Mary Elizabeth Reeves

9 September 1899–26 February 1985 (Age 85)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Reeves was born on 9 September 1899, in Illinois, United States, her father, James Lewis Reeves, was 33 and her mother, Mary Etta Pollard, was 27. She married Charles Miller on 10 April 1920, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. She lived in Russellville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 26 February 1985, in Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Charles Miller
Mary Elizabeth Reeves
Marriage: 10 April 1920

Spouse and Children

10 April 1920
Franklin, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Lewis Reeves


    Mary Etta Pollard




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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 (2)

  • Elizabeth Reeves in household of Louis Reeves, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Reeves, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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