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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.
(1821-1889)
LEE, Rosanna*
(1827-1887)

REEDER, Joseph Samuel
(1849-1925)

 

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FERGUSON, Mary Delilah

REEDER, Joseph Samuel

  • Born: 30 May 1849, Chesterfield District, South Carolina, United States 2842,2847,2851
  • Marriage: FERGUSON, Mary Delilah on 6 Nov 1870 in Union County, North Carolina, United States
  • Died: 30 May 1925, Goose Creek, Union County, North Carolina, United States 3481
  • Buried: Clear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3481
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 11 Mar 1849. 3481



2. Census, 30 Nov 1850, Chesterfield District, South Carolina, United States.
1) Benjamin Reeder, age 34, farmer, born SC
2) Rosanna Reeder, age 23, born SC
3) Samuel Reeder, age 1, born SC
4) Richard Bell, age 18, labourer, born SC.



3. 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.



4. Census, 12 Sep 1870, Sandy Ridge Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 2842
1) Reeder, Benjamin, age 49, farmer, born SC
2) Reeder, Rosana, age 43, keeping house, born SC, can read but not write
3) Reeder, Samuel J., age 20, works on farm, born SC, can read but not write
4) Reeder, Sarah L., age 19, at home, born SC, can read but not write
5) Reeder, Mary E., age 17, at home, born SC, can read but not write
6) Reeder, Richard W., age 13, works on farm, born SC, cannot read or write
7) Reeder, Albert B., age 12, works on farm, born NC, cannot read or write
8) Reeder, Martha A., age 9, at home, born NC
9) Reeder, Thomas F., age 5, at home, born NC
10) Reeder, Lee G., age 1, male, born NC.

5. Census, 1880, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Samuel Reader is age 29, b SC, parents born SC, farmer, cannot write, living with wife Mary D (29, keeping house, cannot read or write, born SC, parents born SC), son Franklin (9), daughter Jane R (7), son William (4), daughter Elvira (2 months, born July). All children born NC. (Mecklenburg Co, ED 113, Clear Creek Twp, page 16, line 9)

6. Census, 1900, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Samuel J Reader is age 49, born Nov 1850 in SC, father born in SC, mother born in NC, a farmer who can read but not write who rents his farm. He is living with wife Mary D (47, b Jul 1852 in SC, parents born in SC, cannot read or write), daughter Finny C (21, b Jul 1878 in NC), son Wriston C (17, b Oct 1882, farm laborer), son Henry S (14, b Jun 1886, at school 4 months), son Richford R (10, b Mar 1890, at school 4 months), son Thomas R (6, b Aug 1893, at school 4 months), son Lester R (4, b Aug 1895, at school 4 months). All children were born in NC, and all can read and write through Richford. Samuel and Mary have been married for 23 years, with 10 children, 8 still living. (Mecklenburg Co, Clear Creek Twp, ED 56, sheet 5, line 79, family 92)

7. Census, 1910, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph S Reeder is age 60, married to Mary D (58) for 39 years, with 10 children, 8 still living. Both Joseph and Mary were born in SC, as were their parents. Living with htem are son Rochel B (20, single, born NC), son Thomas W (17, single, born NC), and son Lester R (14, single, born NC). They own their farm on Clear Creek Road free and clear. Their home is next door to Wristore Reeder. Joseph is a farmer. He can read but not write. All three sons work on the family farm, and can read and write. Thomas and Lester are also attending school. Mary cannot read or write. (Cabarrus Co, Bethel Church Twp 10, ED 44, family 153)

8. Census, 22 Jan 1920, Bethel Church Twp, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States. 2877
1) Reader, Joseph S., head of household, owns his farm on Country Road free, age 70, widowed, born SC, parents born SC, no occupation
2) Reader, Wriston, son, age 38, married, born NC, parents born SC, farmer on general farm
3) Reader, Nettie, daughter-in-law, age 39, married, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
4) Reader, Henry, son, age 34, married, born NC, farmer on general farm
5) Reader, Hattie, daughter-in-law, age 30, married, born NC, parents born NC
6) Reader, Lester, son, age 24, single, born NC, laborer at saw mill
7) Reader, Lilian, granddaughter, age 11, attends school, born NC
8) Reader, Lee, grandson, age 9, attends school, born NC
9) Reader, Sadie, granddaughter, age 8, attends school, born NC
10) Reader, Fay, granddaughter, age 3/12, born NC
11) Reader, William, grandson, age 11, attends school, born NC
12) Reader, Esther, granddaughter, age 8, attends school, born NC
13) Reader, Ola, granddaughter, age 5, born NC
14) Reader, De Witt, grandson, age 2 10/12, born NC
15) Reader, Edith, grandson [sic], female, age 10/12, born NC.

9. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 29 May 1925, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph Samuel Reeder, widowed, born Nov 11 1849, farming, father B S Reeder, mother Rozan Lee, informant Tom Reeder, died May 29 1925 in Goose Creek Twp, Union Co, NC, died of cerebral apoplexy, buried at Clear Creek Church. Record from Ancestry.com.

10. Obituary, 2 Jun 1925, Union County, North Carolina, United States. The Monroe Journal Tuesday June 2, 1925: Mr. J. Samuel Reader, a native of this county, died last Wednesday, aged 75 years, having been born Nov. 11, 1849. He was a brother of Messrs, B.C. and Thomas Reader of Monroe, of W.R. Reeder and L.G. Reeder of Hot Springs Ark., and Mrs. W.B. Ford of this county. He was buried at Clear Creek Baptist Church, of which he was a member, Saturday afternoon. His living children are Frank, Henry, Wriston, Thomas, and Lester Reeder, and Mrs. Helms and Mrs. Mullis. (posted at creeder.taylordata.com/Reeder-JosephSamuel.htm)

11. Occupation: Farmer.

12. Story. Joseph Samuel Reeder was born 30 May 1849, Chesterfield Co, SC, died 29 May 1925, Goose Creek, Union Co, NC. Son of Benjamin Samuel Reeder and Rossanna Lee. Married Mary Delilah Ferguson on 6 Nov 1870, Union Co, NC. Supposedly, after their marriage, they returned to SC for about 5 years. He was a farmer according to his death certificate. Their children were John Franklin Reeder, Rosanna Jane Reeder, William Reeder, Tiney Cornelia Reeder, Elvira Pleasant Reeder, Wriston Calloway Reeder, Henry Samuel Reeder, Rochell Benjamin Reeder, Thomas Richard Reeder, and Lester Renfro Reeder. (http://creeder.taylordata.com/TheReeders/)

13. Story. Sam and Mary Reeder are my Great Great Grandparents. Sam was born on May 30, 1849 (may have been born Nov. 11, 1849 as obituary stated) in Chesterfield Co., SC. Mary Delilah Ferguson was born on July 7, 1851 in Lancaster Co., SC in the Flat Creek area. She was the daughter of Pleasant Calloway Ferguson and Martha Blackmon Ferguson. They were married on November 6, 1870 in Union Co., NC by the Elder E. C. Williams. Supposedly, after their marriage, they returned to South Carolina for about five years. Sam was a farmer according to his death certificate. On January 1905 they moved to Bethel Community, Cabarrus County. They were living in Harisburg, NC on December 16, 1913. Sam died of Cerebral Appoplexy on May 29, 1925 in Goose Creek, Union Co., NC and she passed on January 23, 1915 of Influenza in Cabarrus Co., NC. Samuel was sick from May 27, 1925 to May 29, 1925. He died at 9:30 PM on May 29, 1925. The informant was Tom Reeder his brother. They are both buried in Clear Creek Cemetery in Mecklenburg Co., NC. Children of Joseph Samuel and Mary Ferguson Reeder are: John Franklin Reeder, Rosanna Jane Reeder, William Reeder, Tiney Cornelia Reeder, Elvira Pleasant Reeder, Wriston Calloway Reeder, Henry Samuel Reeder, Rochell Benjamin Reeder, Thomas Richard Reeder, Lester Renfro Reeder. (posted at creeder.taylordata.com/Reeder-JosephSamuel.htm on 20 April 2001)


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Joseph married Mary Delilah FERGUSON, daughter of Pleasant Calloway FERGUSON and Martha Elizabeth BLACKMAN, on 6 Nov 1870 in Union County, North Carolina, United States. (Mary Delilah FERGUSON was born on 7 Jul 1851 in Lancaster District, South Carolina, United States,3481 died on 23 Jan 1915 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States 3481 and was buried in Clear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 3481.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 6 Nov 1870, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph S Reeder married Mary Furguson in Union Co (NC Marriage records, Ancestry.com)




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