Person:John Reed (194)

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Col. John Reed
b.Abt 1760 Pennsylvania
d.1837
  • HCol. John ReedAbt 1760 - 1837
  • WSarah McCannAbt 1760 -
m. Abt 1780
Facts and Events
Name Col. John Reed
Unknown John Reid
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1760 PennsylvaniaWashington County? Adams County?
Marriage Abt 1780 to Sarah McCann
Residence[2] 15 Apr 1812- Harrison, Montgomery, Ohio, United StatesIs this the right man?
Death? 1837
Residence? 1845 German, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Residence? Maryland
Burial? Dille Cemetery? unconfirmed, Riverside/Mad River twp, Montgomery, Ohio

Burial not listed in : Find a Grave website, Montgomery County Ohio Cemetery Reading books by the Montgomery County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, or in Lindsay Brien's Montgomery County Cemetery readings (1939).


Arrived in the Miami Valley with the Rev. Samuel Purviance's party around 1788? Purviance was from Baltimore, Maryland, so maybe Reed was from that region?

Is his middle initial H? A? C? Does he have a middle initial?

References
  1.   The History of Montgomery County, Ohio: containing a history of the county; its townships, cities, towns, schools, churches, etc., general and local statistics; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; history of the Northwest Territory; history of Ohio; map of Montgomery County... etc. (Chicago [Illinois]: W.H. Beers, 1882).

    John H. Reid co-managed a New Years Ball on December 29, 1819 at Fielding Gosney's Inn.

  2. Drury, Augustus Waldo. History of the city of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio. (Chicago [Illinois]: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1909).

    volume 1: John Reed purchased land in Harrison township on 15 April 1812.

  3.   Hover, John Calvin. Memoirs of the Miami Valley. (Chicago, Illinois: R. O. Law Co., 1919-1920).

    pages 312, 635, and 572 - John A. Reed was the vice president of the Troy Pearl Laundry company, also known as the Pearl American Laundry, formerly known as the Reed-Kelly Company.

    Is this the right men?

    page 92: John H. Reed of Germantown was the father of Lulu Reed. Lulu married Col. Orvin Brown.
    Is this the right John Reed?

  4.   Dayton Daily News. (Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States)
    4 Jul 1976.

    Listed as a member of the 1805 town council.

  5.   History of Dayton, Ohio : with portraits and biographical sketches of some of its pioneer and prominent citizens. (Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Pub. House, 1889).

    page 322: Sgt. John C. Reed was in the 11th Regiment, Company A, Civil War.

    This is obviously the WRONG man.

    page 141: Col. John H. Reid co-hosted a ball on 29 December 1819.

  6.   The Pension Roll of 1835: Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, in Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. (Washington, District of Columbia: Duff Green, 1835).

    Ancestry
    U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835

    Name: John Reed
    Rank: Private
    Age: 76
    Birth Year: abt 1755
    Pension Enrollment Date: 4 Mar 1831
    Residence Place: Dark, Ohio, USA
    Service Description: Maryland militia
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
    Original Data:
    United States Senate.The Pension Roll of 1835.4 vols. 1968 Reprint, with index. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1992.

    Description:
    In 1834 and 1835, the Senate passed a series of resolutions requiring the Commissioner of Pensions to compile a list of the pensioners who were drawing military pensions. Find out if your ancestor was among them.
    © 2015 Ancestry

    Is this the right man?

    What about this man? A number of Dayton area settlers were from Elizabethtown and Monmouth, New Jersey.

    Name: John Reed
    Rank: Sergeant
    Age: 80
    Birth Year: abt 1751
    Pension Enrollment Date: 4 Mar 1831
    Residence Place: Monmouth, New Jersey, USA
    Service Description: New Jersey Militia

    Probably not this man. This man seems to have stayed in NJ.

  7.   .

    Is he one of these 3 men?
    1820 United States Federal Census
    Name: John Reed
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Butler, Montgomery, Ohio
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 6
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6
    Source Citation: 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Butler, Montgomery, Ohio; Page: 108; NARA Roll: M33_94; Image: 124
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    Name: John Reid
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 1
    Total Free White Persons: 6
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6
    =================
    Name: John Reid
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
    Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Manufactures: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 16: 2
    Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 7
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 7
    Source Citation
    1820 U S Census; Census Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio; Page: 130; NARA Roll: M33_94; Image: 147

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    Is he one of these two men?

    Name: John Reed
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Dayton Ward 5, Montgomery, Ohio
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
    Total Free White Persons: 4
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 4
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    Name: John Reid
    [John Ried]
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Butler, Montgomery, Ohio
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 7
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7