Sarah Leona Reed

Female25 January 1872–3 November 1887

Brief Life History of Sarah Leona

When Sarah Leona Reed was born on 25 January 1872, in Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Newton Reed, was 40 and her mother, Parentha Dalton, was 35. She lived in Ringgold, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 3 November 1887, in Boynton, Catoosa, Georgia, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Boynton, Catoosa, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Newton Reed
1831–1908
Parentha Dalton
1836–1914
William Newton Reed
1854–1927
Infant Reed
Infant Reed
Infant Reed
Charles Decatur Reed
1857–1916
Lucy Luvena Reed
1859–1868
James Buckner Reed
1862–1933
Thomas Bartow Reed
1862–1937
Rolla Herp Reed
1867–1893
Mary Dell Reed
1869–1923
Sarah Leona Reed
1872–1887

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Reed in household of Thomas Reed, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Lenorah Reed, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (6)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

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 .

English: habitational name from Read (Lancashire), Reed (Hertfordshire), or Rede (Suffolk). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English rǣge ‘roe, female roe deer’ + hēafod ‘head’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English rȳhth ‘rough piece of ground’. The etymology of the Suffolk placename is uncertain.

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

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