Reverend Norman Cornelius Reed

9 July 1876–5 December 1951 (Age 75)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Norman Cornelius

When Reverend Norman Cornelius Reed was born on 9 July 1876, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Reverend Andrew Jackson Reed, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Caroline Richardson, was 25. He married Leota Sturgill on 26 March 1898, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tunstall Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 11 years. He died on 5 December 1951, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Little Pine Church of the Brethren, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States.

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Reverend Norman Cornelius Reed
Leota Sturgill
Marriage: 26 March 1898
Annie Caroline Reed
George McKinley Reed SR
Dina Reed
Blanche Reed
William Kyle Reed
Robert Dale Reed
Bertie Lou Reed
Ray C Reed
Roy Allen Reed
Joe Nivan Reed

Spouse and Children

26 March 1898
Ashe, North Carolina, United States


    Annie Caroline Reed



    Dina Reed


    Blanche Reed



+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reverend Andrew Jackson Reed


    Nancy Caroline Richardson




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Ried in household of Andrew Ried, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Norman Cornelius Reid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norman C Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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