Samuel Reed Traber

1891–1979 (Age 88)
Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Samuel Reed

When Samuel Reed Traber was born on 8 August 1891, in Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, John Whitmer Traber, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Ellen Reed, was 29. He married Myrtle Dell Young on 24 December 1914, in Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Paint Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Oliver Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 14 November 1979, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Samuel Reed Traber
Myrtle Dell Young
Marriage: 24 December 1914
Ellen Geraldine Reed

Spouse & Children

24 December 1914
Adams, Ohio, United States


  • Ellen Geraldine Reed


Parents & Siblings

  • John Whitmer Traber


  • Female1862–1946Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Variant of Trabert .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel R Traber in household of John W Traber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Reed Traber in household of Whitmer Traber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Reed Traber, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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