Mary Elizabeth Flahan

30 November 1896–7 March 1921 (Age 24)
East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Flahan was born on 30 November 1896, in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. She married Otto Bayless Reaney on 28 December 1917, in Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 7 March 1921, at the age of 24, and was buried in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Bayless Reaney
Mary Elizabeth Flahan
Marriage: 28 December 1917
George Mark Reaney Flahan

Spouse and Children

28 December 1917
Marion, Illinois, United States


    George Mark Reaney Flahan


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 8

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Fat, a plain, a field; an, indicative of a person. A farmer; a cultivator of the earth.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Reaney in household of Otto Reaney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Flahan, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Mary Elizabeth Reaney, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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