Facts and Events
Amanda's father was Samuel Reed and her mother was Anna Rose. Anna was b. in 1813 and d. 1890. Samuel's obit: Samuel Reed, the pioneer hotel man of the "Center," [must be Guthrie Center] was a native of Belmont county, Ohio, born October 15, 1807. He was the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Whetmore) Reed, and with his parents moved to Guernsey county Ohio, in 1812. In 1839 he removed to Knox county, Ohio, but in 1842 returned to his former home, all this time being engaged in farming. In October, 1858, he came to Guthrie Center, and from the fall of 1859 until the middle of 1861, kept the hotel. He then engated in farming, but in 1863 again took the hotel, which he ran until 1866. He was married in Ohio and had eleven children--Culbertson F., William A., Theodore P., Elizabeth A., Benjamin F., Hannah L., George W., James D., Hester A., Amanda M., and Mary E. He died on his farm near this place on the 6th of July, 1882.