James Reid Jr.

13 July 1849–30 December 1868 (Age 19)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Reid Jr. was born on 13 July 1849, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Reid, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Cumming, was 25. He lived in Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 30 December 1868, in Utah, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Reid
Elizabeth Cumming
Elizabeth Reid
James Reid Jr.
Mary Reid
John Cummings Reid
Louis Cumming Reid
Margaret Ann Reid
Isabelle Reid
Robert Reid

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Age 1
Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
Age 5
Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
Age 8
The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

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Pioneer Journey to Zion

James Reid, Elizabeth Cumming, Elizabeth, James, Mary and John Reid Pioneer Journey to Zion Compiled from information about Pioneer Ancestors from FamilySearch by Pamela Francisco 2016 James Reid (4 …

Sources (19)

  • James Reid in household of James Reid, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Reed, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • James Reid in household of James Reid, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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