John Reese

about 1878–22 February 1913 (Age 35)
Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Life of John

When John Reese was born about 1878, his father, Daniel Franklin Reese, was 40 and his mother, Mary Fisher, was 37. He lived in Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 22 February 1913, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Franklin Reese
1838–1920
Mary Fisher
1841–1880
William Reese
1862–
Edward Reese
1875–
John Reese
1878–1913
Jennie Reese
1866–
Kate Reese
1868–1880
Daniel Reese
1870–1912

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 12

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Reese in household of Daniel F Reese, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John F. Reese, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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