Verda Cathleen Reeves

7 July 1907–6 April 1934 (Age 26)
Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Verda Cathleen

When Verda Cathleen Reeves was born on 7 July 1907, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, her father, Eli Moses Reeves, was 38 and her mother, Bodil Johanna Olsen, was 28. She married Chauncey Engbretsen Sessions on 30 December 1933, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 6 April 1934, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Chauncey Engbretsen Sessions
Verda Cathleen Reeves
Marriage: 30 December 1933

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
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.
1913 · Franklin County is Formed
Age 6
Efforts to realign Oneida County became the top priority on the political agenda as the county seat was fifty miles away from Preston. They succeeded in their efforts and the bill to create Franklin County was passed on January 30, 1913.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built
Age 8
In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from Reeve . 2. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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

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Sources (15)

  • Verda Reeves in household of Eli Reeves, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verda Reeves in household of Eli Reeves, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verda C Reeves in household of Eli M Reeves, "United States Census, 1910"

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