Mary Alice Reffitt

1888–1954 (Age 66)
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Reffitt was born in January 1888, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Reffitt, was 19 and her mother, Arminda Prater, was 25. She married Robert Lee Salmons on 31 March 1905, in Floyd, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Carroll District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 July 1954, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Powell Cemetery, Hamlin, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Salmons
Mary Alice Reffitt
Marriage: 31 March 1905
Boone D Salmons
Arminda Salmons
Susana Salmons
Henry Salmons
Joseph Salmons
Earnest Salmons
Dock Salmons
John Salmons
Clyde Salmon

Spouse and Children

31 March 1905
Floyd, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States




    Susana Salmons


    Henry Salmons


    Joseph Salmons


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Reffitt





+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of any of various German surnames derived from the Germanic personal name Ricfrid, a compound of rīc ‘power(ful)’ + frid- ‘peace’, for example Reffert, Refardt, Reifert, Reifarth, and Riffert. Compare Raiford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Salmons in household of Robert Salmons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary A Salmon in household of Robert Salmon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Salmons in household of Robert Salmons, "United States Census, 1920"

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