Elizabeth Guild

about 12 August 1847–24 January 1925 (Age 77)
Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Guild was born about 12 August 1847, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Hermon Guild, was 45 and her mother, Abigail Camp Polly, was 42. She married William B. Reed about 1867, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Forester, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Red Deer, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada in 1911. She died on 24 January 1925, in Alberta, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Peachland, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William B. Reed
Elizabeth Guild
Marriage: about 1867
Adney Reed
Herman Reed
Olive Reed
Ella Reed
Oliver Reed
Charles Reed
Pearl Dorothy Reed
Rosabelle Reed

Spouse and Children

about 1867
Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada



    Olive Reed




    Herman Reed


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 20

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: apparently a nickname for someone who played a prominent part in a medieval guild. It may, however, be a Scottish variant of Gold .2 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwyllt, a nickname meaning ‘wild’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Reed in household of William Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth in household of William P, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E Reed in household of William Reed, "Canada Census, 1916"

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