Martha A Reid

1888–1964 (Age 76)
Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life of Martha A

When Martha A Reid was born in 1888, her father, Hugh A Reid, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Lytle Foster, was 29. She died in 1964, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hugh A Reid
1860–1940
Elizabeth Lytle Foster
1859–1935
Martha A Reid
1888–1964
Finley Foster Reid
1889–1960
James C Reid
1890–1961
William A Reid
1896–1961

Parents and Siblings

    Male1860–1940Male

    Elizabeth Lytle Foster

    Female1859–1935Female

siblings

(4)

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 Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

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

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Martha A.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.