Elizabeth Reese

6 April 1891–5 May 1953 (Age 62)
Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Reese was born on 6 April 1891, in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Reese, was 50 and her mother, Anna Wilhelmina Helt, was 33. She married Walter Woland on 13 January 1944. She died on 5 May 1953, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Walter Woland
1887–
Elizabeth Reese
1891–1953
Marriage: 13 January 1944

Spouse and Children

    Walter Woland

    Male1887–Male

    Female1891–1953Female

MARRIAGE
13 January 1944

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Reese

    Male1841–Male

    Anna Wilhelmina Helt

    Female1858–1927Female

siblings

(2)

    Marcella Ann Reese

    Female1882–1925Female

    Female1891–1953Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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