Reichel

September 1890–12 October 1962 (Age 72)
Vienna, Maries, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Reichel was born in September 1890, in Vienna, Maries, Missouri, United States, her father, Ulrich Reichel, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Koerber, was 25. She married August Justin Victor Nicholas Billet on 12 August 1913. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Westphalia, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Valle Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 12 October 1962, at the age of 72, and was buried in Freeburg, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Justin Victor Nicholas Billet
Elizabeth Reichel
Marriage: 12 August 1913
Sophronia Elizabeth Billet
Bertha Elizabeth Billet
Deno Casper Billet
Harold Francis Billet
Leonard H Billet

Spouse and Children

12 August 1913


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 14

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with the Germanic element rīc ‘power’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Raykhl, a pet form of Raykhe, which in turn is derived from Yiddish raykh ‘rich’.

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

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Story Highlight

Elizabeth Hutchison nee Riechel Find A Grave no photo

Birth: 1890 Death: 1962 Family links: Spouse: James E. Hutchison (1879 - 1972) Burial: Holy Family Cemetery Freeburg Osage County Missouri, USA Edit Virtual Cemetery info [?] Created by: …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hutcheson in household of James E Hutcheson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elisabeth Billet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Billot in household of Gus Billot, "United States Census, 1920"

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