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REEDER, William*
(Bef 1755-Abt 1825)
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
LEE, Samuel*
(Cir 1799-1855)
JONES, Lavinia*
(Cir 1804-1868)
REEDER, Benjamin Samuel*, Rev.
LEE, Rosanna*
REEDER, James H. Sr.


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REEDER, James H. Sr. 3479

  • Born: Nov 1855, Chesterfield District, South Carolina, United States 2847
  • Marriage: CROWELL, Ida Ann on 16 Nov 1884 in Union County, North Carolina, United States
  • Died: 29 Dec 1921, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States 3479
  • Buried: Kannapolis City Cemetery, Kannapolis, Cabarrus County, North Carolina 3479

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 28 Oct 1855. 3479

2. Census, 9 Aug 1860, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2847
1) Benjamon S. Reader, age 37, Mission Baptist Clergy, $500 real estate, $200 personal estate, born SC
2) Rosanna Reader, age 32, seamstress, born SC
3) Joseph S. Reader, age 10, born SC, attends school
4) Sarah L. Reader, age 8, born SC, attends school
5) Emoly M. Reader, age 7, born SC
6) Benjamon Reader, age 5, born SC
7) James H. Reader, age 4, born SC
8) William R. Reader, age 1, born SC.

3. Story, 1870. Not in census entry with parents.

4. Census, 1880, Union County, North Carolina, United States. J W Reader is 21, living with wife Ida (19) and daughter Lillie (2) (Union Co, Sandy Ridge Twp, ED 214, sheet 13)

5. Census, 1900, Union County, North Carolina, United States. James H Reader is age 44, born Nov 1855 in NC, a farmer who rents his farm. He can read and write. His parents were born in NC. Living with him are wife Ida (34), son Blair (13, b Jul 1886, farm laborer), daughter Kattie B (12, born Feb 1888, farm laborer), son Simon T (10, b Mar 1890), son James H Jr (7, b Oct 1892), daughter Rebecca B (4, b Sep 1895), son Telmage W (11 months, b Jun 1899). James and Ida have been married for 15 years, with 6 children, all still living. Ida, Blair, and Kattie can read and write. (Union Co, East Monroe Twp, ED 139, sheet 23, line 96, family 415)

6. Census, 1910, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States. J H Reader is 54, trader of horses, married 25 years to Ida N (44, 8 children 7 living), with son Simon (20, cloth inspector at cotton mill), son James (18, weaver at cotton mill), dau Rebecca (14, time keeper at bleachery), son Talmage W (11), dau Ida R (7), son [sic] Ruby Lee (3). Also in household is boarder J C Combs (24, single, weaver at cotton mill). (Kannapolis, Township 4, District 38, Cabarrus Co, NC, family 55)

7. Census, 1920, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States. James H Reader is 64, b SC, with wife Ida N (54, b NC), son James H Jr (27, single, machinist at cotton mill), dau Rebecca (24, single), son Talmage W (20, single, laborer at YMCA), dau Ida Reid (16, works at cotton mill), dau Ruby Lee (12). (527 Chestnut Street, Cooks Cross Roads, Cabarrus Co, NC, family 805)

8. Occupation: Farmer.

9. Story. James H. Reeder was born 1856, Chesterfield Co, SC, died before 1925, son of Benjamin Samuel Reeder and Rossanna Lee. Married Ida Ann Crowell on 16 Nov 1884, Union Co, NC. (

10. Story. James was born November 1856 in Chesterfield Co., SC. and died July 29, 1921 in Cabarrus Co., NC. He was married to Ida Ann Crowell on November 16, 1884 in Union Co., NC by Esq. E. S. Harkness. Ida was the daughter of Gilbert Crowell and Rebecca Parker. She was born September 19, 1856 in North Carolina, and died Aft. 1920. She was also sister to Rebecca Reeder, wife of Benjamin C. Reeder. Children of James Reeder and Ida Crowell are: Blair Reeder, Kattie B. Reeder, Simon T. Reeder, James H. Reeder, Rebecca B. Reeder, Talmage W. Reeder, Ida Reid Reeder, Ruby Lee Reeder. (posted at on 20 April 2001)


James married Ida Ann CROWELL, daughter of Gilbert Frank CROWELL and Rebecca PARKER, on 16 Nov 1884 in Union County, North Carolina, United States. (Ida Ann CROWELL was born in Sep 1865 in North Carolina, United States and died after 1920.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 16 Nov 1884, Union County, North Carolina, United States. J H Reader, age 28 (son of B S and Rosan) married I A Crowell, age 18 (daughter of G F and Rebecca) on 16 Nov 1884 (Union Co Marriage Records 1843-1899, p314)

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