Enoch Leo Reese

9 July 1855–about 9 March 1911 (Age 55)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch Leo

When Enoch Leo Reese was born on 9 July 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Enoch Reese, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Ellen McKinley, was 24. He married Mary Ellen Knowlton on 8 January 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died about 9 March 1911, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 55, and was buried in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Enoch Leo Reese
Mary Ellen Knowlton
Marriage: 8 January 1885
Ellen Leone Reese
John Knowlton Reese Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1885Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Constitution of 1857 promulgated.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 15
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Rice .North German and Dutch (De Reese): nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.German: habitational name from any of the places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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    Enoch Leo Reese Biographies

    Biography of Enoch Leo Reese by Phyllis and John Knowlton Reese Enoch Leo Reese, the son of Enoch and Sarah McKinley Reese, was born in Salt Lake City on July 9, 1855. He had one older brother, John …

    Sources (19)

    • Enoch L Reese in entry for Reese, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Leo Reece in household of Sarah Reece, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Enoch Leo Reese in entry for John Knowlton Reese and Phyllis Fisher, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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