Anderson Reed

3 September 1853–26 December 1924 (Age 71)
Marion, Virginia, United States

The Life of Anderson

When Anderson Reed was born on 3 September 1853, in Marion, Virginia, United States, his father, Caleb D. Reed, was 26 and his mother, Roanna Carpenter, was 26. He married Margaret Ann "Maggie" Mahaffey on 2 January 1880, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Mason, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Tucker, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 December 1924, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Scottsville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anderson Reed
1853–1924
Margaret Ann "Maggie" Mahaffey
1861–1946
Marriage: 2 January 1880
James Allen Reed
1880–1881
Harley Reed
1882–1916
Lindsey Reed
1884–1966
Sarah Ellenor Reed
1889–1959
Josina Blanche Reed
1892–
Gibson L. Reed
1895–1911
Golda M Reed
1900–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1880
Marion, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    James Allen Reed

    Male1880–1881Male

    Harley Reed

    Male1882–1916Male

    Male1884–1966Male

    Female1889–1959Female

    Josina Blanche Reed

    Female1892–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Caleb D. Reed

    Male1827–1863Male

    Roanna Carpenter

    Female1827–1878Female

siblings

(5)

    Jonathan Reed

    Male1849–1878Male

    Sarah D. Reed

    Female1850–1876Female

    Male1853–1924Male

    Anna Margaret Reed

    Female1856–Female

    Allen D. Reed

    Male1859–1934Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 10

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anderson Reed in household of Caleb D Reed, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anderson Reed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anderson Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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