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John Joseph Reid
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Name John Joseph Reid
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1885 County Kildare, Ireland
Census[2] 2 Apr 1911 Monasterevin, County Kildare, IrelandMary's Lane
Death[3] 1913 County Kildare, Ireland

John Joseph Reid was born in 1885 in County Kildare, probably in the town of Monasterevin. He was the eldest child of a bricklayer named William Reid and his wife Elizabeth Bowe, who had married the previous April.

John Joseph has not been found in the 1901 census, but in 1911 was living at Mary's Lane in Monasterevin with his parents and siblings and working as a clerk. He died two years later, aged 28.

References
  1. Births index, in General Register Office of Ireland. Civil Registration, Primary quality.

    b. John Joseph REID, March Quarter 1885, Athy Registration District, Vol. 3, page 352

  2. Census Office. Ireland Census 1901. (National Archives of Ireland), Primary quality.

    Form A (about the family):
    Address: Mary's Lane, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare
    William Reid, head of family, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Male, 52 [1858/9], Bricklayer, Married, b. Co. Armagh
    Elizabeth Reid, wife, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Female, 50 [1860/1], Married 24 years, 9 children born, 7 still living, b. Co. Kildare
    John J. Reid, son, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Male, 22 [1888/9], Clerk, Single, b. Co. Kildare
    William C. Reid, son, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Male, 19 [1891/2], Teacher, Single, b. Co. Kildare
    Kathleen M. Reid, daughter, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Female, 17 [1893/4], Teacher, Single, b. Co. Kildare
    Aloysius J. Reid, son, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Male, 15 [1895/6], Scholar, Single, b. Co. Kildare
    Stephen C. Reid, son, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Male, 10 [1900/1], Scholar, Single, b. Co. Kildare
    Mary J. Reid, daughter, Roman Catholic, Read & Write, Female, 7 [1903/4], Scholar, b. Co. Kildare
    Form B (about the house):
    Walls of stone, brick or concrete
    Roof of thatch, wood or other perishable material
    Four rooms
    Two windows in front of house
    One family in the house
    Outbuildings: 3 (Piggery, Fowl house and Turf house)

  3. Deaths index, in General Register Office of Ireland. Civil Registration, Primary quality.

    d. John Joseph REID, June Quarter 1913, Athy Registration District, Vol. 3, page 257, aged 27 [1885/6]