Margreth Reeves (1905 - 1976)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Margreth Reeves’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Margreth so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Margreth’s biography.

Margreth Reeves Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Margreth Reeves and their immediate Reeves family. Add to Margreth Reeves's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Margreth.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Margreth Reeves? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Sumner, Pierce County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Margreth finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Margreth attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Margreth did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Margreth Reeves is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Margreth's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Margreth's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Margreth a religious person? Add Margreth’s religion

Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Margreth Reeves. Below are potential family photos that share Margreth's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Margreth during various points of their life

Heardiss Reeves Gravesite

Heardiss Reeves Gravesite

Heardiss and Pauline Reeves

Heardiss and Pauline Reeves

Heardiss Reeves

Heardiss Reeves

George Reeves and Jan Clayton

George Reeves and Jan Clayton

Jan Clayton, George Reeves & Grant Mitchell

Jan Clayton, George Reeves & Grant Mitchell

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Louisa Reeves

Easter bunny with Superman

Easter bunny with Superman

Ethel B Reeves

Ethel B Reeves

Hi-Y Champs 1945-46, NJ

Hi-Y Champs 1945-46, NJ

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

Fancie Michelle Reeves

LaJean & Fancie Reeves

LaJean & Fancie Reeves

See more photos
Joseph A. Reeves Heardiss Reeves Gravesite Heardiss and Pauline Reeves Heardiss Reeves

Timeline

1905 - In the year that Margreth Reeves was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

1925 - At the age of 20 years old, Margreth was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1936 - When this person was 31 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1955 - Margreth was 50 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1976 - In the year of Margreth Reeves's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

Margreth Reeves Family Tree

Who was Margreth’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Margreth’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Margreth's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Margreth Reeves
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Margreth's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Margreth Reeves is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Margreth Reeves passed away in December 1976 at 71 years of age. There is no known cause of death. Margreth was born on November 23, 1905. We have no information about Margreth's immediate family. We know that Margreth Reeves had been residing in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Margreth Reeves? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Margreth is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Margreth Reeves

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources

Success Stories from Biographies like Margreth Reeves

I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.