Vera Rae Reece

13 September 1916–21 June 1996 (Age 79)
Oxford, Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life of Vera Rae

When Vera Rae Reece was born on 13 September 1916, her father, Ira Mansur Reece, was 25 and her mother, Rosa Lea Sanson, was 24. She married Byron Tildon Frazier on 9 March 1947, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Liberty Township, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States in 2010. She died on 21 June 1996, in Oxford, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Byron Tildon Frazier
Vera Rae Reece
Marriage: 9 March 1947
Billy Dale Frazier

Spouse and Children

9 March 1947
Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States


    Billy Dale Frazier


Parents and Siblings


    Rosa Lea Sanson




    Harry Thomas Reece


    Grace Reece



    Verda Mae Reece


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 1

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Reese .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Vera Rease in household of Ira Rease, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Reece in entry for Byron Frazier, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Vera King in entry for Verda Marie Huyck Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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