Georgia Anna Reeves

17 November 1874–26 April 1953 (Age 78)
Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States

The Life of Georgia Anna

When Georgia Anna Reeves was born on 17 November 1874, in Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States, her father, Thompson Reeves, was 54 and her mother, Martha McDuff, was 44. She married Joseph Michael Hill on 11 January 1891, in Blanco, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880 and Blanco, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 26 April 1953, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Michael Hill
Georgia Anna Reeves
Marriage: 11 January 1891
Hillary Lorenzo Hill
Mamie Hill
Mildred Mae Hill
Josephine Bethany Hill

Spouse and Children

11 January 1891
Blanco, Texas, United States



    Mamie Hill



    Josephine Bethany Hill


Parents and Siblings

    Thompson Reeves


    Martha McDuff





    John H. Reeves


    Joseph Reeves


    Methorna Reeves


    Newton Reeves


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1876: Collingsworth, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Ann Reeves in household of Thompson Reeves, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Georgie Hill in household of J Mike Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georgie Anna Reeves in entry for Josie Bethany Waters, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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