Martha Anna Reavis

Brief Life History of Martha Anna

When Martha Anna Reavis was born in 1878, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Reavis, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Matilda Gentry, was 25. She married Jacob Rostock Rush in 1895. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Gardiner, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and East Reedsport Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 17 August 1966, in Reedsport, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Reedsport Masonic Cemetery, Reedsport, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Rostock Rush
Martha Anna Reavis
Marriage: 1895
Leona June Rush
about 1901–2011
Ida Mae Rush
June Myrtle Rush

Sources (17)

  • Martha Rush in household of Jacob Rush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha A Rush, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • Anna Reovis in entry for Jacob Rush, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Marjorie Chamberlain BIRTH 1891 DEATH 1903 (aged 11–12) BURIAL Reedsport Masonic Cemetery Reedsport, Douglas County, Oregon, USA MEMORIAL ID 25497168 · View Source

Name Meaning

English: variant of Reeves .

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

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