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
1866–1942
Georgia Anna Reeves
1874–1953
Marriage: 11 January 1891
Hillary Lorenzo Hill
1891–1966
Mamie Hill
1893–1902
Mildred Mae Hill
1895–1982
Josephine Bethany Hill
1898–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1891
Blanco, Texas, United States
children

(4)

    Male1891–1966Male

    Mamie Hill

    Female1893–1902Female

    Female1895–1982Female

    Josephine Bethany Hill

    Female1898–1933Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thompson Reeves

    Male1820–1910Male

    Martha McDuff

    Female1830–1910Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1852–1943Male

    John H. Reeves

    Male1856–Male

    Joseph Reeves

    Male1858–Male

    Methorna Reeves

    Male1860–Male

    Newton Reeves

    Male1860–Male

+4 More Children

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.
1876

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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