In a German Pension - Jean MacLean Reeder

Jean MacLean Reeder

Biography

Jean MacLean Reeder (1915-?)

Jean MacLean Reeder was born on 3 May 1915 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio to parents Harold Lester Reeder and Flora MacLean. Jean was an only child and sadly on 14 December 1917, at age 27, her father a salesman at Champlain Printing Company, passed away.

In 1919, Flora and Jean travelled to Southampton, England for three months, the application for a passport said they were going to help settle an estate. When they arrived back to Columbus, Ohio, they were living with Flora’s father and brother both named John MacLean.

At age sixteen, in 1931, Jean was being educated at Columbus School For Girls and she was a part of the I Pittori club, which was the most active club at the school and they helped to develop a larger appreciation of art.

By 1935, Jean was attending Ohio State University and was a junior in the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. During her time with the sorority, she became involved with the American Red Cross and she would travel to England with three others, Anne R. White, Virginia Mae Jones, and Ann Curtis. Jean graduated along with four hundred and thirty seven other graduates in 1936 according to the Stanford Daily on 30 April 1936. She would graduate with a Bachelors of Arts in English.

On 15 May 1946, Jean and six other women sailed on the S.S. Wheaton Victory from Le Havre, France to New York, returning from work with the American Red Cross, Washington, D.C.

Then on 19 June 1946, Jean applied for a marriage license with William Temple Emmet. William was a Stockbroker from New York City. They married on 20 June 1946 in Franklin, Ohio.

UPEI’s Provenance Collection has the book In a German Pension by Katherine Mansfield with the Jean’s signature, “Jean MacLean Reeder, Toronto 1933”.


Sources:

United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.

Harold Lester Reeder. Find a Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/46183556

Passport Applications, 1795–1905. NARA Microfilm Publication M1372, 694 rolls. General Records Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Passport Applications, January 2, 1906–March 31, 1925. NARA Microfilm Publication M1490, 2740 rolls. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Registers and Indexes for Passport Applications, 1810–1906. NARA Microfilm Publication M1371, rolls 1–2. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Emergency Passport Applications (Passports Issued Abroad), 1877–1907. NARA Microfilm Publication M1834, 57 rolls. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Division of Passport Control: Passport Applications for Residents of Puerto Rico and the Philippines, 1913–1925. NAI:1244179 A1 539, 67 volumes. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington D.C.

Division of Passport Control: Applications (Chicago, NYC, New Orleans, San Francisco, Seattle), 1914–1925. NAI:1146000 A1 535. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington D.C.

Special Passport Applications (Military, Civilian Federal Employees and Dependents), 1914–1925. NAI 1150696 A1 536, 29 volumes. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington D.C.

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Division of Passport Control: Emergency Passport Applications for Travel to China, 1915–1925. NAI 1244103 A1 540. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington D.C.

Division of Passport Control: Passport Applications of Wives of Members of the A.E.F. (American Expeditionary Forces) in Europe, 1919–1920. NAI 1244184 A1 545. General Records of the Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington D.C.

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1931 School Yearbook. Columbus School for Girls. Various school yearbooks from across the United States.

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United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls. NAI: 6256867. Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

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Index to Alien Crewmen Who Were Discharged or Who Deserted at New York, New York, May 1917-Nov. 1957.Microfilm Publication A3417. NAI: 4497925. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

Passenger Lists, 1962-1972, and Crew Lists, 1943-1972, of Vessels Arriving at Oswego, New York. Microfilm Publication A3426. NAI: 4441521. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. 1945. American Red Cross. 59(2), p.115. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/19450100/page/n11

The Stanford Daily. 30 April 1936. “437 Graduates On Commencement List”. 89(43), p.2. Retrieved from https://stanforddailyarchive.com/cgi-bin/stanford?a=d&d=stanford19360430-01.2.34#

Marriage Records. Ohio Marriages. Various Ohio County Courthouses.

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