Theodore Willet Greep

20 May 1879–
Lynn Township, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life of Theodore Willet

When Theodore Willet Greep was born on 20 May 1879, in Lynn Township, Knox, Illinois, United States, his father, Hans Greep, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Urilla Starboard, was 28. He married Rennie A. Haxton on 12 April 1917, in Stark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Galva, Galva Township, Henry, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Theodore Willet Greep
Rennie A. Haxton
Marriage: 12 April 1917
Theodore Robert Greep

Spouse and Children

12 April 1917
Stark, Illinois, United States


    Theodore Robert Greep


Parents and Siblings


    Catherine Urilla Starboard




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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 6

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Grier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theodore Greep, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theodore Greep, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theodore Greep in household of Mrs. Catherine Greep, "United States Census, 1910"

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