Elwood Charles Reed

9 April 1922–27 March 2008 (Age 85)
Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elwood Charles

When Elwood Charles Reed was born on 9 April 1922, in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Elwood Reed Sr., was 30 and his mother, Mary Jane Thomas, was 35. He died on 27 March 2008, in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 1
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 1
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World
Age 23
The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

(1997: 92556;2007: 202303; 2010: 277030)English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English and Older Scots red(e) ‘red’, no doubt denoting someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion.English: from Middle English ride, rede, rude (Old English rīed, rēod, rȳd) ‘clearing’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or near a clearing, or habitational, for someone who lived at one of a number of places so named, including Rede Court in Strood (Kent), Rides in Eastchurch (Kent), Ride Way in Ewhurst (Surrey), and Reed Farm in Wadhurst (Sussex). The word is particularly common in the southeastern counties of England, from Kent to the Isle of Wight. See also Rider and Reader .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Ellwood Reed in household of Charles Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elwood C Reed, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Elwood Reed in household of Charles Reed, "United States Census, 1940"

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