Simon Walter Reust

1883–1945 (Age 61)
Panola, Woodford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Simon Walter

When Simon Walter Reust was born on 17 October 1883, in Panola, Woodford, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Reust, was 42 and his mother, Mary Ann Grove, was 40. He married Flossie Bell Vaughn on 22 March 1920, in Holyoke, Phillips, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 22 April 1945, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Walter Reust
Flossie Bell Vaughn
Marriage: 22 March 1920
Harold D Reust
Esther Maxine Reust
Walden Reust
Bobby Gene Reust
Twila Faye Reust
Jerry Jerome Reust

Spouse & Children

22 March 1920
Holyoke, Phillips, Colorado, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1840–1926Male

  • Mary Ann Grove




+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 7

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch (van Reust): topographic name, ultimately from French (les) rues ‘streets’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter Ruest, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Waller Reust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Simon W R*T in household of Samuel R*T, "United States Census, 1900"

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