Retha Belva Housley

18 July 1905–17 December 1996 (Age 91)
Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Retha Belva

When Retha Belva Housley was born on 18 July 1905, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, James Housley, was 30 and her mother, Belva Allen, was 25. She married David Leslie Reeder on 6 July 1927, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Election District 1 Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 17 December 1996, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Leslie Reeder
1899–1998
Retha Belva Housley
1905–1996
Marriage: 6 July 1927
Olive Ramona Reeder
1928–2016
Dee Leslie Reeder
1937–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 July 1927
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Olive Ramona Reeder

    Female1928–2016Female

    Male1937–1938Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1907 · The Burro Mine

Age 2

The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hūs ‘house’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Some Memories from the Life of Lucille Reeder Turpin

My name is Amanda Larsen. I am the daughter of Glenda (Turpin) Smith, and the granddaughter of Lucille Turpin. I recently came across this file on my computer. It is my grandpa's responses to some f …

Sources (3)

  • Belva Relha Housley Reeder in household of David Leslie Reeder, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ritha Belva Housley Reader in household of David Leslie Reader, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Retha Belva Housley Reader in household of David Leslie Reader, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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