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177. Harriet Elizabeth REED32 was born on 25 November 1856 in St. Francois County, Missouri.2,17,32 She died on 15 January 1935 at the age of 78 in Madison County, Missouri. She was buried in Little Vine Cemetery, Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri.

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Birth: Nov. 25, 1854
Madison County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1935
Madison County
Missouri, USA

Wife of Frank Arnett,Daughter of John Reed
Elizabeth Arnett was born in St. Francois County November 24, 1855 and departed this life this life January 15, 1935 at the age of 80 years, one month and 21 days.
She was united in marriage to Benjamin Franklin Arnett February 6, 1873. To this union thirteen children were born: Lottie Arnett and Maggie Webb of St. Louis; Minnie Inman of Ironton; Frances Betty, Rosa Young and Tom of Minimum; Lawrence and Ella Jackson of this place are living.
The husband and five children preceded her in death.
She leaves 38 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Martha Burr of Bonne Terre, three half brothers, Theodora and Roy Reed of Minimum, Alfred Reed of Detroit, Mich.
She united in marriage with the General Baptist Church at Black Mountain when a girl and lived a true and faithful Christian to the end. Among the last words she said were "I hate to leave you, but I hope to meet you all in Heaven. Do not grieve for me."
She was laid to rest in the Little Vine Cemetery. Besides the relatives she leaves a large number of sorrowing friends.

Missouri Death Certificate 2040: Elizabeth Arnett, widow of Frank Arnet, died 15 Jan 1935 of cancer of the colon. She was born 25 Nov 1854. Her father listed as John Reed. Lottie Arnett of St. Louis was the informant and didn't know Elizabeth's mother.

Harriet Elizabeth REED and Benjamin Franklin ARNETT were married on 6 February 1873 in Madison County, Missouri.32 Benjamin Franklin ARNETT32, son of William ARNETT and Elizabeth PINKLEY, was born on 6 August 1850 in Madison County, Missouri.32 He died on 28 July 1910 at the age of 59 in Madison County, Missouri.32 He was buried at Black Mountain Cemetery, Madison County, Missouri.

In the 1876 Madison Co MO state census: B. F. Arnett between ages of 21-45, Elizabeth age 18-21, and M. R. under age 10.

1880 Census, Baxter Co. AR
Benj F. Arnett, age 29 and Elizabeth age 22.
Martha R. age 4, Emma B. 3, Thomas W. 1 and Malinda F. age 10 months, born in August.

1900 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp
Franklin Arnett, age 48, b. Aug 1851, MO. and Elizabeth, age 44, b. Nov 1855. Married 27 years, 12 children, 10 living.
Minnie, age 18, b. Sep 1881; Maggie age 14, b. Jan 1886, Ethel age 10, b. Dec 1889, Lottie age 4, b. Apr 1896 & Lawrence, Lottie's twin. Milton age 10 months, b. Jul 1899.

1910 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp
Benj. F. Arnett, age 59 and Harriet E. age 53. Married 37 years. 13 children, 10 living.
Lottie & Lawrence, age 13 and Ella age 9.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO, Libery Twp.
Harriett E. Arnett, age 63, Widow. Lawrence age 22. Ella H., age 18. Ollie M., niece age 16.

Harriet is buried in Little Vine Cemetery, Madison Co. Benjamin is buried Black Mountain Cemetery in Madison Co.

Missouri death certificate 20765. Benjamin Franklin Arnett died 28 Jul 1910 of dropsy; Liberty Twp, Madison Co, MO. He was born 6 Aug 1855, died at age 59 years, 11 months, 21 day. He was a farmer. Father was William Arnett, b. MO; mother was Elizabeth Pinkley, b. Iron Co, MO. He was married. James ?E. Reed was the informant.

Harriet Elizabeth REED and Benjamin Franklin ARNETT had the following children:



Martha Rose ARNETT32 was born on 16 December 1874 in Missouri. She died on 5 January 1944 at the age of 69 in Madison County, Missouri.

Martha married Miles Wesley Young on 23 May 1895, Madison Co MO. They were married at the resident of the bride by Rev. J. E. Reed [the bride's uncle] Miles was born 30 Sep 1860 and died 8 Feb 1950.

1900 Census, Madison Co MO, Libery Twp
Miles W. Young, age 39, b. Sep 1860. Martha R. age 24, b. Dec 1875. Married 5 years. 2 children
Annie age 14, b. Jul 1885; Jeff T. age 13, b. Jan 1887; Leatrice age 10, b. Oct 1889. These children by Miles' 1st wife, Elizabeth Jane Ashlock.
Hesmer C., age 9, b. Jan 1891; John E. age 8, b. Feb 1892, Lydia V., age 4, b. Dec 1895. These children were by Miles' 2nd wife Rebecca Rosalie West
Oscar V., age 3, b. Sep 1896 and Lulu age 1, b. Mar 1899 both by Martha Rose Arnett.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO
Miles W. Young, age 59. Edd age 27 [John E.], Oscar age 22, Lina E. age 20 [Lulu?], Maple age 6 and Floy age 5. Rose M., age 45, Aunt. [would seem to be his wife.....]

Martha & Miles are both buried in the Liberty Polk Baptist Church Cemetery in Iron Co, MO.



Emma Belle ARNETT32 was born on 29 March 1877 in Madison County, Missouri. She died on 16 July 1923 at the age of 46 in Madison County, Missouri. She was buried at Black Mountain Cemetery, Madison County, Missouri.

Emma Belle married William L. H. "Willie" Matkin on 26 Aug 1897, Iron County, MO. Married by James E. Reed, M.G., uncle of Emma Belle. Willie was b. 1 Apr 1871 and d. 23 Oct 1933. He was a Baptist Minister and kept a journal which includes some of the vital records of the Reed family.

1900 Census, Madison Co, Liberty Twp.
Wm Matkin, age 29, b. Apr 1871. Emma B. age 24, b. 1877. Married 4 years. 2 children.
Ora D. age 2, b. Mar 1898. Elva A. age 9 months, b. Oct 1899.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO, St. Michaels Twp, Fredericktown
William Matkin, age 48, Emma age 42. Ora, son age 21 and Alva, age 20.



Thomas Wesley ARNETT32 was born on 24 July 1878 in Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas. He died on 31 March 1966 at the age of 87 in Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri.

Thomas married Della Ann Young on 14 Oct 1900 at Silver Mines, Madison Co MO. Della was b. 6 Feb 1880 and d. 25 Dec 1955.

1910 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp
Thomas W. Arnett, age 30, b. AR Della A., age 29. Married 9 years. 4 children, 3 living
Ollie age 6, Erma age 4, Lizzie age 1 year.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO, St. Francois Twp
Thomas w. Arnett, age 41. Della A., age 39.
Erma, age 12, Lizzie age 10, Monroe age 8, Zora age 6, Lela M. age 2.

Thomas is buried in Little Vine Cemetery, Madison Co MO



Frances Malinda ARNETT32 was born on 26 August 1879 in Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas. She died on 13 March 1953 at the age of 73 in Baxter County, Arkansas.

Frances married (1) Charles Edward Young on 17 Dec 1899, Iron County, MO. Married by J. Reed, M. G., Frances' uncle. Charles was born 29 Oct 1877 and died 8 Mar 1923. Frances married (2) Napoleon Bonaparte Berry, sometime after 1923. He was born 13 May 1860 and died 21 Jan 1936 in a house fire near Ironton, MO.

1910 Census, Madison Co MO, Liberty Twp
Charles E. Young, age 32 Francis, age 30. Married 10 years. 6 children, 5 living.
Dovie A., age 9; Sherman, age?, Mamie age 4, and Rachel age 6 months. There was a daughter born 12 Jan 1905 and buried Black Mountain Cemetery.

1920 Census, Madison Co MO, St. Francois Twp
Charley E. Young age 42, Frances M. age 40.
Sherman E. age 18, Mamie E. age 13, Belva J. age 12, Rachel T. age 10, Lovie A. age 7 and Arizona A. age 2 [changed her name to Elizabeth]

Frances & Charles are both buried in Little Vine Cemetery in Madison Co MO.

Napoleon B. Berry of Ironton applied for his Old Age Pension from the Iron Co Register, 3 oct 1935.



Minnie Alvera ARNETT32 was born on 22 September 1881 in Baxter County, Arkansas.

Minnie married James Lawrence Inman on 25 Jun 1905 in Madison Co MO.



Walter ARNETT32 was born on 13 December 1883 in Iron County, Missouri.

Walter probably died before the 1900 census as he's not with the family. He would have been about age 16, so not too likely to be out on his own.



Maggie ARNETT32 was born on 6 June 1887 in Iron County, Missouri.

Maggie married William Stragell on 15 Jul 1906, Madison Co MO.



Eualina ARNETT32 was born on 19 November 1889 in Iron County, Missouri.

Eualine married a Johnson.



Mary Estella ARNETT32 was born in October 1893 in Madison County, Missouri.



Lottie ARNETT32 was born on 29 April 1896 in Madison County, Missouri.

Lottie & Lawrence were twins. She married Jesse A. Lashley on 1 Oct 1911, Iron Co MO. Jesse was b. 10 Dec 1891 and d. Nov 1962.

1920 Census, Iron Co MO, Arcadia Twp
Jesse J. Lashley, age 26 and Hattie age 23.
Balford, age 7, Freda age 6 and Beulah age 1



Lawrence ARNETT32 was born on 29 April 1896 in Madison County, Missouri.

Lawrence married Gussie Skaggs. She was born 26 Feb 1907 and died 23 Dec 1941 in Jopkin, MO.



Milton ARNETT32 was born on 29 April 1899 in Iron County, Missouri. He died before 1910 at the age of 11.32

Milton was age 10 months in 1900; he didn't appear in the census in 1910.



Ella Hester ARNETT32 was born on 10 April 1901 in Madison County, Missouri. She died on 9 March 1979 at the age of 77 in Madison County, Missouri.

Ella married Thomas Jackson on 22 Jun 1920, St. Francois Co MO. Ella is buried Black Mountain Cemetery, Madison Co, MO.