Edward Orrick Reeder

1836–1898 (Age 62)
Wood, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward Orrick

When Edward Orrick Reeder was born on 13 April 1836, in Wood, West Virginia, United States, his father, Simon G Reeder, was 31 and his mother, Sarah "Sallie" Sams, was 28. He married Ervellia B. Tribett on 7 May 1863, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Wood, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Olive Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 26 November 1898, in Tuppers Plains, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tuppers Plains, Meigs, Ohio, United States.

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Edward Orrick Reeder
Ervellia B. Tribett
Marriage: 7 May 1863
Dixie Marian Reeder
Martha Ellen Reeder
Charles Peyton Reeder
George Roscoe Reeder
Hattie Gertrude Reeder
Simen Edward Reeder
Frances C. Reeder
Thomas Sheridan " Sherie " Reeder
Leota Mae Reeder
Edna Ethel Reeder
Nora Jessie Reeder
Nora Reader
Raymond Charles Reeder

Spouse & Children

7 May 1863
Meigs, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 8

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 25

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Reader .2 Dutch: occupational name for someone who dressed new cloth, Middle Dutch reder.3 Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Reeder in household of Simon Reeder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E O Reeder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E. O. Reader in entry for Nora Reader, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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