Oliver Rey

2 June 1900–about July 1987 (Age 87)
New Hanover, Monroe, Illinois, United States

The Life of Oliver

When Oliver Rey was born on 2 June 1900, in New Hanover, Monroe, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Rey, was 36 and his mother, Emma Catharine Koch, was 33. He died about July 1987, in Columbia, Monroe, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Monroe, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Rey
1900–1987
Edna Christina Loehr
1904–1984

Spouse and Children

    Male1900–1987Male

    Edna Christina Loehr

    Female1904–1984Female

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 10

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and southern French (Occitan): from Spanish and Old French rey ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), which could have been applied any of in numerous ways: it may have denoted someone in the service of a king; it may have been from the title of someone in a brotherhood; or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities.2 English: variant spelling of Ray 1, cognate with 1.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ragin ‘counsel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver Rey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oliver O Rey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oliver Rey in household of Charles Rey, "United States Census, 1920"

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