Mary Ellen Yeargan

13 April 1868–12 July 1951 (Age 83)
Pike, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Yeargan was born on 13 April 1868, in Pike, Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas D Yeargan, was 34 and her mother, Melvina A. Dougherty, was 26. She married Giles Levi Reid on 24 December 1884, in Pike, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wheeler, Texas, United States in 1930 and Commissioner's Precinct 1, Wheeler, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 July 1951, in Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wheeler, Wheeler, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Giles Levi Reid
Mary Ellen Yeargan
Marriage: 24 December 1884
Thomas Wilson Reid
Martha Alice Reid
Rosa Pearl Reid
Beulah May Reid
John Henry Reid
Walter Levi Reid
James Monroe Reid
Ozie Jane Reid
Otis Day Reid
Giles Leonard Reid
Floyd Greenwood Reid

Spouse and Children

24 December 1884
Pike, Arkansas, United States



    Martha Alice Reid


    Rosa Pearl Reid


    Beulah May Reid


    John Henry Reid


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas D Yeargan


    Melvina A. Dougherty




World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 15

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jürgen ( see Jurgens ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Reid in household of Giles L Reid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Reed in household of Gee L Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Reid in household of Giles L Reid, "United States Census, 1920"

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