Esther Mary Reed

2 February 1912–20 August 1981 (Age 69)
Cleveland, Conway, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Esther Mary

When Esther Mary Reed was born on 2 February 1912, in Cleveland, Conway, Arkansas, United States, her father, Charles Elmore Reed, was 29 and her mother, Emma May Stobaugh, was 25. She married James Franklin London on 3 February 1949, in Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Liberty Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States in 1920. She died on 20 August 1981, at the age of 69, and was buried in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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James Franklin London
Esther Mary Reed
Marriage: 3 February 1949

Spouse and Children

3 February 1949
Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 10

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ester Reed in household of Charlie Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Mary Rush, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Esther Mary Reed London, "Find A Grave Index"

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