Orvin James Rea1,2

M, b. 7 March 1862, d. 1940
     Orvin James Rea also went by the name of O. J.3
     Orvin James Rea was born on 7 March 1862 at Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA.4,5 He was the son of James Azel Rea and Lucinda Barber.4

     Orvin James Rea married Clara Isabel Bates circa 1888 at Minnesota, USA.5,6 Orvin James Rea was a printer in 1900 at Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, USA.6 He was applied for a passport for a cruise to Cuba on 25 March 1921 at Key West, Monroe, Florida, USA.7 He worked for a newspaper in 1921 at Tracy.8
     Orvin James Rea died in 1940 at Polk, Florida, USA.9

Children of Orvin James Rea and Clara Isabel Bates

Last Edited=4 May 2008


  1. [S1149] James A. Rea household, 1880 US Census population schedule, Lake Marshall, Lyon Co., Minnesota, ED 144, sheet 8D (453.4000) (image 0439) (Anc. image 8/20), dwelling 69, family 70. (n.pub., 1999) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742, subscription database Roll T9_625; Family History Film: 1254625. 1 May 2008.
  2. [S1156] Gary Rea, "Rea Genealogy (website)", online http://members.cox.net/garyrea/ (Oklahoma City, OK), viewed 3 May 2008, James Azel Rea.
  3. [S1156] Gary Rea, "Rea Genealogy (website)", viewed 3 May 2008, Orvin James Rea.
  4. [S1148] James A. Rea household, 1870 US Census population schedule, 1st ward, City of Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin, sheet 39 (222) (image 60) (Anc. image 39/69), dwelling 281, family 306. (n.pub., 2003) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7163, subscription database Roll M593_1746. 1 May 2008.
  5. [S1152] Department of State, "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", database with images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, URL http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1174: 2007, Orvin J. Rea, with wife Clara and children Leon and Lois, citing National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Collection Number: ARC Identifier 583830 / MLR Number A1 534; NARA Series: M1490; Roll #: 1433.
  6. [S925] Orvin J. Rea (indexed as Arvin J.) household, 1900 US Census population schedule, Tracy City, 1st ward, Lyon Co., Minnesota, ED 157, sheet 8A (257A) (Anc. image 15/39), dwelling 136, family 151. (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7602, subscription database Roll T623_773. 1 May 2008.
  7. [S1152] "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", database with images, Ancestry.com, Orvin J. Rea, no. 11719 (Anc. image 169-170/760.)
  8. [S1152] "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925", database with images, Ancestry.com, Orvin J. Rea.
  9. [S120] "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998" , Index, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Ancestry.com, URL http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338: 2004, citing 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, 1998. State of Florida. Florida Death Index.
  10. [S1148] James A. Rea household, 1870 US Census, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com.
  11. [S1151] 1885 MN State Census, Hennepin Co., population schedule, Minneapolis, schedule 27, p. 14, James Rea household, family 106. Ancestry.com, http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1058, database with images: Accessed 1 May 2008.
  12. [S801] Orvin J. Rea household, 1920 US Census population schedule, Tracy ward 1, Lyon Co., Minnesota, ED 111, sheet 10B (image 920) (Anc. image 20/29), dwelling 219, family 239. (n.pub., 2001) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061, subscription database Roll T625_843. 3 May 2008.