Reta Summers

ID#  1874, (1899-1899)
2nd great-granddaughter of Samson Striker
1st cousin 2 times removed of Faye Louise Doyle
Descendants of Samson Striker
     Reta Summers was born on 12 April 1899 in Bieber, Lassen County, California.1 She was the daughter of Perry Summers and Lillian Augusta Graves. She died on 2 December 1899 in Cedarville, Modoc County, California.1

Reta's obituary in the Big Valley Gazette, Bieber, California, on 6 December 1899 read:
"RETA SUMMERS: The many friends of Mr & Mrs Perry Summers will be pained to learn of the death of their infant daughter, Reta, which occurred in Cedarville last Saturday morning. We did not learn the cause of the child's death. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of their many friends in this valley.

DIED: SUMMERS - In Cedarville, Modoc Cnty, CA, on 2 Dec 1899 at 7:30 AM, Reta-infant daughter of Perry & Lillian Summers, age 7 mos-20 days."2

Last Edited=24 Jan 2011


  1. [S1069] Barbara Hill, "re: Esther (Miller) Graves," e-mail message from e-mail address (Berkeley, California) to Faye West, 22 Jan 2011, (cites: Big Valley Gazette, Bieber, CA, 6 Dec 1899).
  2. [S648] Find a Grave, online (