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173. John Penn REED32,130 was born in September 1852 in St. Francois County, Missouri.2,17,32 He died in 1909 at the age of 57 in Iron County, Missouri.32

John married (1) Meoma Nancy Dover on 3 Sep 1876, Christian County, MO. She was the daughter of Thomas Dover & Lucinda Kasinger, and was born in Arkansas, died between 1889 and 1895. John married (2) Mary Matilda Young, on 30 Jan 1895 in Iron County MO. Mary was the daughter of Andrew Young & Nancy Couch, and was born 28 Dec 1876 in Madison Co and died 14 Jan 1965 in Des Arc, MO.

Another marriage to Maria Elizabeth Young, sometime after 1898, is possibly a different man.

1880 Census, Baxter Co AR
T. J. Dover & Lucinda and their younger children were next door. John's family in household 48 is listed as:
Reed, John P. age 26, Farmer, b. MO. His father b. KY, his mother b. IL
Oma age 18, b. Missouri. Her father b. AR, nothing given for birth of mother.
Millie C. age 3, daughter, b. AR
Charles A., age 2 months, b. month of Mar, son, b. AR

The French Mills School tax list for 13 May 1898 shows that John P. Reed paid tax for Charles age 18, Almeda 14, Sarah 11 and Limme age 9.

1900 Census, Madison County, Libery Twp, MO
John P. Reed, 46, b. Sep 1853 MO and Mary M, 23, b. Dec 1876, MO. Married 5 years. 2 children, 2 living.
Martha R. age 4, b. Nov 1895, and Dosia E. age 1, b. Feb 1898 - children of Mary Matilda
Charles A., age 20, b. Mar 1880, Sarah F. age 13, b. Mar 1887, and Linnie E. age 10, b. Oct 1889 would all have been children of Meoma. All the children were born in MO.

Mary M. Young Reed is buried Mountain View Cemetery, DesArc, MO. No stone for John.

John Penn REED and Meoma Nancy DOVER were married on 3 September 1876 in Christian County, Missouri.32 Meoma Nancy DOVER, daughter of Thomas Jefferson DOVER and Lucinda KASINGER, was born in 1862 in Missouri.130 She died between 1889 and 1895 at the age of 27.

John Penn REED and Meoma Nancy DOVER had the following children:



Millie Carolina REED32 was born in 1877 in Arkansas.

Millie was age 3 in the 1880 Census. Nothing else known about her.



Charles Albert REED was born in March 1880 in Arkansas.32



Almeda Lucinda REED32 was born on 25 December 1884 in Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas. She died on 3 February 1977 at the age of 92 in Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri.

Almeda married (1) Thomas Morris Bailey on 28 Jan 1900. The marriage record states she was the daughter of John P. Reed. She married (2) William Chronister, in 1958.



Sarah Frances REED32 was born on 16 March 1886 in Arkansas. She died on 1 April 1967 at the age of 81.

Sarah married Frederick Angelo Graham on 29 Jan 1905. He was born 16 Dec 1884, died 19 Aug 1966. The are buried Wilson-Graham Cemetery in Madison Co MO.



Linnie Emaline REED32 was born in October 1889.

Linnie married Joseph Williams. He was b. 25 Oct 1891, d. 5 Nov 1970. He is buried Ashlock Cemetery in Madison Co MO.



Millard Luther REED32 was born (date unknown).

Nothing else known about this child.

John Penn REED and Mary Matilda YOUNG were married on 30 January 1895 in Iron County, Missouri.32 Mary Matilda YOUNG32, daughter of Andrew YOUNG and Nancy COUCH, was born on 28 December 1876 in Madison County, Missouri. She died on 14 January 1965 at the age of 88 in DesArc, Iron County, Missouri.

John Penn REED and Mary Matilda YOUNG had the following children:



Martha R. REED32 was born in November 1895 in Iron County, Missouri.

Martha married Joseph W. Williams, 14 Feb 1912, Iron Co MO. She was listed as daughter of Matilda Reed, he was son of E. J. Williams. Married by James E. reed, M.G., his uncle.



Docia Eveline REED32 was born in February 1898 in Iron County, Missouri. She died in 1969 at the age of 71 in DesArc, Iron County, Missouri.

Docia married John Robert Dean on 10 Mar 1928, Iron Co MO. They are both buried Mountain View Cemetery, DesArc, in Iron County.



Nancy E. REED32 was born on 27 February 1905 in DesArc, Iron County, Missouri. She died on 31 July 1965 at the age of 60.

Nancy married Claude Dean on 29 Mar 1922, Iron County MO. Claude was born 17 Oct 1899 and died 3 Mar 1958.



Clarence Andrew REED.