Martha Ellen Reeder

1864–1898 (Age 34)
Lubeck, Wood, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Reeder was born on 29 July 1864, in Lubeck, Wood, West Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Orrick Reeder, was 28 and her mother, Ervellia B. Tribett, was 33. She married Edwin T. Powell on 19 July 1892, in Ellwood City, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Olive Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 28 August 1898, at the age of 34.

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Martha Ellen Reeder
Edwin T. Powell
Marriage: 19 July 1892

Spouse & Children

19 July 1892
Ellwood City, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 11

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Reader .2 Dutch: occupational name for someone who dressed new cloth, Middle Dutch reder.3 Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Martha Reeder in household of E O Reeder, "United States Census, 1880"

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