Vernon Walton Reeve

2 April 1893–19 October 1972 (Age 79)
Henning, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Vernon Walton

When Vernon Walton Reeve was born on 2 April 1893, in Henning, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles Coon Reeve, was 28 and his mother, Rosella Josephine Bishop, was 26. He married Ruth Howton on 26 November 1919, in Kahlotus, Franklin, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Washington, United States in 1935 and Kahlotus Election Precinct, Franklin, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 19 October 1972, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lind Cemetery, Lind, Adams, Washington, United States.

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Vernon Walton Reeve
Ruth Howton
Marriage: 26 November 1919
Eugene Vernon Reeve
Frances Reeve
Betty Lee Reeve
Anita Rae Reeve
Neil D Reeve
Bruce Wendell Reeve
Albert Lynn Reeve
Yvonne M Reeve

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1919Kahlotus, Franklin, Washington, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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 11
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    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

    English (East Anglia): occupational name from Middle English reve, refe ‘reeve’ (Old English gerēfa). In medieval England a reeve was an official responsible for the administration of a manor, including organizing work done by the peasants on the land for their lord, collecting rents, selling produce, and so on.Irish: variant of Reeves 5.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Vernon Walton Reeve in entry for Bruce Wendell Howton Reeve, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Vernon W Reeve in household of Charly C Reeve, "Minnesota, State Census, 1895"
    • Vernon W Reeve, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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