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.
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 .