John Cummings Reid

8 January 1855–11 November 1933 (Age 78)
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Cummings

When John Cummings Reid was born on 8 January 1855, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Reid, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Cumming, was 30. He married Jane Sharp on 24 December 1880, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 11 November 1933, in Lyman, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sutton Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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John Cummings Reid
Jane Sharp
Marriage: 24 December 1880
Dorothy Reid
Elizabeth Reid
Louis Reid
James Reid
Jane Reid
May Reid
John Francis Reid
Robert Earl Reid Sr
Clarence Reid
Alta Hazel Reid
Pearson Lyle Reid
Guy Reid
Dorothy Jane Buckland

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1880Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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 (65)

    • John G Reid in entry for Robert Earl Reid, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • John C Reid, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John C Reid in entry for Clarence Reid and Estella Garcia, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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