William Reed1

#1932, (circa 1828 - 19 February 1891)
RelationshipGranduncle of William David Lewis
Father*John Harvey Reed1 (c 1800 - c 1840)
Mother*Mary _____1 (1808 - 1879)

Family

Julia Ann Branson b. 1833
Children 1.James M or E Reed+6 (c 1852 - 1918)
 2.Martha R Reed6 (c 1855 - )
 3.Crawford Reed6 (c 1858 - )
 4.John Harvey Reed+6 (1859 - 1921)
 5.Orlando Reed6 (c 1861 - 1925)
 6.William B Reed Jr.+8,6 (c 1867 - )
 7.George W Reed6 (c 1869 - )
 8.Sarah M Reed7 (c 1874 - )
Birth*circa 1828He was born circa 1828 at VirginiaG; (FindAGrave has Dec 1824.)1,2 
2 October 1850He appeared on the census of 2 October 1850 in the household of Thomas S. Green and Mary _____ at Franklin Co., IllinoisG, age 22, b. VA; (Twp. not stated; sons James and Manuel also appear in the 27 Sep 1850 listing for James and Catherine Bailey, fam. 383; neis. Catherine Duckworth and 8 children, fam. 479.)3
Marriage*19 December 1850He married Julia Ann Branson, daughter of Leonard Branson and Mary Bailey, on 19 December 1850 at Franklin Co., IllinoisG.4 
14 June 1860He and Julia Ann Branson appeared on the census of 14 June 1860 at Twp. 6 S Range 3 E, Franklin Co., IllinoisG; also Ellis Branson (17), day laborer, b. IL.5 
15 June 1870He and Julia Ann Branson appeared on the census of 15 June 1870 at Twp. 7 S Range 4 E, Franklin Co., IllinoisG.6 
8 June 1880He and Julia Ann Branson appeared on the census of 8 June 1880 at Cave Twp., Franklin Co., IllinoisG.7 
Death*19 February 1891He died on 19 February 1891 at Franklin Co., IllinoisG.2 
Burial*22 February 1891He was buried on 22 February 1891 at East Fork Cemetery, West Frankfort, Franklin Co., IllinoisG; est. date.2 

Citations

  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. hh of mother Mary and stepfather Thomas Green, Franklin Cty IL Oct 2 1850.
  2. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared standing grave marker. William Reed, b. 8 Dec 1824, d. 19 Feb 1891 / Julia Anna, wife of W Reed, b. 11 Jun 1833 [no death]. Narrative: William Reed, b. VA, d. Franklin Co. IL; Juilia Ann Branson, b. Wayne Co. TN, dau. of Leonard Branson (1800-1864) and Mary Bailey, d. unk.; marr. 18 Dec 1850, children James E Reed (1852 - 1918), John Harvey Reed (1859 - 1921), William Brownloe Reed (1865 - 1950); bur. East Fork Cemetery, West Frankfort, Franklin Co. IL Memorials 90237053 and 90237486, created by and photos added by Michael McCain.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas S (39), farmer, b. VA; Mary (43), b. VA.
  4. [S689] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, online http://cyberdriveillinois.com/, William Reed and Julia Ann Branson, marr. 1850-12-18; vol. 2, p. 25, Franklin County. Text reads: "William Reed obtained _____ to marry Julia Ann Branson on the 17th of Dec. 1850. I certify that I solemnized the rites of marriage between the above on the 19th of Dec. 1850 under the usual form..." Source of actual p. 25 Many Trees of JDBennett (Jacqueline Bennett, Ancestry.com).
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William Read (32), farmer-renter, b. VA; Julyann, b. KY.
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. William (42), farmer, b. VA; Julia (37), b. KY.
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. William (57), b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. PA; Julia (46), b. KY, father b. TN, mother b. KY.
  8. [S1110] Illinois County Marriages 1810–1934/1940, online FamilySearch.org, W. B. Reed, age 22, son of William Reed and Julia Branson; and Ella Ewing, age 21, b. IL, dau. of Elijah Ewing and ____ Flannigan; marr. 26 Jun 1890, Franklin Co. FHL microfilm 1,005,307.