George Reeve

Brief Life History of George

When George Reeve was born in August 1858, in Jefferson Township, Grant, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin C Reeve, was 28 and his mother, Alma Simons, was 26. He married Edna Margaret Daily Reen on 29 September 1883. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1935 and Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

George Reeve
1858–
Edna Margaret Daily Reen
1861–1928
Marriage: 29 September 1883
Earl Reeve
1884–
Bessie Reeve
1886–
Blanche Reeve
1890–
Willie Reeve
1893–1978

Sources (12)

  • George Reeve, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Reeve, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • George Reeve in entry for William Reeve, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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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