Ethel Anna Reeves

29 March 1904–4 February 1971 (Age 66)
Webster Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ethel Anna

When Ethel Anna Reeves was born on 29 March 1904, in Webster Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, her father, Ernest J. Reeve, was 31 and her mother, Minnie Dorman, was 24. She married Roy Laverne Sheckler on 3 September 1921, in Livingston, Michigan, United States. She lived in Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Dexter, Scio Township, Washtenaw, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 4 February 1971, in Tarpon Springs, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cycadia Cemetery, Tarpon Springs, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Roy Laverne Sheckler
Ethel Anna Reeves
Marriage: 3 September 1921

Spouse and Children

3 September 1921
Livingston, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Elmer William Reeve



    Martha Reeve


    Grace Luella Reeve


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from Reeve . 2. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel A Sheckler in household of Roy L Sheckler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Sheckler in household of Ray Sheckler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel A Reeve in household of Earnest J Reeve, "United States Census, 1910"

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