Joseph Isaiah Courter Reid

9 November 1838–14 February 1921 (Age 82)
Goose Creek, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Isaiah Courter

When Joseph Isaiah Courter Reid was born on 9 November 1838, in Goose Creek, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, his father, John H. Reid, was 57 and his mother, Sarah Courter, was 32. He married Elizabeth Bateman on 3 September 1865, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1920. He died on 14 February 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Isaiah Courter Reid
Elizabeth Bateman
Marriage: 3 September 1865
Joseph Isaiah Reid
William Courter Reid
Sarah Elizabeth Reid
James Edward Reid
Samuel Reid
Mary Ellen Reid
Silvie Lovina Reid
Isaac Delmar Reid
Warren Franklin Reid
Hyrum Lorenzo Reid
Archibald Alonzo Reid

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1865Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 12
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Jos I C Reid in entry for Sarah R Bowker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph J C Reed in household of Sadie Bowker, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph I C Reid in entry for William Cushin Bowker and Sarah Reid Jacklin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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