Reatha Amilia Mead

16 March 1898–2 March 1985 (Age 86)
Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Reatha Amilia

When Reatha Amilia Mead was born on 16 March 1898, in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States, her father, Charles Edwin Mead, was 27 and her mother, Anna Melissa Webster, was 25. She married Harvey Luther Palmer on 7 July 1917, in Endicott, Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Dent Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 2 March 1985, in Sonoma, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Luther Palmer
1899–1960
Reatha Amilia Mead
1898–1985
Marriage: 7 July 1917
Velma Palmer
1918–1918
Muriel Olita Palmer
1922–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 July 1917
Endicott, Broome, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Velma Palmer

    Female1918–1918Female

    Muriel Olita Palmer

    Female1922–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd). 2. metonymic occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead (Old English meodu), an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reatha A Mead in household of Charles E Mead, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reatha A Palmer in household of Harvey L Palmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reatha A Mead in household of Charles E Mead, "United States Census, 1900"

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