Reid Harrison Jones

29 September 1910–16 October 1986 (Age 76)
Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life of Reid Harrison

When Reid Harrison Jones was born on 29 September 1910, in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, Harrison Jones, was 37 and his mother, Nora Elcinda Remington, was 31. He married Retha Maye McKissick on 3 October 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Madison Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Riverton, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 16 October 1986, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reid Harrison Jones
Retha Maye McKissick
Marriage: 3 October 1929
Marilyn Luanne Jones

Spouse and Children

3 October 1929


    Marilyn Luanne Jones


Parents and Siblings

    Harrison Jones


    Nora Elcinda Remington




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Story Highlight

From the Daily Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, Iowa) Page 2 Friday May 20, 1927 RIVERTON

A family reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Khuniz Sunday, May 15, in honor of Mrs. M. F. Khuniz of Denver, Col., who is visiting here. Those who were present were Mr. and Mrs. C. Khuniz …

Sources (3)

  • Reed A Jones in household of Harrison Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reid H Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reid H Jones in entry for Marilyn Luanne Jones, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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