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Family of Reece Herbert UTNAGE.
(First child of George Herman UTENAGE & Mary Etta MORROW)
Reece Herbert UTNAGE
born: 27 Jan 1898 in Benton, Scott, MO
married: 29 Nov 1915 in Benton, Scott, MO
died: 28 May 1976 in St. Louis, MO
buried: Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis, MO
Maud MCCORMICK
born: 21 Oct 1899 Sikeston, Scott, MO
died: 18 Mar 1992 Florissant, St. Louis, MO
buried: Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis, MO
parents: Robert Henry McCORMICK & Ida Belle MCCORMICK
child #1

Herbert George UTNAGE
born: 6 Dec 1917 in Benton, Scott, MO
died: 14 Jun 2002 in Florissant, St. Louis, MO
married: 20 Aug 1938 in Clayton, St. Louis, MO
spouse: Marie Mae CONLEE
child #2

Lawrence (Abie) UTNAGE
born: 23 Oct 1919 in Benton, Scott, MO
died: 16 Aug 1995 in Imboden, Lawrence, AR
married: ??
spouse: 1) Ruth GILREATH; 2) Goldie BURTON
child #3

Sidney Reece UTNAGE
born: 1 Jun 1921 in Benton, Scott, MO
died: 11 Feb 1995 in Pocahontas, Randolph, AR
married: 30 Aug 1941
spouse: Geneva Margaret COLEMAN
child #4

Jessie Mae UTNAGE
born: 11 Dec 1927 in St. Louis City, MO
died: 28 Dec 2011 in O´Fallon, St. Charles, MO
married: 03 Aug 1946
spouse: Walter John LaTURNO





World War 1 Registration
Reece describes himself as tall and slender with blue eyes and black hair. I remember my great-grandpa fairly well. He was about 6 feet 4 inches tall and skinny as a pole. He passed away a couple months after I turned 12, so I mostly remember him being bed-ridden.

1920 Census
Family is renting a farm in the Moreland township of Scott County, Missouri. Reece is 22 and Maud is 20 years old. They have 2 boys - George (2) and Lawrence is 3 months old. Reece is a farmer on a general farm. Maud has put down that both of her parents were born in Missouri, even though they were both really born in Kentucky.

1930 Census
Family is now renting an apartment at 2214a North 11th Street in Ward 3 of St. Louis City for $24 a month. Reece is 32 and Maud is 30 years old. They now have four children - George (12), Lawrence (10), Sidney (8), and Jessie Mae is 2 years and 3 months old. Reece is working as a boiler maker in a boiler shop. Maud has put down that both of her parents were born in Kentucky.

1940 Census
Family is now renting an apartment at 2624 North 11th Street in Ward 3 of St. Louis City for $10 a month. Reece is 42 and Maud is 40 years old. Only two of their children are still living at home - Sidney (18), and Jessie Mae is 12 years old. Reece has finished the eighth grade. Maud only finished the fifth grade. Sidney finished the eighth grade and Jessie Mae has completed the sixth grade. Reece is working as a checker in a terminal warehouse. Sidney is unemployed and looking for work.

1940 St. Louis City Directory
Reece and Maud have a phone and are living at 2624a North 11th Street.

Social Security Application for Reece Utnage
Reece filled out this application on 28 Nov 1936. He listed his address as 2624a North 11th Street in St. Louis. He was employed at St. Louis Terminal Warehouse located at 826 Clark Ave.

Social Security Application for Maud Utnage
Maud filled out this application on 07 Nov 1942. She listed her address as 727 Clarence in St. Louis. She lists her employer as St. Louis Terminal Warehouse Company located at 1000 Spruce.




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Suzanne Utnage
505 Forest Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
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