Hattie May Reams

20 April 1886–14 June 1946 (Age 60)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Hattie May

When Hattie May Reams was born on 20 April 1886, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Stokes Reams, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Utley, was 30. She married John Van De Riet on 14 November 1906, in Powhatan, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Huguenot District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Giles, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 14 June 1946, in Williamsburg, James City, Virginia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Flat Rock, Powhatan, Virginia, United States.

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John Van De Riet
Hattie May Reams
Marriage: 14 November 1906
Johanna Elizabeth Van De Riet
Woodley May Van De Riet
John Graddous Van De Riet
Richard Stockes Van De Riet
Luther Paul Vande Riet
Mary Louise Vandercriet

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1906Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 8
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 16
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Rames in Seine-Maritime (France). This surname is rare in Britain. Compare Rheams .Americanized form of German Riehm .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Hattie May Reams in entry for Johanna Elizabeth Vanderiet, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
    • Hattie M Beams in household of Richard Beams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Hattie Reams in entry for James Vernon Maxey and Mary Louise Vanderiet, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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