Reba Earl Waller

5 December 1902–9 June 1985 (Age 82)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Reba Earl

When Reba Earl Waller was born on 5 December 1902, in Georgia, United States, her father, Samuel Lawrence Waller, was 26 and her mother, Ola May Combs, was 23. She married John Hatcher Baskin Sr on 3 June 1921, in Polk, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Fort Meade, Polk, Florida, United States in 1920 and Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States for about 15 years. She died on 9 June 1985, in Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hatcher Baskin Sr
Reba Earl Waller
Marriage: 3 June 1921
John Hatcher Baskin Jr
Robert Carlton Baskin
Reba Pearl Baskin
William Lawrence Baskin Gable
James A Baskin Gable

Spouse and Children

3 June 1921
Polk, Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living near a wall (in particular, the wall of a city), or an occupational name for a mason who built walls ( see Wall ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall, for example a Roman wall or the wall of a walled city ( see Wall 2).3 English: occupational name for someone who boiled sea water to extract the salt, from an agent derivative of Middle English well(en) ‘to boil’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rita Baskin, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Reba E Gable, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Rebba Baskins in household of John H Baskins, "United States Census, 1940"

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