Josephine Reeves (1898 - 1974)

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Josephine Reeves
1898 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Josephine Reeves was born on May 17, 1898. She died in September 1974 at 76 years old. We know that Josephine Reeves had been residing in Jenkinsburg, Butts County, Georgia 30234.


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Josephine Reeves died in September 1974 at age 76. She was born on May 17, 1898. There is no information about Josephine's immediate family. We know that Josephine Reeves had been residing in Jenkinsburg, Butts County, Georgia 30234.
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1898 - 1974 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Josephine Reeves was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1905, by the time she was just 7 years old, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1937, by the time she was 39 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1943, at the age of 45 years old, Josephine was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1974, in the year of Josephine Reeves's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Feb 6, 1908 - Nov 14, 1993
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Josephine R Reeves
Mar 7, 1908 - Oct 18, 1998
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May 2, 1886 - January 1980
Lindsay, Montana
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Aug 14, 1890 - January 1963
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Jan 6, 1899 - Apr 29, 1991
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Apr 14, 1886 - August 1973
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Feb 13, 1908 - January 1972
Saint Louis, Missouri
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May 19, 1906 - December 1977
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Mar 27, 1913 - Jan 3, 2002
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Dec 15, 1904 - Apr 10, 1997
Coleman, TX
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Aug 22, 1922 - Aug 17, 1999
Fort Worth, TX
Josephine C Reeves
Sep 10, 1903 - September 1992
El Paso, TX
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Oct 10, 1891 - Mar 15, 1972
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Josephine B Reeves
Aug 28, 1917 - Feb 26, 2004
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Allen M Reeves
Aug 2, 1907 - Jan 13, 1994
Houston, TX
Marie Reeves
Oct 3, 1906 - August 1984
Jackson, Mississippi
Lena Reeves
Apr 11, 1901 - Mar 4, 2004
Morton, MS
Helen S Reeves
Nov 6, 1916 - Nov 15, 1998
Saginaw, MI
Martha Reeves
Mar 23, 1899 - August 1981
Brookhaven, Mississippi
Geraldine Reeves
Apr 27, 1945 - May 2, 2001
Clinton, MS
John M Reeves
Aug 31, 1945 - Sep 19, 2005
Lucedale, MS
Linnie Reeves
Dec 25, 1896 - March 1975
Summit, Mississippi
Jettie H Reeves
Aug 28, 1880 - Jun 15, 1966
Jackson, MS
Andy M Reeves
Jul 7, 1947 - Apr 29, 2006
Bogue Chitto, MS
Daniel Reeves
Dec 21, 1947 - May 18, 2011
Brookhaven, MS
L Reeves
Mar 2, 1943 - Nov 4, 2009
Mabel W Reeves
Jul 10, 1911 - Jan 25, 2004
Brandon, MS
Alma L Reeves
Nov 22, 1913 - Jan 23, 1989
Thayer, MO
Oral Reeves
Oct 12, 1902 - May 1984
Little Rock, Arkansas
Rodger W Reeves
Nov 27, 1950 - Feb 6, 2006
George A Reeves
Oct 22, 1917 - May 21, 1978
Joyce v Reeves
Jun 10, 1906 - Nov 12, 1987
Little Rock, AR
Harvey A Reeves
Aug 27, 1910 - Jun 21, 2002
Camden, AR
Roland Reeves
Oct 19, 1907 - April 1969

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Oct 4, 1910 - February 1983
Jackson, Mississippi
Sam Allen
Sep 21, 1914 - September 1980
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George Everett
Jan 23, 1913 - April 1984
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Edgar Fortenberry
Sep 13, 1910 - April 1976
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Ernest Sherrill
Mar 3, 1908 - January 1987
Nampa, Idaho
Thomas Persons
Jan 26, 1906 - May 1980
Jackson, Mississippi
William T Gurley
Nov 18, 1901 - Dec 15, 1987
Tupelo, MS
Placid Nicaise
Oct 5, 1892 - August 1964
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Kermit O Smith
Jun 19, 1909 - Apr 26, 1983
Roberta Hollis
Aug 29, 1905 - January 1984
Jackson, Mississippi
Lewis H Stowers
May 13, 1908 - Apr 7, 1996
Jackson, MS
Horace Gladney
Oct 15, 1894 - June 1975
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Lewis J Pate
Dec 12, 1901 - October 1988
Ridgeland, MS
Coleman Tant
Feb 4, 1914 - July 1978
Henry Bradshaw
Dec 22, 1899 - January 1982
Pelahatchie, Mississippi
Laura R Moore
Sep 3, 1905 - Mar 13, 1992
Biloxi, MS
John M Leonard
Aug 4, 1898 - Feb 10, 1972
Leonard Atkinson
Sep 8, 1896 - August 1982
Philadelphia, Mississippi
Annie G Hutto
Dec 10, 1913 - Jun 19, 2003
Arlington, TN
George Fish
Mar 20, 1897 - May 1974
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