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Notes for Fleming Andrew Reid

1900 census Blakely, Gage Co., NE Sheet 4B
Household #65
James M. Reed, head, Oct 1857, age 42, md 15 yrs, IA/PA/PA, Farmer
Osta E., wife, Oct 1866, age 33, md 15 yrs, 7 births, 7 surviving, NE/KY/VA
Myrl A., daughter, Aug 1885, age 14, NE/IA/NE, at school
Hattie P., daughter, March 1888, age 12, NE/IA/NE, at school
Andrew F., son, Dec 1889, age 10, NE/IA/NE, at school
Raymon L., son, Sept 1891, age 8, NE/IA/NE, at school
Gearl J., son, Dec 1893, age 6, NE/IA/NE, at school
Edward D., son, Dec 1895, age 4, KS/IA/NE
Dale W., son, Aug 1897, age 2, KS/IA/NE
William E., brother, Oct 1865, age 34, IA/IA/NE, Farmer
Charlie Rossiter, laborer, Aug 1883, NE/NE/NE, farm labor

1910 census Swanton, Saline Co., NE
James M. Read, head, age 52, md 25 yrs, IA/PA/PA, Farmer
Osta E., wife, age 42, md 25 yrs, 11 births, 11 surviving, NE/KY/VA
Flem A., son, age 20, NE/IA/NE
Ramond L., son, age 18, NE/IA/NE
Gerald J., son, age 16, NE/IA/NE
Edward D., son, age 14, KS/IA/NE
Dale W., son, age 11, KS/IA/NE
Evlyn, daughter, age 9, NE/IA/NE
Ruth, daughter, age 7, NE/IA/NE
Lucille, daughter, age 4, NE/IA/NE
Esther M., daughter, age 1-1/2, NE/IA/NE

1920 census Swanton, Swan Creek Pct, Saline Co., NE
Household #136/137
Flem Reid, age 30, NE/IA/NE, farmer
Ada, age 31, NE/IL/Germany
Arnold, son, age 4, NE/NE/NE
Lester, son, age 1, NE/NE/NE

1930 census Swanton, Saline Co., Neb
Household #95
Flem A. Reid, age 40, age at first marriage - 24, NE/IA/NE, farmer
Ada L., age 41, age at first marriage - 25, NE/NY/Germany
Arnold A., son, age 14, NE/NE/NE
Lester H., son, age 11, NE/NE/NE
Bessie Musil, servant, age 25, NE/Chekoslavakia/Chekoslavakia, servant

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
208 FLEMING ANDREW REID, born Dec 10, 1889 Hoag, Gage County, Neb., mar. Ada Louise Phillips, dau. of George S. and Louise K. (Metzger) Phillips of Tecumseh, Neb., Jun 6, 1914, and died Dec 19, 1964 in Cambridge, Neb. Both are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, DeWitt, Neb.. Two children were born of this marriage: Arnold Alonzo and Lester Harold Reid. Fleming (Flem), was a farmer all his life, continuing in his fathers footsteps, on farms near Swanton, NE, including the family homestead after Edward a younger brother moved off the farm in 1930. He served on the local church and school boards. The author lived for a number of months with the Flem Reid family and has many fond memories of this close relationship. 158/159
209 Ada Louise (Phillips) Reid, born Dec 9, 1888, Graft, (Near Tecumseh), NE., marr. Fleming Andrew Reid, son of James Madison and Osta Emmer (Thompson) Reid Jun 6, 1914. She died Apr 19, 1961 in Crete Neb. Ada a graduate of Peru Normal School, Peru, Neb., taught school in Tecumseh and District 20, Saline County, Neb., before her marriage to Fleming. 193