Reggie Ileen McCarroll

26 March 1923–19 August 1987 (Age 64)
Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States

The Life of Reggie Ileen

When Reggie Ileen McCarroll was born on 26 March 1923, in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, her father, Raymond Sylvester McCarroll, was 29 and her mother, Rhoda Ann Ingram, was 29. She married Ardell Witmeyer Gehret on 7 August 1943. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 22, Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 19 August 1987, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Ardell Witmeyer Gehret
Reggie Ileen McCarroll
Marriage: 7 August 1943
Kelly Ray Gehret Sr

Spouse and Children

7 August 1943


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill ( see Carroll ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Reggie Ilean Mccarroll in household of Rhoda Mccarroll, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Illeen Mc Carroll in household of Ray Mc Carroll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eileen Gehret in entry for Kelly R Gehret Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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