Wesley Garfield Reagan

29 June 1880–1956 (Age 75)
Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Wesley Garfield

When Wesley Garfield Reagan was born on 29 June 1880, in Pope, Illinois, United States, his father, Elisha Reagan, was 26 and his mother, Martha Luvcuch Kirby, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Ada Wheeler. He lived in East Marion Township, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in 1956, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Zion Cemetery, Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois, United States.

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Wesley Garfield Reagan
Ada Wheeler
Harry Reagan

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Regan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wesley E Regan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wesley Reagan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wesley Reagen in household of Elisha Reagen, "United States Census, 1900"

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