James Arthur Ream

2 July 1881–May 1942 (Age 60)
Hancock, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Arthur

When James Arthur Ream was born on 2 July 1881, in Hancock, Ohio, United States, his father, Levi Ottimer Ream, was 31 and his mother, Rachael Elizabeth Woods, was 28. He married Carrie Frances Bible in 1906, in Fowler, Benton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Benton, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Benton, Indiana, United States in 1935. He died in May 1942, in Fowler, Benton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Fowler Cemetery, Fowler, Benton, Indiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Arthur Ream
Carrie Frances Bible
Marriage: 1906
Ernest Ream
Willis Sherman Ream
Everett Ream
Alta Maude Ream
James Arthur Ream
Clovis M Ream
Guy K. Ream
Clara V Ream
Le Roy Ream
William G. Ream
Calvin Coolidge Ream
Robert Levi Ream

Spouse and Children

Fowler, Benton, Indiana, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Riehm or Röhm ( see Roehm ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arthur Ream, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Arthur Ream, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J Arthur Ream, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.