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Notes for James Reid

January 12, 1800 - son James born

Crawford Co., PA formed March 12, 1800 from Alleghany Co., PA

1800 census Meadville, Crawford Co., PA
William Reed
1 male 26-44 (William, age 40)
2 males under 10 (William, age 1 & James, age baby)
1 female 26-44 (Mary, age 40)
2 females 10-15 (Margaret, age 15 & Elizabeth, age 10-14)
2 females under 10 (Anne, age 8 & Mary, age 2-5)

1810 census Shenango, Crawford Co., PA page 423
William Reed 20002-01201
2 males over 45 (William, age 50 & ??)
2 males under 10 (James, age 9 & William #2, age 8)
1 female over 45 (Mary, age 50)
2 females 16-25 (Margaret, age 25 & Anne, age 18)
1 female 10-15 (Mary, age 12-15)

1820 census Shenango, Crawford Co., PA page 56
William Reed 20002-01201
1 male over 45 (William, age 60)
1 male 16-25 (James, age 19 or William #2, age 18)
2 females over 45 (Mary, age 60 & ??)
1 female 16-25 (Mary, age 22-25)
1 female under 10 (??)
On same page as household of James Reed

1830 census North Shenango, Crawford Co., Penn
William Reid
1 male 70-80 (William, age 70)
2 males 20-30 (James, age 29 & William, age 28)
1 female 70-80 (Mary, age 70)
1 female 5-10 (??)

1830-1834 - James Reid married Anne Lewis

abt 1835 - daughter Mary Ann born in PA
abt 1837 - son Lewis born in Ohio
abt 1838 - daughter Margaret born in Ohio
abt 1840 - daughter Rebecca born in Ohio

1840 census Richmond, Ashtabula Co., OH page 180
1 male 40-49 (James, age 40)
1 male 20-29 (??)
1 male under 5 (Lewis, age 3
1 female 30-40 (Ann, age 31)
1 female 10-14 (??)
1 female 5-9 (Mary Ann, age 5)
2 females under 5 (Margaret, age 2 & Rebecca, age baby)

abt 1843 - son James born in Ohio
abt 1848 - daughter Emily born in Ohio

1850 census Pierpont, Ashtabula Co., OH
#181
James Reid, age 50, b. PA
Ann, age 41, b. PA
Mary Ann, age 15, b. PA
Lewis, age 13, b. OH
Margaret, age 12, b. OH
Rebecca J., age 10, b. OH
James R., age 7, b. OH
Emily R., age 2, b. OH
James Ghastin, age 31, b. NY
On same page as John & Susanna Pelton

1854 - moved from Ohio to Iowa

1860 census Union Prairie, Allamakee Co., PA page 153
#1146/1125
James Reed, age 60, Farmer, b. PA
Nancy, age 42, Housekeeper, b. KY
James B., age 16, Farmer, b. OH
Emma R., age 11, b. OH
George O., age 7, b. NJ
Samuel B. Robinson, age 28, Farmer, b. NC
Alinda, age 16, Housekeeper, b. NC
Martha E., age 1, b. IA

1870 census Union Prairie, Allamakee Co., PA page 339
#186/139
J. B. Reed, age 26, Farmer, b. OH
Carrie, age 21, keeping house, .b OH
A. T., female, age 3, b. IA
C. L., male, age 1, b. IA
#187/140
James Reed, age 70, Farmer, b. OH
Nancy, age 48, Keeping House, b. KY
Amos, age 6, at home, b. IA
William Mowery, age 20, farm laborer, b. IA

1880 United States Census Union Prairie, Allamakee, Iowa Page Number 468A
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
James REID Self M Male W 80 PA Farmer PA PA
Nancy REID Wife M Female W 62 KY Keeping House VA KY
James REID Son S Male W 17 IA Works At Home PA PA

James died in 1882

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
99 James Reid, was born 12 Jan 1800, Espyville, Crawford County, Pa., and according to A Historical and Memorial Record of Crawford County was the first white child born in N. Shenango Township. He mar. (1) Anne Lewis. She died in Oct 1842; (2) Nancy, in about 1843, then moved to Iowa in 1854 at the same time his brother William and his family moved to Iowa. James died in Allamakee County, IA., in Oct 1882. Sarah Reid (101) refers to James in a letter to Emma Lambert (her daughter), written 12 Feb 1879. 77/78