John Arvel Reat

Male 1892 - 1971  (79 years)


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  • Name John Arvel Reat  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 4 Aug 1892  Dime Box, Lee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1971  Giddings, Lee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 9
    Buried 29 Oct 1971  Lexington, Lee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Lexington City Cemetery
    Person ID I6954  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father John Strobia Reat,   b. 25 May 1858, Macon, Noxubee, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1929, Giddings, Lee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lelia Ada McGinnis,   b. Abt May 1861, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Dec 1882  Dime Box, Lee, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elvira Stockton,   b. 25 Apr 1896,   d. 16 Aug 1977  (Age 81 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1892 - Dime Box, Lee, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1971 - Giddings, Lee, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Oct 1971 - Lexington, Lee, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - According to his 1917 World War I Draft Registration Card via FamilySearch.org, John had (at that time) a wife and two children. He was described as having blue eyes and light hair.

      - For his 1942 World War II Draft Registration Card, John was described as standing 5' 10" tall, weighing 170 lbs., having blue eyes, being bald, and having a ruddy complexion.

      - Per his 1971 death certificate, John died at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Giddings, Lee County, Texas. The informant was John H. Reat. [Son?] Cause of death was cardiac failure and bowel obstruction.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1248] 1910 Census of United States, Texas, Lee, Justice Precint 1, Giddings, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 46, sheet no. 7B, dwelling & family 135, John S. Reat household, accessed 20 May 2018.
      Includes wife Lelia A.; daughters Willie M., Clara d., Eola R., Lelia E., and Nannie E.; and sons John A., Grover D., and Haywood H.

    2. [S1249] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Lee, Dime Box Justice Precint No. 6, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 61, sheet no. 1A, dwelling & family 1, John S. Reat household, accessed May 2018.
      Includes wife Lelia A.; sons Strobia E., Travis N., John A., Grover D., and H. Hobson; and daughters Olina E., Willie M., Clara D., Eola R., and Lilia E.

    3. [S953] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, Entry for John A. Reat, d. 27 October 1971 at Lee County.

    4. [S668] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Digital image of card for John Arvel Reat, b. 4 August 1892.

    5. [S985] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Digital image of card for John Arvel Reat, b. 4 August 1892.

    6. [S1250] Lexington Cemetery (Lexington, Lee County, Texas), Grave Markers, Image of tombstone by Gene Tolkmitt (2014) via FindAGrave memorial #47448441 -- John Arvel Reat (double stone with Elvira Stockton Reat).

    7. [S1255] Texas Wills and Probate Records, 1833-1974, Typed file of will and probate pertaining to James Travis Reat, d. 18 January 1932.

    8. [S984] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), FamilySearch, Entry for John Reat, d. October 1971.

    9. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Image of death certificate for John A. Reat, d. 27 October 1971 at Lee County.

    10. [S254] Newspaper Article.