Mamie Odessa Reed

16 September 1894–1989 (Age 94)
Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mamie Odessa

When Mamie Odessa Reed was born on 16 September 1894, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Edward Lee Reed, was 31 and her mother, Mary Matilda Horner, was 31. She married Frederick "Fred" Kennedy in March 0027, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Glenville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Center District, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1989, at the age of 95, and was buried in Normantown, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States.

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Frederick "Fred" Kennedy
Mamie Odessa Reed
Mary Hope Kennedy

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mamie O Reed in household of Robert E S Reed, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mamie O Reed in household of Robert E L Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mammie O Reed in household of R E Lee Reed, "United States Census, 1910"

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