Reuben Alphus Haines

10 February 1907–11 January 1955 (Age 47)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Reuben Alphus

When Reuben Alphus Haines was born on 10 February 1907, in Michigan, United States, his father, John Ross Hanes, was 38 and his mother, Emma L. Winchester, was 37. He married Barbara Maude P. "Babe" Whitesides on 16 August 1928, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Byron Township, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Allegan Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 11 January 1955, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Blackman Cemetery, Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Reuben Alphus Haines
Catherine O Ashley
Marriage: 11 June 1936
Bob Ashley Haines
Mark R. Haines
Emery J. Haines
Christopher Lee Haines

Spouse and Children

11 June 1936
Elkhart, Indiana, United States



    Mark R. Haines



    Christopher Lee Haines


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 3

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.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Haynes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben Haines, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reuben Hanes in household of Leland Hanes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reuben Hanes in household of John R Hanes, "United States Census, 1910"

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