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Notes for Emma Josephine Reid Lambert

1860 census Hanover Twp., Allamakee Co., IA
Household #825/800
William Reid, age 53, b. PA, farmer
Sarah, age 49, b. PA, housekeeper
Zenis, age24, b. PA, farmer
Robert, age 22, b. PA, farmer
Margaret A., age 18, b. PA, teacher
Sarah J., age 16, b. PA, housekeeper
James K., age 14, b. PA
Emma J., age 9, b. PA
Livin, age 7, b. PA
John, age 6, b. PA

1870 census Hanover Twp., Allamakee Co., IA
Household #22
William Reed, age 69, b. PA, farmer
Sarah, age 59, b. PA, housekeeper
Emma, age 19, b. PA, farm labor
John, age 16, b. PA, at home
M. Nicholson (female), age 8, born Iowa
Household #23
Z. P. Reed, age 35, b. PA, farmer
Emeline, age 24, b. WI, housekeeper

1880 United States Census Township 103, Minnehaha, Dakota Territory Page Number 538A
Oscar LAMBERT Self M Male W 37 CAN Farmer CAN CAN
Emma R. LAMBERT Wife M Female W 29 PA Keeping House PA PA
William G. LAMBERT Son S Male W 9M DAK CAN PA
Daniel H. LAMBERT Brother S Male W 33 CAN Farmer CAN CAN

1900 census Lyons Twp, Minnehaha Co., SD
household #56
Oscar Lambert, head, Feb 1842, age 58, md 25 yrs, Canada/NY/NY, farmer
Emma R., wife, Aug 1850, age 50, md 25 yrs, 4 births, 4 surviving, PA/PA/PA
William, son, Sept 1879, age 20, SD/Canada/PA, farm labor
Paul, son, June 1882, age 17, SD/Canada/PA, farm labor
Benn, son, April 1886, age 14, SD/Canada/PA, farm labor
Eva, daughter, Feb 1888, age 12, SD/Canada/PA

1910 census 2nd ward Fairfax, Gregory Co, SD
Household #85
Oscar Lambert, head, age 66, Canada/NY/Unknown
Emma J., wife, age 57, 7 births, 7 surviving, PA/PA/PA
Paul, son, age ?, SD/Canada/PA
Eva M., age ?, daughter, SD/Canada/PA

1920 census Fairfax, Gregory Co, SD
Household #1
Oscar Lambert, head, age 77, Canada/NY/Canada, Imm 1858, na 1880, retired farmer
Emma R., wife, age 69, PA/PA/PA
Paul, son, age 37, SD/Canada/PA, salesman, farm lights
Ben B., son, age 33, SD/Canada/PA, carpenter, construction work
Eva A., daughter, age 31, SD/Canada/PA, teacher, public school
Mary E., Harrison, roomer, age 34, KY/KY/TN, teacher, public school
Anna A. Myron, roomer, age 34, SD/Norway/IA, teacher, public school

1930 Fairfax, Gregory Co, SD Sheet 4A District 10
Household #95 Third Street
Emma R. Lambert, head, age 79, widowed, PA/PA/PA, practical nurse, home
Eva, daughter, age 42, SD/Canada/PA, teacher, public school

Excerpt from "History and Genealogical Record of the REIDS, EELL'S, THOMPSON'S and Their Related Families of The United States of America" By WARREN E. REID. LtCol USAF (Retd), Everett, PA 15537, May 1998
130 Emma Josephine Reid, was born 25 Aug 1850 Crawford County, Pa. She married: Oscar Burtis Lambert 26 Mar 1878, son of Gershom Burtis and Nancy Elizabeth Lambert. The marriage was performed by Rev. Benjamin Hall at the home of her parents William and Sarah Reid. Emma taught school in Allamakee County prior to marrying Oscar. Following her marriage the newly weds moved from Allamakee County to Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory, where they settled on homestead land. A letter from James Reid (116), is provided elsewhere in this book. They moved to Fairfax, SD in 1902. Emma passed away at Lynch (Boyd County), NE., 10 May 1936, and was proceeded in death by her husband also at Lynch Feb 5, 1926. Both are buried in the Highland Cemetery, Fairfax (Gregory County), SD. Emma a member of the W.C.T.U and the order of the Eastern Star was survived by four children: William G., Paul W., Ben Burtis, and Eva A. Lambert. One of Emma's descendants is William E. Lambert, of 529 Chandler Lane, Villanova, PA. 99016. William is a retired Army Officer and a former investigative reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. 100/ 101