Samuel Reeder

25 March 1824–18 May 1902 (Age 78)
Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Reeder was born on 25 March 1824, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Reeder, was 24 and his mother, Catharine Mutcheler, was 31. He married Eleanor Kline on 16 December 1847. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 18 May 1902, in Riverside, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Riverside, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Reeder
1824–1902
Eleanor Kline
1828–1873
Marriage: 16 December 1847
Clara Virginia Reeder
1849–1918
Mary Elizabeth Reeder
1852–
Rebecca C. Reeder
1856–1860
Sarah Ellen Reeder
1859–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1847
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Reeder

    Male1799–1881Male

    Catharine Mutcheler

    Female1792–1852Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Margaret Reeder

    Female1818–1893Female

    John Reeder

    Male1820–1821Male

    Elizabeth Reeder

    Female1821–1901Female

    Male1824–1902Male

    Hiram John Reeder

    Male1826–1898Male

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Reader .2 Dutch: occupational name for someone who dressed new cloth, Middle Dutch reder.3 Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Reeder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Reader, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Reeder, "United States Census, 1870"

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