Selina Eliza Reed

21 June 1857–9 May 1940 (Age 82)
Mile End, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Selina Eliza

When Selina Eliza Reed was born on 21 June 1857, in Mile End, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Francis Reed, was 23 and her mother, Frances Isake Farnes, was 22. She married Christopher Panting on 2 May 1880, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Conda, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Soda Springs Election Precinct, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 9 May 1940, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Panting
Selina Eliza Reed
Marriage: 2 May 1880
Francis Panting
Elizabeth Panting
Salina Evelyn Panting
Dora Jane Panting
Russell Milton Panting
Myrtle Irma Panting
Delbert John Panting
Zelliah Grace Panting
Rita Crystal Panting
Christopher Ben Panting
Worthing Cecil Panting

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1880Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 2
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    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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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Panting Hadley

    This history is from the memories of her children: Lucy Spackman, Dorothy Bloxham, Dean Hadley and Bernice Beckstead Elizabeth, or Lizzie as she signed herself, Panting was a small woman of average b …

    Sources (39)

    • Lena Pantong in household of Christophe Pantong, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lina Reed in entry for Charles Henry Burgin and Rita Chrystal Panting, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Lina Panting in entry for Christopher Panting, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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