Elwood Augustus Reedy

Male19 April 1884–25 October 1944

Brief Life History of Elwood Augustus

When Elwood Augustus Reedy was born on 19 April 1884, in Miami Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, George V Reedy, was 22 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Gantner, was 20. He married Edna Irene Pontius on 11 December 1902, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Clearcreek Township, Warren, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1944. He died on 25 October 1944, in Waynesville, Wayne Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Springboro, Clearcreek Township, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elwood Augustus Reedy
Bessie May Lucas
Marriage: 23 November 1911
Mary Pauline Reedy
Robert W. Reedy
Kenneth Ezra Reedy
Alice Jeanette Reedy

Sources (21)

  • Elwood Reedy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Reedy, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Elwood Reedy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1911Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 16

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Reedie in Airlie (Angus), recorded as villa de Rethyn in 1264, or a place of the same name in Auchtermuchty (Fife), both named with Scottish Gaelic rèidh + -in ‘flat place’.

    Irish: from Ó Riada ‘descendant of Riada’, a personal name meaning ‘traveler, rider’.

    Irish and Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Riada, see McCready .

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

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