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*William Henry Reed

Male 1847 - 1915  (68 years)


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  • Name *William Henry Reed 
    Born 30 Jun 1847  Rock Island County, Illinois At Home Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Sep 1915  Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Sep 1915  Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19374  My Genealogy

    Father *Andrew Jackson Reed,   b. 14 Jun 1814, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1893, 71 Y, 10 M, 15 D; New Boston City, New Boston Township, Mercer County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Sarah ?,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Married Abt 1836  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reldy Relday Frances Francis Hampton Sumpter,   b. 28 Jul 1852, Putnam County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1941, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 May 1874  Osborne City, Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elmer Elmore S. Reed,   b. 15 Feb 1875, Pottawattomie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1953, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. James A. Reed,   b. 5 Apr 1876, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1922, Seaton, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Luella Lenell Reed,   b. 12 Jul 1877, Osborne, Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1942, Linn County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Charles R. Reed,   b. 7 Oct 1878, Osborne, Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1908, 30 Yrs Old; Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Infant Reed,   b. May 1880, Osborne, Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. *Arthur John Jack Jackson Reed,   b. 12 May 1880, Osborne, Osborne County, Kansas Per Frank L.'S Birth Info.; Nebraska Per 1910 Census; Illinois Per Roy's Birth Certificate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1939, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. Moses Reed,   b. 6 Dec 1881, ? ? Birth Date Uncertain; Osborne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Martha Elizabeth Reed,   b. 9 Mar 1882, Hastings, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Clarence Reed,   b. 26 Jan 1884, Possibly Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1915  (Age 30 years)
     10. Rolly Roy Rolla Reed,   b. 22 Aug 1887, Eliza Township, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1966, 79 Y; Mercer County Hospital, Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois; Obit Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     11. Albert Reed,   b. 15 Jan 1888, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Child Reed,   b. 9 Nov 1890, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1890, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     13. Golla Reed,   b. 29 Dec 1891, New Boston City, New Boston Township, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1892, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Ora Bell Reed,   b. 14 May 1892, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1964, Barview, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     15. Winnie Lenore Reed,   b. 31 Mar 1894, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1956, Newport, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     16. Florence May Reed,   b. 2 Jan 1897, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1971, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NOTE: THE PARENTS OF ARTHUR JOHN REED HAVE NOT BEEN CONFIRMED AS YET. THE ONES GIVEN IN THIS FAMILY TREE ARE ONLY A HYPOTHESIS IN WORK, ANDNO ACTUAL PROOF HAS BEEN GIVEN TO BE ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN WITHOUT ADOUBT THAT THE PARENTS LISTED FOR ARTHUR JOHN REED ARE AS YET HISACTUAL PARENTS. SLJUHL, COMPILER.

      " 07 June 1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: William H. Reed
      Home in 1880: Lawrence Creek Township, Osborne County, Kansas
      Age: 33
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Relday F.
      Father's birthplace: Indiana
      Mother's birthplace: (Il)
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      William H. Reed 33 w,m,farmer, ILL., Ind., ILL?
      Relday F. Reed 25 w,f, wife, keepinghouse, Mo., Mo., Tenn.
      Elmer S. Reed 5 w, m, son, Iowa, ILL., ILL.
      Lenell Reed 3 w,f,daughter, Kansas, ILL., Mo.
      Charles R. Reed 1 w,m,son Kansas, ILL., Mo.
      Infant Reed 1M w,f, May, daughter, Kansas, ILL., Mo.
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Osborne, Osborne, Kansas;Roll: T9_392; Family History Film: 1254392; Page: 276.2000;Enumeration District: 211; Image: 0270; page # 7; super. 3; enum.dist. 211; dwelling 66/67.
      Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880United States Federal Census [database on-line]." [Transcribed 03January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "23 June 1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Arthur J Reed
      Home in 1900: New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois
      Age: 19
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
      Birthplace: Kansas
      Relationship to head-of-house: Son
      Father's Name: W
      Mother's Name: Relda F
      Race: White
      Household Members: Name Age
      W Reed 52 Head, white, male, June 1847, mar. 27 yrs, IL., IN., OH.,Fisherman, reads/writes
      Relda F Reed 47 Wife, Jul 1852, mar. 27 yrs, 15 child/10 living, MO.,IN., TN., reads/writes
      Elmer S Reed 25 Son, white, male, Feb 1875, single, IA., IL., MO.,Farm Laborer, reads/writes
      Charles Reed 21 Son, white, male, Oct 1878, single, KS., IL., MO.,Fisherman, reads/writes
      Arthur J Reed 19 May 1881, son, white, male, single, KS., IL., MO.,Farm Laborer, reads/writes
      Albert Reed 12 Son, white, male, Jan 1888, single, IL., IL., MO., atschool, reads/writes
      Roy Reed 10 Son, white, male, Aug 1889, single, IL., IL., MO., atschool, reads/writes
      Ora B Reed 8 Dau., white, female, May 1892, single, IL., IL., MO.,at school
      Winnie Reed 6 Dau., white, female, Mar 1894, single, IL., IL., MO.,at school
      May Reed 3 Dau., white, female, Jan 1897, single, IL., IL., MO.
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: New Boston, Mercer,Illinois; Roll: T623 330; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 75; Super.4; Enum. 75; Sheet 11A. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States FederalCensus [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc., 2004."

      "1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: William H Reed
      Age in 1910: 62
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Indiana
      Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
      Spouse's Name: Relday f
      Home in 1910: Kalispell, Flathead, Montana
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      William H Reed 62 ?
      Relday f Reed 88
      Elmer Reed 34
      Winnie Reed 16
      Mary Reed 14
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Kalispell, Flathead,Montana; Roll: T624_832; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 31; Image:426.
      Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]."[Transcribed 03 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      ID: I00532; SOURCE: Robyn's Family Tree; Updated: 2007-03-13 01:49:04UTC (Tue) Contact: Robyn Osborn robynosborn@verizon.net
      Name: William Henry REED
      Sex: M
      Birth: 30 JUN 1847 in Rock Island, Illinois
      Death: 20 SEP 1915 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 1
      Event: Age at Death (Facts Pg) 68 Years, 2 months, 20 days
      Burial: Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Oregon
      Event: Source 2 Death Certificate
      Event: Informant on Death Cert. E.S. Reed; 1065 (1865?) E. Yamhill
      Event: Cause of Death (Facts Pg) Heart failure
      Event: Fact In Oregon 2 yrs at time of death.
      Note: Obituary
      "FAMILY OF EIGHT LEFT
      William H. Reed, Buried Wednesday, Served in Civil War
      William Henry Reed, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. HenryMiller, 268 Benton street, Monday, and whose funeral was heldWednesday, was a veteran of the Civil War, having been a member ofCompany A, Thirteenth Illinois, Seventeeth Army Corps.
      Mr. Reed had lived in Portland about 2 years. He was born June 30,1847. For a time he lived at Kalispell, Mont. Besides his widow, eightchildren survive. They are: Elmer S. Reed and Mrs. Henry Miller,Portland; Mrs. Ira Smith and Arthur Reed, Galesburg, Ill., Riley Reed,New Boston, Ill.; Mrs. George Hippert and Mrs. William Halligan,Boring, Or.; and Mrs. Margaret Anderson, who lives in California."

      Father: Andrew Jackson REED b: 14 JUN 1814 in South Carolina
      Mother: Martha SHAW
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      Reed, William Henry
      Marriage 1 Relday F. SUMPTER b: 28 JUL 1855 in Putman County, Missouri
      Married: 26 MAY 1874 in Osborne City , Kansas 2
      Both he and his dad were in the same regiment.
      REED, William H Recruit Keithsburg Apr 17, 1864 Mustered out May 20,1865"
      [Transcribed 03 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler; Source:www.Ancestry.com]

      "ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT;http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/CivilWarController
      Name REED, WILLIAM H
      Rank PVT Company A Unit 30 IL US INF
      Personal Characteristics
      Residence KEITHSBURG, MERCER CO, IL Age 16 Height 5' 4 1/2 HairLIGHT
      Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT Marital Status N/A Occupation FARMER
      Nativity ROCK ISLAND CO, IL
      Service Record
      Joined When MAR 31, 1864 Joined Where ALEDO, IL
      Joined By Whom LT KIDD Period 3 YRS
      Muster In APR 17, 1864 Muster In Where CAMP BUTLER, IL
      Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out MAY 20, 1865
      Muster Out Where CHICAGO, IL Muster Out By Whom LT HEARN
      Remarks N/A" [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "William H. Reed (First_Last);http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm; In the same unit asAndrew J. Reed.
      Regiment Name 30 Illinois Infantry
      Side Union
      Company A
      Soldier's Rank_In Private
      Soldier's Rank_Out Private
      Alternate Name
      Notes
      Film Number M539 roll 74
      UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS
      30th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
      Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in August 28, 1861. Movedto. Cairo, Ill., September 1, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo toOctober, 1861. 1st Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1stBrigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade,1st Division, District of West Tennessee and Army of the Tennessee, toJuly, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., toSeptember, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson,Tenn., to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing, 13thArmy Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2ndBrigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing, 13th Army Corps, December, 1862.2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, toDecember, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to April,1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1stBrigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
      SERVICE.-Duty at Cairo, Ill., till February, 1862. Scout into KentuckyOctober 22-24, 1861. Expedition to Belmont November 6-7. Battle ofBelmont November 7. Expedition toward Columbus, Ky., January 16-22,1862. Operations against Forts Henry and Heiman February 2-6. Captureof Forts Henry and Heiman February 6. Investment and capture of FortDonelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Garrison at Fort Donelson till April22. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn,, April 22-25. Advance on andsiege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Moved to Bethel, thence toJackson, Tenn., June 4-7. Capture of Jackson June 7. Duty there tillAugust 13. March to Estenaula August 13-14, and to Denmark August 31.Medon's Station, Britton's Lane, September 1. March to JacksonSeptember 2-4, and duty there till November 2. Grant's CentralMississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863.Reconnoissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis,Tenn., January 10, 1863. Moved to Lake Providence, La., February22-24. Duty there till April 17, thence moved to Milliken's Bend, La.Flank movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30.Battle of Thompson's Plantation, Port Gibson, May 1. North Fork BayouPierre May 3. Hankinson's Ferry, near Black River, May 3-4. Battles ofRaymond May 12, Jackson May 14, Champion's Hill May 16, Big BlackRiver May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults onVicksburg May 19-22 and June 25. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Dutyat Vicksburg till February, 1864. Stephenson's Expedition to Monroe,La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition toward Canton October14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Meridian Campaign February 3 toMarch 2. Veterans on furlough March 5-April 18. Moved to Cairo, Ill.;thence to Clifton, Tenn., April 18-30. March to Huntsville, Ala.,thence to Decatur, Ala., Rome and Kingston, Ga., to Ackworth, Ga., May5-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8 to September 8. Operationsabout Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault onBrushy Mountain June 15. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27.Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Howell's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie RiverJuly 5-17. Battle of Leggett's Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of AtlantaJuly 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood'sSecond Sortie, July 28. Flank Movement on Jonesboro August 25-30.Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. March to the seaNovember 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign ofthe Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S. C., January 14.Salkehatchie Swamps February 1-5. Barker's Mills, Whippy Swamp,February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9.Orangeburg, North Edisto River, February 11-12. Columbia February15-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation ofGoldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation ofRaleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston andhis army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 9-12, andProvost duty there till July 16. Mustered out July 16 and dischargedat Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1865.
      Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 115 Enlisted men killedand mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 218 Enlisted men by disease.Total 345. [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Name: William Henry REED
      Sex: M
      Birth: 30 JUN 1847 in Rock Island, Illinois
      Death: 20 SEP 1915 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 1
      Event: Age at Death (Facts Pg) 68 Years, 2 months, 20 days
      Burial: Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Oregon
      Event: Source 2 Death Certificate
      Home in 1930: Portland, Multnomah, Orego

      "**Oregon Death Index, 1903-98
      Name: Reed, William H
      County: Portland
      Death Date: 20 Sep 1915
      Certificate: 1636
      Ancestry.com. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 [database on-line]. Provo,UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000."