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*Andrew Jackson Reed

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  • Name *Andrew Jackson Reed 
    Born 14 Jun 1814  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 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 
    Buried 5 May 1893  Eliza Creek Cemetery, Mercer County, Illinois; Stone Says Jackson Reed; Civil War Veteran Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19405  My Genealogy

    Father *Jacob Reed,   b. 20 May 1777, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Smith,   b. 2 Aug 1778, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1802  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
      about Jacob Reed
      Name: Jacob Reed
      Gender: male
      Birth Place: SC
      Birth Year: 1777
      Spouse Name: Mary Smith
      Spouse Birth Year: 1778
      Number Pages: 1
      Source Citation: Source number: 56.000; Source type: ElectronicDatabase; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JCH.
      Source Information:
      Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2004. Original data: This unique collection of records was extractedfrom a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronicdatabases. Originally, the information was derived from an array ofmaterials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.

      U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
      about Jacob Reed
      Name: Jacob Reed
      Gender: male
      Birth Place: SC
      Birth Year: 1773
      Spouse Name: Mary Smith
      Spouse Birth Year: 1775
      Marriage State: of IL
      Number Pages: 1
      Source Citation: Source number: 1551.150; Source type: Family groupsheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code:
    Family ID F6602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah ?,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1836  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jerusha Reed,   b. 15 Nov 1837, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. *William Henry Reed,   b. 30 Jun 1847, Rock Island County, Illinois At Home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1915, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Stepchild]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Jane Pullen,   b. 2 Jan 1832, Union County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1911, New Boston City, New Boston Township, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 May 1855  Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Information Source: Mercer County Marriages 1835 thru 1899,Grooms Master Index created Spring of 2006, by Sandra Sharer,Essley-Noble Museum, Aledo Mercer County, Illinois; Obtained 31 May2008 by, SLJuhl, Compiler.
    Children 
     1. Dennis Reed,   b. 1855, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Warren S. Reed,   b. 1856, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James A. Reed,   b. 13 Nov 1859, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1922, 63y, 8M, 14D; County Farm, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Jessie B. F. Reed,   b. 1862, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Virginia Jennie Reed,   b. 1868, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frederick Jack Reed,   b. 29 Jan 1873, Boone County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1962, Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary Information obtained 31 May 2008 from Essley-Noble Museum,Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois by, SLJuhl, Compiler. Copy of Recordkept in Jacobs Family sections of Juhl Family Volume.

      "American Civil War Soldiers ; In the same unit as William H. Reed.
      Name: Andrew Reed ,
      Residence: Keithsburg, Illinois
      Enlistment Date: 5 Sep 1862
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Illinois
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 5 September 1862.
      Enlisted in Company A, 30th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 5 Sep 1862.
      Mustered Out Company A, 30th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 17 Jul 1865at Louisville, KY.
      Sources: 7
      Source Citation: Side served: Union; State served: Illinois;Enlistment date: 5 Sep 1862..
      Historical Data Systems, comp.. American Civil War Soldiers [databaseon-line]; www.Ancestry.com"
      "American Civil War Regiments
      REGIMENT: 30th Infantry Regiment Illinois
      Date of Organization: 28 Aug 1861
      Muster Date: 17 Jul 1865
      Regiment State: Illinois
      Regiment Type: Infantry
      Regiment Number: 30th
      Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 10
      Officers Died of Disease or Accident: 2
      Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded: 115
      Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 218
      Regimental History Illinois
      EXCERPT: THIRTIETH INFANTRY.
      (Three years)
      The Thirtieth Infantry Illinois Volunteers was organized
      at Camp Butler Illinois, August 28, 1861, Colonel P. B. Fouke,
      commanding.
      September 1, 1861, moved to Cairo, Illinois, and was
      assigned to Brigadier General John A. McClernand's Brigade-
      Brigadier General U. S. Grant commanding District of Cairo, and
      Major General John C. Fremont, commanding Department of
      Missouri.
      October 22, went on scout into Kentucky, near Columbus.
      November 7, was engaged in the battle of Belmont. The
      Regiment did gallant service during this action, and captured
      the celebrated "Watson's New Orleans Battery."
      January 10, 1862, moved from Cairo on a reconnaissance
      into Kentucky, and returned on the 22d. etc..."
      [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT;http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/CivilWarController
      Name REED, ANDREW J
      Rank PVT Company A Unit 30 IL US INF
      Personal Characteristics
      Residence KEITHSBURG, MERCER CO, IL Age 48 Height 5' 10 1/2 HairDARK
      Eyes BLUE Complexion FAIR Marital Status MARRIED OccupationBLACKSMITH
      Nativity PENDLETON CO, NC
      Service Record
      Joined When SEP 5, 1862 Joined Where N/A
      Joined By Whom COL MORRISON Period 3 YRS
      Muster In N/A Muster In Where N/A
      Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out JUL 17, 1865
      Muster Out Where LOUISVILLE, KY Muster Out By Whom LT NOYES
      Remarks N/A" Note: Nativity listed. Error perhaps intranscription??? [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "Andrew J. Reed (First_Last) ;http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm
      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]

      "U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Andrew J Reed
      Issue Date: 1 Sep 1857
      State of Record: Illinois
      Acres: 80
      Accession Number: IL4920__.240
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Dixon
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 37718
      Legal Land Description: Section Township Range Meridian State Counties
      23 15-N 5-W 4th PM - 1815 Illinois IL Mercer
      Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [databaseon-line]." [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "240
      THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
      CERTIFICATE
      No. 37.718
      Whereas
      Andrew J. Reed, of Mercer County, Illinois has deposited in theGENERAL LAND OFFICE of the United States, a Certificate of theRegister of the Land Office of Dixon whereby it appears that fullpayment has been made by the said Andrew J. Reed according to theprovisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled?An act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands, ?for the West half of the North West Quarter of Section Twenty ? three,in Township Fifteen North, of Range Five West, in the District ofLands formerly subject to sale at Dixon, now Springfield, Illinoiscontaining Eighty Acres, according to the official plat of the Surveyof the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the SurveyorGeneral, which said tract has been purchased by the said Andrew J.Reed.
      Now Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration ofthe premises, and in conformity with the several acts of Congress insuch case made and provided, Have Given And Granted, and by thosepresents Do Give And Grant, unto the said Andrew J. Reed and to hisheirs, the said tract above described: To Have And To Hold the same,together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, andappurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the saidAndrew J. Reed, and his heirs and assigns forever In TestimonyWhereof &, James Buchanan President Of The United States Of America,have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of theGeneral Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
      Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day ofSeptember, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred andfifty seven, and of the Independence of the United States the Eighty ?second, By the President James Buchanan by G. H. Jones, Secretary. ?GN Granger, Recorder of the General Land Office." SOURCE: U.S. GeneralLand Office Records, 1796-1907 [database online] at www.Ancestry.com[Transcribed 07 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "Detailed Information;http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/PublicLandSalesNameServlet?purchaserNumber=0354001
      Purchaser: REED ANDREW J
      Residence of Purchaser: UNKNOWN
      Social Status:
      Legal Description:
      Aliquot Parts or Lot: W2NW
      Section Number: 23
      Township: 15N
      Range: 05W
      Meridan: 4
      County of Purchase: MERCER
      Details of Sale:
      Acres: 80.00
      Price per Acre: 1.25
      Total Price: 100.00
      Type of Sale: FD
      Date of Purchase: 11/11/1854
      Volume: 710
      Page: 069" [Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Andrew J Reed
      County: Mercer
      State: Illinois
      Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Mercer, Illinois; Roll:66; Page: 328.
      Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]."[Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Andrew S Reed; Dwelling 1104/1104
      Age: 36
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
      Birth Place: South Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): Rock Island Middle Ward, Rock Island,Illinois
      Andrew J. 36,m, Blacksmith, S.C.
      No wife listed
      Jerusha 13 f, Ind.
      William H. 7 m, Ill.
      Living with the Wood Family, J. W. & Frances Wood--sister andbrother-in-law.
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Rock Island Middle Ward,Rock Island, Illinois; Roll: M432_126; Page: 214; Image: 63.
      Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]."[Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Andrew J Reed
      Age in 1860: 48
      Birth Year: abt 1812
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1860: Keithsburg, Mercer, Illinois
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Keithsburg
      Household Members: Name Age
      Andrew J Reed 48
      Mary J Reed 27
      William Reed 12
      Dennis Reed 4 (died? before 1870)
      James Reed 2
      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Keithsburg, Mercer,Illinois; Roll: M653_211; Page: 764; Image: 123.
      Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]."[Transcribed 06 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Andrew J Reed
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
      Age in 1870: 55
      Birthplace: South Carolina
      Home in 1870: Millersburg, Mercer, Illinois
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Value of real estate: View Image
      Post Office: Millersburg
      Household Members: Name Age
      Andrew J Reed 55
      Mary J Reed 35
      William H Reed 22
      Warren Reed 14
      James Reed 11
      Jessie Reed 8
      Virginia Reed 1
      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Millersburg, Mercer,Illinois; Roll: M593_260; Page: 260; Image: 520.; Ancestry.com. 1870United States Federal Census [database on-line]." [Transcribed 06January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Andrew J. Reed
      Home in 1880: Eliza, Mercer, Illinois
      Age: 66
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
      Birthplace: South Carolina
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Mary Jane
      Father's birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother's birthplace: Virginia
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Andrew J. Reed 66
      Mary Jane Reed 47
      Warren Reed 24
      James Reed 21
      Jessie B. F. Reed 18
      Jennie (Virginia) Reed 11
      Frederick Reed 7
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Eliza, Mercer, Illinois;Roll: T9_236; Family History Film: 1254236; Page: 282.4000;Enumeration District: 174; Image: 0350.
      Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880United States Federal Census [database on-line]. " [Transcribed 06January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "Mercer County Cemetery Index; SOURCE: Robyn's Family Tree; Updated:2007-03-13 01:49:04 UTC (Tue) Contact: Robyn Osbornrobynosborn@verizon.net
      Eliza Creek 86 to end
      SW of Eliza 19
      Eliza
      SURNAME GIVEN NAME VOLUME PAGE
      REED Jackson 1 105
      REED Mary J. 1 105
      REED Warren S. 1 105
      Jackson Reed June 14, 1818 - April 30, 1893
      Mary J., wife of Jackson, Jan 2, 1832 - August 22, 1911
      Warren S., son of J. & M. J., June 27, 1856 - Nov 3, 1919"

      "Aledo Democrat, May 5, 1893
      Andrew Jackson Reed was born June 14, 1814, in the state of SouthCarolina, and died in New Boston, Illinois, April 29, 1893, at 8o'clock a.m., being 78 years, 10 months and 15 days old, his deathbeing the result of La Grippe. His remains were taken from New Bostonand laid away for eternal rest In Eliza cemetery, April 30th, at 1p.m., a large concourse of people being in attendance. He leaves awidow and eight children, four boys and four girls, who have thesympathy of the community in this dark hour of their bereavement.Sept. 5, 1862, he enlisted in Co A., 30 Ill. Vol.; was honorablydischarged July 17, 1865, having served his country 2 years, 10 monthsand 12 days, thereby showing his patriotism for the country he loved.Exercises at the grave were conducted by M. Chamberlain." SOURCE:Robyn's Family Tree; Updated: 2007-03-13 01:49:04 UTC (Tue)Contact: Robyn Osborn robynosborn@verizon.net;http://www.genwebsite.org/mercer/