Henry Reich

20 August 1861–11 June 1943 (Age 81)
Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Reich was born on 20 August 1861, in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Frederick Reich, was 38 and his mother, Margaret S Knobles, was 40. He married Emily Melvina Rogers on 29 May 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sugar House, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 June 1943, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Arco, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Reich
Emily Melvina Rogers
Marriage: 29 May 1888
Ida Reich
Benjamin Reich
Helen May Reich
Fred Reich
Orin J Reich

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1888Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · Settlers arrived in Vernal
    Age 12
    On Feb 14, 1873, Pardon Dodds, among others, came to the valley to raise livestock.
    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 22
    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Erwin, Gerhard, Alois, Otto, Volker, Erna, Udo, Wolfgang, Dieter, Egon.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a wealthy or powerful man, from Middle High German rīch ‘of noble descent, powerful, rich’, German reich ‘rich’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Poland, Hungary, Czechia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Croatia (see also 4 below).German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Old High German element rīhhi ‘power, might’.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Henry Reich, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Henry Reich in entry for Orin Reich, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Henry Reich, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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