Celestia V. Reed

5 July 1835–24 February 1917 (Age 81)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Celestia V.

When Celestia V. Reed was born on 5 July 1835, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, Carson Pate Reed, was 36 and her mother, Tranquilla Jenkins, was 28. She married Thomas Madison N Jones on 2 July 1866, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. She died on 24 February 1917, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas Madison N Jones
Celestia V. Reed
Marriage: 2 July 1866

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 11
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 27
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

(1997: 92556;2007: 202303; 2010: 277030)English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English and Older Scots red(e) ‘red’, no doubt denoting someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion.English: from Middle English ride, rede, rude (Old English rīed, rēod, rȳd) ‘clearing’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or near a clearing, or habitational, for someone who lived at one of a number of places so named, including Rede Court in Strood (Kent), Rides in Eastchurch (Kent), Ride Way in Ewhurst (Surrey), and Reed Farm in Wadhurst (Sussex). The word is particularly common in the southeastern counties of England, from Kent to the Isle of Wight. See also Rider and Reader .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Celia U Reed in household of Carson P Reed, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Celestia V Reed, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mrs. Celestia Reed Jones, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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