Heber Curtis Reed

7 September 1847–9 October 1902 (Age 55)
Keg Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Heber Curtis

When Heber Curtis Reed was born on 7 September 1847, in Keg Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Calvin Reed, was 25 and his mother, Mary Curtis, was 26. He married Louisa Eliza Sheen on 10 May 1868, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in San Simon, Pima, Arizona, United States in 1900 and Hachita, Grant, New Mexico, United States in 1900. In 1900, at the age of 52, his occupation is listed as freighter in Cochise, Arizona, United States. He died on 9 October 1902, in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Saint David Cemetery, Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Curtis Reed
1847–1902
Louisa Eliza Sheen
1850–1919
Marriage: 10 May 1868
Reed
1868–1868
Mary Eliza Reed
1869–1899
Heber Curtis Reed II
1871–1877
Louisa Ann Reed
1873–1962
Roxanna Othelia Reed
1875–1933
Reed
1877–1877
Lillian Reed
1878–1967
Reed
1878–1878
Daniel Reed
1879–1879
Robert Calvin Reed
1881–1965
James William Reed
1883–1974
Fred H. Reed
1886–1968
Polly Reed
1886–1887
Ethel Reed
1889–1979
Nora Reed
1892–1975
Agnes Reed
1894–1897
Reed
1902–1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1868Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1859
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries 1859: Dona Ana, New Mexico Territory, United States 1863; Arizona Territory, United States 1864: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States 1881 Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Cochise, Arizona, United States;
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Read
    Ried
    Reede
    Reeder
    Reeds
    Redd
    Reid
    Roy
    Rider

    Story Highlight

    Heber Cortis Reed and Louisa Sheen Reed (by Lily Goodman Lindly)

    Short sketch of HEBER CORTIS REED and LOUISA (LOUIE) SHEEN REED Written by Lily Goodman Lindly, a granddaughter Louisa was a sister to Eliza Ellen Sheen Her pictures look like Pearl Clifford Crawfor …

    Sources (31)

    • Heber ?Eed in household of Mary ?Eed, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Heber Cartiz Reed in entry for James Henry Richards Davis and Nora Reed, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Hiber Cortas Reed in entry for Agnis Reed, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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