DESCENDANTS OF PATRICK REED

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                              Don Norman

 

1.PATRICK REED

 

     Patrick Reed came from Ireland in 1730 and settled in Maine.

After the Revolution, Patrick's descendants came to Virginia.

 

Known children of Patrick Reed.

 

  2.  (1). George W.

 

  3.  (2). Mary

         m.George Arbogast

 

2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

     George W. Reed was a son of Patrick Reed.  According to Sutton's

"History of Braxton County and Central West Virginia", George moved to

the West Fork of the Little Kanawha River in Gilmer County VA (WV) in

1843.  George and his brother in law, George Arbogast, were summoned

to work on the road that was being built on the West Fork, but after

the murder of the road supervisor, Jonathan Nichols on April 8, 1843,

the Reed and Arbogast families moved to the mouth of Big Otter on the

Elk River.

    George served the Union during the Civil War.  He was captured by

Confederate Soldiers and died at Andersonville prison.

 

Known children of George W. Reed.

 

  4.  (1). Solomon                     b.c.     1834

         m.Sarah Neel

 

 

4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

     Solomon Reed, a son of George W. Reed, was born in Pendleton

County, VA (WV) in 1834 and moved to what is now Clay County with

his father.  He married Sarah Neel.  Sarah, a daughter of Jeremiah and

Margaret "Peggy" (Brown) Neal, was born in 1836 and died February 27,

1899.

 

Children of Solomon and Sarah (Neel) Reed.

 

  5.  (1). Jeremiah                b.c.      1856       d.Mar 18 1916

         m.Lowisa Conley Sep 12 1898

 

  6.  (2). George W.               b. Feb    1858  d.Nov    1858

 

  7.  (3). John W.                 b.May     1860  d.Aug  1 1860

 

  8.  (4). William Rosecrans      b.May 25 1862   d.Mar  3 1950

         m.Clarinda E. Pierson Apr 5 1886

 

  9.  (5). James                   b.Jun  8 1865   d.May 11 1930

         m.Caroline Wheeler  Dec 27 1888

 

 10.  (6). Hansford                b.Oct 16 1867   d.Mar 16 1950

         m.Amanda J. Woods  Jul 19 1888

 

 11.  (7). Margaret Elizabeth      b.Feb 20 1870   d.       1952

         m.Samuel Shannon

         m.John Markle

         m.Philip Rogers

 

 12.  (8). Emilie S.               b.Mar 18 1873   d.Jun 29 1941

         m.Frank Schoonover

         m.------ Drake

         m.Jackson Townsend

 

 13.  (9). ?                           b.May 10 1888

 

 

5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK

REED

 

    Jeremiah Reed, a son of Solomon and Sarah (Neel) Reed, was born

about 1856 and died March 18, 1916. He was apparently married twice. His

first wife is unknown. He married Lowisa Conley September 12, 1898.

Lowisa, a daughter of William and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Deal) Conley, was

born in VA in March 1882.

 

Known child of Jeremiah Reed. (first marriage.)

 

 14.  (1). John                    b. Dec   1888

 

Known children of Jeremiah and Lowisa (Conley) Reed.

 

 15.  (1). Solomon                 b.Oct    1899

 

 16.  (2). James Bonnie            b. Sep 16 1913   d. Aug  7 1972

         m. Katherine Holcomb

 

 17.  (3). Ida M.                  b. May  1 1916   d. Mar  3 2004

 

9.JAMES REED         4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED

1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Reed, a son of Solomon and Sarah (Neel) Reed, was born

in Clay County WV June 8, 1865.  He married Caroline Wheeler December

28, 1888.  Carrie was a daughter of E.B. Wheeler.

 

Children of James and Caroline (Wheeler) Reed.

 

 18.  (1). Edward Ray              b.May 18 1891   d.Feb 18 1970

         m.Lula Rae Wilson Jun 23 1917

 

 19.  (2). Vera G.

 

 

10.HANSFORD REED     4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED

1.PATRICK REED

 

    Hansford Reed, a son of Solomon and Sarah (Neel) Reed, was

born October 16, 1867 and died March 16, 1950.  He married Amanda J.

Woods July 19, 1888.  Amanda, a daughter of Campbell and Sarah Rebecca

(Stephenson) Woods, was born June 4, 1867 and died February 13, 1921.

 

Children of Hansford and Amanda J. (Woods) Reed.

 

 20.  (1). Emma Mabel

         m.Roland S. Kyle

 

 21.  (2). Sarah Rebecca

         m.Perle Fraancis Comstock

 

 22.  (3). Myrtle L.

         m.Ralph R. Lockhart

 

 23.  (4). Sheldon C.              b.       1899   d.Feb 13 1970

         m.Helen Virginia Chase Mar 1 1923

 

 

16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W.

REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Bonnie Reed, a son of Jeremiah and Lowisa (Conley) Reed, was born

about 1902. He married Katherine Holcomb. Katherine, a daughter of

James Gilbert and Minnie Rose (King) Holcomb, died March 10, 1995.

 

Children of James Bonnie and Katherine (Holcomb) Reed.

 

 24.  (1). Freda                          b. Feb 22 1935    d. Aug 24 2005

         m. John Burton Taylor

 

 25.  (2). James Clifford                 b. Aug 24 1936    d. Oct  9 1994

         m. Dora Mae Greer Jul 24 1959

 

 26.  (3). Jerry Lee                      b. Jul 24 1942

         m. Joy Greer Feb 8 1964

 

 27.  (4). Joseph Ray                     b. Aug  1 1955

         m. Vicki Gail Harper Jun 17 1978

 

17.IDA M. REED    5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Ida M. Reed, a daughter of Jeremiah and Lowisa (Conley) Reed, was born in Clay County WV May 1, 1916 and died there March 3, 2004.

 

Child of Ida M. Reed.

 

 28.  (1). George B. “Ted”                      d. Jun 20 1999

         m. Betty -----

 

18.EDWARD RAY REED     9.JAMES REED         4.SOLOMON REED

2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    Edward Ray Reed, a son of James and Carrie (Wheeler) Reed, was

born March 15, 1891 and died in Clay County WV February 18, 1970.

He married Lula Rae Wilson in Clay County June 23, 1917.  Lula, a

daughter of Hazel William and Emma Ellen (Dodrill) Wilson, was born

November 5, 1897.

 

Children of Edward Ray and Lula Rae (Wilson) Reed.

 

 29.  (1). Mary Louise             b.Oct 10 1925

         m.Lemoyne Ward Jr.

 

 30.  (2). James Wilson            b.Dec 19 1927  d. Feb 15 2004 

         m.Helen Lucy Black  Jul  7 1952

 

 31.  (3). Edward Ray Jr.          b.Jan  1 1932   d.Mar  3 1932

 

 

23.SHELDON C. REED     10.HANSFORD REED     4.SOLOMON REED

2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    Sheldon C. Reed, a son of Hansford and Amanda J. (Woods)

Reed, was born in 1899 and died February 13, 1970.  He married

Helen Virginia Chase March 1, 1923.

 

Children of Sheldon C. and Helen Virginia (Chase) Reed.

 

 32.  (1). Joseph Wendell

 

 

24.FREDA MARIE REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED    

2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Freda Marie Reed, a daughter of James Bonnie and Katherine(Holcomb) Reed, was born February 22, 1935 in Clay County Wv and died in Winchester, IN August 24, 2005. She married John Burton Taylor. John, a son of Joseph and Emma (Wright) Taylor, was born August 27, 1934 and died in Kanawha County February 5, 2002.

 

Child of Freda Marie Reed.

 

 33.  (1). John Allen Reed          b. Oct 23 1951

   m. Drema Mae Cobb Feb 14 1975

 

Child of John Burton and Freda (Reed) Taylor.

 

 34.  (1). Gerald Burton “Buzz”     b.       1960     d. May 24 1998

 

25.JAMES CLIFFORD REED    16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Clifford  Reed, a son of James Bonnie and Katherine (Holcomb) Reed, was born in WV August 24, 1936 and died in Columbus, OH October 9, 1994. He married Dora Mae Greer July 24, 1959. Dora, a daughter of Andrew Monroe and Edith Marie (Burchett) Greer, was born November 28, 1940

 

Children of James Clifford and Dora and Mae (Greer) Reed.

 

 35.  (1). James Clifford Jr.             b. Mar 26 ----

        m. Evett ------

 

 36.  (2). David Fitzgerald               b. May 18

        m. Monelee “Jo” -----

 

 37.  (3). Clifford Wayne                 b. Feb 13

         m. Sandy -----

 

26.JERRY LEE REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED

2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    Jerry Lee Reed, a son of James Bonnie and Katherine (Holcomb) Reed, was born July 24, 1942. He married Eula Joy Greer February 8, 1964. Joy, a daughter of Andrew Monroe and Edith Marie (Burchett) Greer, was born September 30, 1943.

 

Children of Jerry Lee and Eula Joy (Greer) Reed.

 

 38.  (4). Katherine Marie                b. Aug 10 1965

         m. Donnie

   m. John Witt

         m. Lonnie Craft

 

27.JOSEPH RAY REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED

 2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    Joseph Ray Reed, a son of James Bonnie and Katherine (Holcomb) Reed, was born August 1, 1955. He married Vicki Gail Harper in Roane County WV June 17, 1978. Vicki, a daughter of George Edward and Evelyn Emma (Mullins) Harper, was born March 28, 1959.

 

Children of Joseph and Vicki Gail (Harper) Reed.

 

 39.  (1). Brandy Jo                      b. Sep 29 1979

         m. Benjamin Isaac Gentry III Apr 2 2005

 

 40.  (2). Melissa Gail                   b. Aug 18 1980   

 

28.GEORGE B. REED   17. IDA M. REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

George B. “Ted” Reed, a son of Ida M. Reed, was born about 1936 and died June 20 1999. He married Betty ----.

 

Known children of George B. and Betty Reed.

 

 41.  (1). Rene

         m. Johnny Hubbard

 

 42.  (2). Caramae

 

 43.  (3). Clorinda

 

 44.  (4). Wadsworth W.

 

30.JAMES WILSON REED     18.EDWARD RAY REED     9.JAMES REED

    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Wilson Reed, a son of Edward Ray and Lula Rae (Wilson) Reedm

was born in Clay County WV December 19, 1927 and died in Kanawha County WV Febraury 15, 2004.  He married Helen Lucy Black July 7, 1952.

Helen was a daughter of Parker C. and Rita (McCandless) Black.

 

Children of James Wilson and Helen L. (Black) Reed.

 

 45.  (1). James Wilson Jr.         b.Jan  3 1954

         m.Candace Eskew

 

 46.  (2). Edward Clayton          b.Dec  6 1955

         m.Melody Boggs

 

 47.  (3). Thomas Hansford         b.Mar  5 1959

 

 48.  (4). Charles David           b.Jun  8 1963

 

 

33.JOHN ALLEN REED  24.FREDA MARIE REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED   

4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

John Allen Reed, a son of Freda Marie Reed, was born October 23, 1951. He married Drema Mae Cobb February 14, 1975. She was born June 21, 1954. They divorced November 23, 1993.

 

Children of John Allen and Drema Mae (Cobb) Reed.

 

 49.  (1). Kimberly Lynn                  b. Dec 31 1976

          m. Terry Duncan Jackson Dec 16 2000

          m. William Bradford Good May 6 2006

 

 50.  (2). Dawn Elizabeth                 b. Oct 18 1980

          m. Edward “Taylor” George Apr 26 2003

 

 51.  (3). John Allen II                  b. Oct 18 1980

         m. Melissa Taylor

 

 35.JAMES CLIFFORD REED JR.   25.JAMES CLIFFORD REED    16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Clifford Reed Jr. is a son of James Clifford and Dora Mae (Greer) Reed. His spouse is unknown.

 

Children of James Clifford Reed Jr.

 

 52.  (1). Erica

 

 53.  (2). Jamie  (f)

 

 54.  (3). Tyler

 

36.DAVID FITZGERALD REED   25.JAMES CLIFFORD REED    16.JAMES BONNIE REED  

5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    David Fitzgerald Reed is a son of James Clifford and Dora Mae (Greer) Reed. His spouse is unknown.

 

Children of David Fitzgerald Reed.

 

 55.  (1). James

 

 56.  (2). Jeremy

 

37.CLIFFORD WAYNE REED   25.JAMES CLIFFORD REED    16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED   4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    Clifford Wayne Reed is a son of James Clifford and Dora Mae (Greer) Reed. He married Sandy ------.

 

Children of Clifford Wayne and Sandy Reed.

 

 57.  (1). Michelle

 

 58.  (2). Matthew

 

 59.  (3). Michael

 

38.KATHERINE MARIE REED    26.JERRY LEE REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON

REED   2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Katherine Marie “Kathy Reed, a daughter of Jerry and Joy (Greer) Reed, was born August 10, 1965. She married Donnie ----. They divorced. She married John Michael Witt.  She married Lonnie Craft. They divorced in 2005.

 

Children of John Michael and Katherine Marie (Reed) Witt.

 

 60.  (1). Justin Michael                 b. Jan  1 1987

 

 61.  (2). Joshua Lee                     b. Oct 30 1990

 

39.BRANDY JO REED   27.JOSEPH RAY REED   16.JAMES BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED   

4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Brandy Jo Reed, a daughter of Joseph and Vicki (Harper) Reed, was born in Kanawha County WV September 29, 1979. She married Benjamin Isaac “Ben” Gentry III in Roane County WV April 2, 2005. Ben, a son of Benjamin Isaac II and Norene (Hackney) Gentry, was born July 17, 1961.

 

Children of Benjamin Isaac Gentry III and Julie Ann Thomas.

 (Step children of Brandy Jo (Reed) Gentry.

 

 62.  (1). Jessica Sue              b. Dec 13 1981

 

 63.  (2). Matthew                  B. Jul 31 1982

 

 

41.RENE REED    28.GEORGE B. REED   17. IDA M. REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Rene Reed, a daughter of George B. and Betty Reed, married Johnny Hubbard.

 

Children of Johnny and Rene (Reed) Hubbard.

 

 64.  (1). Lindsey

 

 65.  (2). Gabriel

 

 66.  (3). Elizabeth Ann

 

 67.  (4). James Ryan

 

 68.  (5). Amy                      b. Jun  7 1992    d. Jun  7 1992

 

 

45.JAMES WILSON REED II.     30.JAMES WILSON REED     18.EDWARD

RAY REED     9.JAMES REED      4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W.

REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

    James Wilson Reed II, a son of James Wilson and Helen Lucy (Black)

Reed, was born January 3, 1954.  He married Candace Eskew, a daughter

of Kenneth W. and Betty (Wheeler) Eskew.

 

Children of James Wilson II and Candace (Eskew) Reed.

 

 69.  (1). James W. III

 

 70.  (2). Andrew William

 

 71.  (3). Eric Eskew

 

 

46.EDWARD CLAYTON REED     30.JAMES WILSON REED     18.EDWARD RAY REED

 9.JAMES REED         4.SOLOMON REED     2.GEORGE W. REED

1.PATRICK REED

 

    Edward Clayton Reed, a son of James Wilson and Helen L. (Black)

Reed was born December 6, 1955.  He married Melody Boggs, a daughter

of William and Charlene (Morris) Boggs.

 

Children of Thomas H. and Melody (Boggs) Reed.

 

 72.  (1). Erin Melissa

 

 73.  (2). Sarah Ray

 

 74.  (3). Brian Michael

 

 

49.KIMBERLY LYNN REED   33.JOHN ALLEN REED  24.FREDA MARIE REED   16.JAMES

BONNIE REED   5.JEREMIAH REED    4.SOLOMON REED    2.GEORGE W. REED     1.PATRICK REED

 

Kimberly Lynn Reed, a daughter of John Allen and Drema Mae (Cobb) Reed, was born December 31, 1976. She married Terry Duncan Jackson December 16, 2000. They divorced in 2002.

       Kimberly married William Bradford Good May 6, 2006.

 

Children of Kimberly Lynn Reed and James Warren Truman.

 

 75.  (1). James Warren Truman II         b. Sep 28 1996

 

 76.  (2). Curtis Charles                 b. Aug 11 1998

 

Child of Terry Duncan and Kimberly Lynn (Reed) Jackson.

 

 77.  (1). Jonathan Terry                 b. Aug  4 2000

 

Child of William Bradford Good and Kimberly Lynn (Reed) Jackson.

 

 78.  (1). Emily Marie Good               b. Mar 14 2002

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Comstock-Jones, Janis, letter to Don Norman March 29, 2009

Dawson, Hubert E., "Twistabout and Thereabout"

Karabogias, Pauline, Neal family group Sheets

Karabogias, Pauline, and Don Norman, "Descendants of William Wilson"

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Thomas Holcomb"

Reed, Brandy, e-mail to HCPD Aug 21 2002, Feb 9 2005

Reed, Brandy, e-mail to Don Norman Sep 2005

Sutton, "History of Braxton County and Central WV"

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