Reed Albert Morlan

4 August 1914–16 January 1975 (Age 60)
Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Reed Albert

When Reed Albert Morlan was born on 4 August 1914, in Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, Omer Johnson Morlan, was 31 and his mother, Orpha Belle Coombs, was 29. He married Margaret Louise Wilson on 9 February 1935, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hutsonville, Crawford, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 16 January 1975, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Calcutta Cemetery, Calcutta, Clay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reed Albert Morlan
Margaret Louise Wilson
Marriage: 9 February 1935
Jo Ann Morlan

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Louise Wilson


9 February 1935
Vigo, Indiana, United States


    Jo Ann Morlan


Parents and Siblings

    Omer Johnson Morlan


    Orpha Belle Coombs





    Buelah Morlan


    Anna Morlan


    Robert Morlan


    Hubert Morlan


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 11

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Morlán): habitational name from Santa María Morlán in the province of A Coruña.

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

Sources (3)

  • Reed Morlan in household of Omer I Morlan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reed Morlan in household of Omer Morlan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reed Albert Morlan in entry for Mrs Jo Ann Morlan Lawyer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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