George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder

M, #32, b. between 1843 and 1850, d. before 3 May 1899
Relationship
2nd great-grandfather of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Mother*Elizabeth Unknown b. circa 1820
     Other sources show George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was born circa 1843 in Missouri, USA.1,2 Other sources show George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was born in Tennessee, USA.3,4
     George was born in Tennessee, USA, between 1843 and 1850.5 Other sources show George was born in Missouri, USA, between 1843 and 1850.5 He was the son of Elizabeth Unknown.
     His common name was Frank Reeder.
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was born circa 1850.6
     His common name was Bill Reeder.
     George worked. He worked as Farmer.
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was listed on the 1860 US Federal Census in Township 18N R12E, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA, enumerated 26 June 1860 living with Abel Dockery.7 George Washington (or Franklin)'s age was listed as 17. He was shown as born in Tennessee. His profession was a farm laborer.7
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder married Frances A Rodgers.
     According to the 1870 census data for Little Prairie Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri, George was born in Missouri in 1843. This data also indicates that a Mary A. Grub or Green, aged 38 and born in Missouri was living in the household. George was unable to write. He was a farmer and owned no real property. He owned $150.00 in personal property.

According to the 1880 census data for Pemiscot County, Missouri, George was born in 1850 in Tennessee. His mother's name was Mary and she was born in Tennessee. His father was also born in Tennessee.

Margie Seago (nee Sadler) was told by her mother Francis Sadler (nee Reeder) that the family did own land. They first lived in Louisiana, then Arkansas, and later on Tennessee. This census data may not be referring to the same family.

According to his son, George Washington Franklin Reeder, there was an orphan Wiley Rodgers (or Rogers), age 7, living with the family in 1880. George also believed that his father was from Indiana and was a "little bit Indian" and had one brother.

George was an alcoholic. He was a funny man with a good sense of humor. He was quite handsome with jet black hair and black eyes. He was a tall man.

The records of William Neale Herrell indicate that one of the children was called "Dutch". Margie Seago (nee Sadler) says that her mother never mentioned anyone being called "Dutch".

George and his wife died in an influenza epidemic around 1899 along with their son Harvey. All three died within three weeks of each other.

George was apparently a man of wealth. After his death, his son-in-law, Will Hudgins, took over the financial matters.

Margie Seago indicates that his name was actually Franklin Washington Reeder and he married Mary Ann Rogers or Mary Robinson.

All of the children listed here may not be members of the same family. The only siblings that Francis spoke of to her daughter, Margie, were Ida, Jessie, Frankie, and Harvey (one not two). George Washington (Franklin) had a brother and a sister. Some of these children may be his nieces and nephews.

There is a Mary Rogers and a Mary Robinson in the family history. One of them may be Franklin's mother.
George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder and Frances A Rodgers were unable to write.8
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was listed on the 1870 US Federal Census in Little Prarie Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA, enumerated 1870. Also living in the house were Frances A and Lizzie . His age was listed as 27. He was shown as born in Missouri. His profession was farmer. He had real estate valued at $0 and personal property valued at $150.. He was unable to write.8,9
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder was listed as the head of household on the 1880 US Federal Census in Little Prarie Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA, enumerated 8 June 1880. Also living in the house were his wife, Frances A, his sons, William Samuel and John Harvey , his daughters, Lizzie, Ida Martha and Francis Anna Mae. His age was listed as 35. He was shown as born in Tennessee. His father was born in Tennessee. His mother was born in Tennessee. He was marrried. His occupation was a farmer.10
     George died in 1899 in Missouri, USA.1
     George died before 3 May 1899 in Missouri, USA. The cause of death was influenza. Harvey died in an influenza epidemic with his parents.11 He was buried before 3 May 1899 in Missouri, USA.
     George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder never served in the military.12
     His common name was Will Reeder.13
Last Edited=17 October 2013

Children of George Washington (or Franklin) Reeder and Frances A Rodgers

Citations

  1. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991 . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  2. [S99] Unknown household, 1900 unknown record type, unknown repository address, unknown repository.
  3. [S381] William Hudgins (#410) household, Census 1900, Pemiscot County, Missouri, population schedule, Little Prairie, Enumeration District (ED) 93, sheet 8A, dwelling 142, family 145, National Archives micropublication T623 880, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  4. [S452] Gus Sadler household, 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Independent City, Missouri, population schedule, town of St Louis, enumeration district (ED) 96-413, supervisor's district (SD) 9, sheet 12A, dwelling 157, family 254, National Archives micropublication . Viewed at www.genealogy.com . Hereinafter cited as 1930 Census - Missour - St Louis - Sadler.
  5. [S100] Francis Anna Mae Reeder unknown date.
  6. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991, 1880 Census Records - Pemiscot, Missouri . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  7. [S1129] Abel Dockery (#2105) household, 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Pemiscot County, Missouri, population schedule, sheet 27, dwelling 190, family 191, National Archives micropublication . Viewed at www.ancestry.com . (Document Source Number: 03105-1860-06-26-01). Hereinafter cited as Dockery, Abel (#3105 ) -- 1860 Census.
  8. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991, 1870 Census . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  9. [S1128] George Reeder (#32) household, 1870 U.S. Federal Census, Pemiscot County, Missouri, population schedule, town of Little Prarie Township, sheet 12, dwelling 88, family 95, National Archives micropublication . Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Reeder, George (#32) -- 1870 Census.
  10. [S1132] George Reeder (#32) household, June 8, 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Pemiscot County, Missouri, population schedule, town of Little Prarie Township, enumeration district (ED) 40, supervisor's district (SD) 2, sheet 586, dwelling 121, family 121, National Archives micropublication . Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Reeder, George (#32) - 1880 Census.
  11. [S105] James H. Hudgens unknown date.
  12. [S811] Frank Reeder (#408), Death Certificate file no. 11303 registration no. 2257 (March 3, 1956), http://www.sos.mo.gov/, Missouri State Archives, 600 W. Main, PO Box 1747, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA, at (Document Source Number: 00408-1956-03-03-01). Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate.
  13. [S727] Anna Sadler (#39), Death Certificate file no. 26526 registration no. 6190 (July 26, 1957), unknown repository, unknown repository address (Document Source Number: 00039-1957-07-03-01). Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate.
  14. [S1127] Jessie Liles (#40), Death Certficate file no. 59-042151 registration no. 210484 (November 20, 1959), http://www.sos.mo.gov/, Missouri State Archives, 600 W. Main, PO Box 1747, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA, at, listed as "Unknown Reeder" . Hereinafter cited as Liles, Jessie (#40) - Death Certificate.
 

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