Rachel Leara Reeves

7 February 1888–15 April 1964 (Age 76)
Swindall, Van Zandt, Texas, United States

The Life of Rachel Leara

When Rachel Leara Reeves was born on 7 February 1888, in Swindall, Van Zandt, Texas, United States, her father, Christopher Columbus Reeves, was 37 and her mother, Ollie A Matlock, was 13. She married Crocket Edward Matlock on 13 August 1902, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Van Zandt, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Smith, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 15 April 1964, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pleasant Retreat Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Crocket Edward Matlock
1882–1939
Rachel Leara Reeves
1888–1964
Marriage: 13 August 1902
Ibbie C Olor Matlock
1905–1988
Martha A Matlock
1910–
Ethel Evelyn Matlock
1911–2003
Ruby L Matlock
1913–2003
Clinton William Matlock
1915–1999
Thomas Lloyd Matlock
1918–2004
Paul R Matlock
1921–1986
Buford Burnice Matlock
1924–1998

Spouse and Children

    Crocket Edward Matlock

    Male1882–1939Male

    Female1888–1964Female

MARRIAGE
13 August 1902
Smith, Texas, United States
children

(8)

    Ibbie C Olor Matlock

    Female1905–1988Female

    Martha A Matlock

    Female1910–Female

    Ethel Evelyn Matlock

    Female1911–2003Female

    Ruby L Matlock

    Female1913–2003Female

    Clinton William Matlock

    Male1915–1999Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christopher Columbus Reeves

    Male1850–1925Male

    Ollie A Matlock

    Female1874–1961Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

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.

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)

  • R L Matlock in household of E C Matlock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rachel L Matlock in household of Crocket B Matlock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Matlock in household of Crocket Matlock, "United States Census, 1930"

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