Samuel David Reeder

Male1 April 1837–28 March 1899

Brief Life History of Samuel David

When Samuel David Reeder was born on 1 April 1837, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas A Reeder, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Jane Fowler, was 21. He married Louisa Clementine Wylie on 29 November 1860, in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ozan Township, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Saline, Howard, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 28 March 1899, in Mineral Springs, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mineral Springs, Howard, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel David Reeder
Louisa Clementine Wylie
Marriage: 29 November 1860
Walter Reeder
William Samuel Reeder
Emma Reeder
Margaret Ella Reeder
Alta Demetra Reeder
Carrie May Reeder
Anna Reeder
Thomas E Reeder
Joseph Daniel Reeder
James L. Reeder

Sources (10)

  • Samuel D Reeder in household of Thomas Reeder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel D Reeder, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Samuel David Reeder, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1860Hempstead, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries - 1850: Hempstead, Arkansas, United States; 1873: Howard, Arkansas, United States


    Age 24

    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for someone who used reeds as a roofing material (a thatcher), a derivative of Middle English rede ‘reed’ + -er. Compare Reed and Redman .

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a clearing, a derivative of Middle English rede, ride, rude ‘clearing’ (see Reed ) + -er, synonymous and interchangeable with atte Rede, atte Rude ‘at the clearing’. This type of name, composed of a topographic term + -er, is common in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and it is also found in Essex.

    Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Samuel David Reeder

    From BIOGRAPHICAL & HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS--1890--Howard County Section, Chapter 18-Page288 Samuel D Reeder is a native of Alabama, and was born in Lauderdale County, April 1, 1837 …

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