Anna Vida Reid

20 January 1910–29 October 1996 (Age 86)
Rockport, Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Anna Vida

When Anna Vida Reid was born on 20 January 1910, in Rockport, Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Bedford Read, was 31 and her mother, Annie S. Hargreaves, was 35. She married James Patrick Burton on 30 May 1936, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 29 October 1996, in Hyannis, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.

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James Patrick Burton
Anna Vida Reid
Marriage: 30 May 1936

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    James Patrick Burton



30 May 1936
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna V Reid in household of William B Reid, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anne V. Reid, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Vida Read in household of Bedford Read, "Canada Census, 1911"

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