William Lester Reed Sr

27 September 1906–4 February 1985 (Age 78)
Township 7 Gold Mine, Franklin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Lester

When William Lester Reed Sr was born on 27 September 1906, in Township 7 Gold Mine, Franklin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Napoleon Reid, was 23 and his mother, Harriett Rosetta McCoy, was 20. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Pearl Cillifer Frady. He lived in Sugar Fork Township, Macon, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 4 February 1985, in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lester Reed Sr
1906–1985
Pearl Cillifer Frady
1912–1960
Eldon William Reed
1928–1994
Sheridan Napoleon Reed
1929–1947
William Lester Reed Jr
1933–2010
Pansy LaVerne Reed
1935–2007

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 12

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William L Reed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Reed in household of Samuel N Reed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willias L Reed in household of Sam N Reed, "United States Census, 1930"

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