Margaret Martha Reed (1873 - 1949)

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Margaret Martha Reed
1873 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret Martha Reed was born in 1873. She was born to Jamouneau Joseph Reed and Margaret Dunn Reed, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at age 76.

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Margaret Martha Reed

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Jamouneau Joseph Reed

Wbeal, Australia
Margaret Dunn Reed

Wbeal, Australia

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Margaret Martha Reed passed away in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at 76 years old. She was born in 1873. She was born to Jamouneau Joseph Reed and Margaret Dunn Reed, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1873 - 1949 World Events

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In 1873, in the year that Margaret Martha Reed was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

In 1892, she was 19 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1905, she was 32 years old when the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1920, by the time she was 47 years old, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1949, in the year of Margaret Martha Reed's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Jamouneau Joseph Reed

Wbeal, Australia
Margaret Dunn Reed

Wbeal, Australia
Mary Ann Reed
1889 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Wilson Reed

Warnambool, Australia
Susan Chegdwedin Reed

Warnambool, Australia
Christina Ellen Reed
1882 - 1949
Yea, Australia
Adelaide Seeger Reed

Yea, Australia
George Reed
1887 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
George Reed
1893 - 1949
Wton, Australia
Reed Joseph Reed

Wton, Australia
Mary Chrystal Reed

Wton, Australia
Winifred Eleanor Reed
1896 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Anthony Lewis William Reed

Ballarat, Australia
Eliza Close Reed

Ballarat, Australia
Howard Martin Reed
1898 - 1949
Armadale, Australia
Reed Joseph Martin Reed

Tatura, Australia
Louisa Wood Reed

Tatura, Australia
Alb William Reed
1884 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Reed John Reed

Wbeal, Australia

Other Bios

Jamouneau Joseph Reed

Wbeal, Australia
Margaret Dunn Reed

Wbeal, Australia
Rose Mary Hatton
1864 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Annie Eliza Powell
1870 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Heath William Powell

Wbeal, Australia
Sophia Jane Ellard Powell

Wbeal, Australia
Elizabeth Fanny Weaver Milbourne
1881 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Ricketts Edward Milbourne

Wbeal, Australia
Emily Greed Milbourne

Wbeal, Australia
Biggerdit Singh
1876 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Ian Bruce Radford
1946 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
William Patrick Dunne
1891 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Dunne John Dunne

Wbeal, Australia
Ellen Obrien Dunne

Wbeal, Australia
Thomas Alex Gove
1880 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Gove James Gove

Wbeal, Australia
Espelth Gow Gove

Wbeal, Australia
William Torney
1878 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
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