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1870 census (post office Beatrice), Gage Co., Neb.
M.U. Thompson, age 47, b. KY, farmer
Eveline, age 47, b. VA
Amanda C., age 21, b. OH
Mary E.. age 17, b. OH
Evalina, age 14, b. MO
John T., age 11, b. TX
Phluma A.. age 7, b. KS
Austie, age 3, b. NE

1880 United States Census Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska Page Number 38B
M. W. THOMPSON Self M Male W 57 KY Farmer VA SC
Evaline THOMPSON Wife M Female W 57 VA Keeping House VA VA
J. F. THOMPSON Son S Male W 21 TX At Home KY VA
P. A. THOMPSON Dau S Female W 17 KS At Home KY VA
A. E. THOMPSON Dau S Female W 13 NE At Home KY VA
1885 State Census Blakley,Gage,Nebraska, Page Number: 9B Date: 12 Jun 1885 ED: 315
Name: Geo Reed, Age: 23, Birth Place: Iowa
Name: Mallie Reed, Age: 17, Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: James Rud, Age: 27 Birth Place: Iowa
Name: Oster Rud, Age: 18, Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: William Rud, Age: 19, Birth Place: Iowa
Name: Ella Rud, Age: 16, Birth Place: Iowa
Name: Lula Rud, Age: 74, Birth Place: Iowa
Name: Nattie Rud, Age: 9, Birth Place: Nebraska

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, Saline Co., NE Sheet 7A
James Reid, head, age 62, IA/PA/PA, Farmer
Osta, wife, age 53, NE/NY/NY
Gerald, son, age 25, NE/IA/NE, laborer
Edward, son, age 23, KS/IA/NE, laborer
Dale, son, age 21, NE/IA/NE, laborer
Eylven, daughter, age 19, NE/IA/NE
Ruth, daughter, age 17, NE/IA/NE
Lousil, daughter, age 14, NE/IA/NE
Esther, daughter, age 11, NE/IA/NE

1930 census DeWitt, Saline Co., NE , page 3B
Household 85/88
Maria M. Weibel, head, age 81, widowed, IL/Germany/Germany
Household 87/90
James M. Reid, head, age 72, age at first marriage: 27, IA/PA/PA, labor, odd jobs
Osta E., wife, age 63, age at first marriage: 18, NE/KY/VA
Ruth L., daughter, age 26, single, NE/IA/NE, teacher, public school

Marriage of Ira Preston Pfeifer, age 25, to Ruth L. Reid, age 28.Dated of license was Dec. 26, 1931. Date of marriage was Dec. 29, 1931. arriage occurred in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE. Ira listed as son of Erving L Pfeifer, born Dwight, Ills, and Beatrice K. Meister, born Polo, Mo. Occupation Farming. Ruth listed as daughter of James M. Reid, born Waukon, Ia., and Osta E. Thompson, born Beatrice, Nebr. Occupation Teaching. First marriage for both, ceremony performed by R. R. Kreps.

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
159 OSTA EMMER (Thompson) REID, bom Oct 27, 1866, Gage County, Neb., mar. James Madison Reid, son of William Henry and Catherine (Eells) Reid, Dec 25, 1884, Gage County, Neb. She died Feb 13, 1950, DeWitt, Neb. 148/149

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Husband's Name
Martin W THOMPSON (AFN:11KN-8B2) Pedigree

Born: Abt. 1818 Place: <Lawrence, , Oh>
Died: 30 Apr 1894 Place: , Saline, Ne
Buried: Place: , Saline, Ne, Dolan Cemetery
Married: 10 Aug 1843 Place: Lawrence, , Oh



Wife's Name
Evalina JONES (AFN:11KN-8QJ) Pedigree

Born: 17 Aug 1822 Place: <Lawrence, , Oh>
Died: 7 Apr 1894 Place: , Saline, Ne
Buried: Place: , Saline, Ne, Dolen Cemetery
Married: 10 Aug 1843 Place: Lawrence, , Oh

Father: Samuel JONES (AFN:11KN-8N4) Family
Mother: Rebecca (AFN:11KN-8PB)



F Elizabeth Jane HURST (AFN:11KN-8DG) Pedigree
Born: 17 Dec 1845 Place: <Lawrence, , Oh>

F Amanda Caroline THOMPSON (AFN:11KN-8FN) Pedigree
Born: 15 Apr 1849 Place: , , Oh
Died: 22 Aug 1924 Place: De Witt, Saline, Ne
Buried: Place: De Witt, Saline, Ne, Oak Grove

M William Richard THOMPSON (AFN:11KN-8GV) Pedigree
Born: 25 Dec 1850 Place: <, , Oh>

F Mary Elizabeth DOLAN (AFN:11KN-8H3) Pedigree
Born: 16 May 1853 Place: , , Oh

F Evaline JONES (AFN:11KN-8J9) Pedigree
Born: 20 Sep 1855 Place: , , Tx

M John Fleuix THOMPSON (AFN:11KN-8KH) Pedigree
Born: 21 Jan 1859 Place: <, , Tx>

F Pluma ROSSITER (AFN:11KN-8LP) Pedigree
Born: 3 Apr 1863 Place: , , Ks

F Osta REID (AFN:11KN-8MW) Pedigree
Born: 27 Oct 1866 Place: , Gage, Ne
Died: 13 Feb 1950 Place: