John Reed Anthony

6 May 1949–6 May 1949
Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States

The Life of John Reed

When John Reed Anthony was born on 6 May 1949, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, his father, Doyle Wilford Anthony, was 42 and his mother, Utahna Floretta Johnson, was 39. He died on 6 May 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Doyle Wilford Anthony
1906–1984
Utahna Floretta Johnson
1909–2007
Doyle Robert Anthony
1932–2000
John Reed Anthony
1949–1949

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Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Anthony, Latin Antonius. See also Anton . This, with its variants, cognates, and derivatives, is one of the commonest European personal names. Many of the European forms have been absorbed into this spelling as American family names; for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 . Spellings with -h-, which first appear in English in the 16th century and in French (as Anthoine) at about the same time, are due to the erroneous belief that the name derives from Greek anthos ‘flower’. The popularity of the personal name in Christendom is largely due to the cult of the Egyptian hermit St. Anthony ( ad 251–356 ), who in his old age gathered a community of hermits around him, and for that reason is regarded by some as the founder of monasticism. It was further increased by the fame of St. Anthony of Padua ( 1195–1231 ), who long enjoyed a great popular cult and who is believed to help people find lost things.2 South Indian: this is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name among Christians from South India in the U.S.

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

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  • John Reed Anthony, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • John Reed Anthony in entry for Doyle Robert Or Bob Anthony, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"
  • John Reed Anthony in entry for Utahna Floretta Johnson Anthony, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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