Estelle Ray Reed

9 April 1908–9 October 1985 (Age 77)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Estelle Ray

When Estelle Ray Reed was born on 9 April 1908, in Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Richard T. Reed, was 36 and his mother, Ora Myrtle Staggs, was 25. He married Lucille Olive Collings in 1929. He lived in Union Township, Parke, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Bellmore, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 October 1985, in Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Parke, Indiana, United States.

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Estelle Ray Reed
Lucille Olive Collings
Marriage: 1929

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    Richard T. Reed





World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Estelle Reed in household of Richard Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Estelle Reed in household of Richard Reed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estel Reed in household of Myrtle Reed, "United States Census, 1940"

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