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Notes for Zenas Reid

1840 census North Shenango, Crawford Co., Penn
William Reid
1 male 70-80 (William, age 80)
1 female 70-80 (Mary, age 80)
1 female 15-20 (??)
William Reid Jr
1 male 30-40 (William Jr, age 39)
2 males 5-10 (William, age 9 & Zenas, age 6)
1 male under 5 (Robert, age 4)
1 female 20-30 (Sarah, age 30)
1 female 5-10 (Matilda, age 8)
1 female under 5 (Mary, age 2)

1850 census North Shenango, Crawford Co., Penn
William Reid, age 49, b. PA
Sarah, age 40, b. PA
William, age 19, b. PA
Matilda, age 18, b. PA
Zenas, age 16, b. PA
Robert, age 14, b. PA
Mary, age 12, b. PA
Margaret, age 10, b. PA
Sarah, age 8, b. PA
James, age 6, b. PA
Nancy, age 4, b. PA
Victoria 2, b. PA
Elizabeth Cook, age 30, b. PA
Perry, age 8, b. PA
Wealthy, age 1/2, b. PA

1860 census Hanover Twp., Allamakee Co., IA
Household #825/800
William Reid, age 53, b. PA, farmer
Sarah, age 49, b. PA, housekeeper
Zenis, age 24, 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 Randolph, Fremont, Iowa Page Number 206A
Zenas B. REED Self M Male W 44 PA Teamster PA PA
Emeline REED Wife M Female W 33 WI Keeping House PA PA
Ettie REED Dau S Female W 6 IA At Home WI PA
Louisa C. TAYLOR SisterL S Female W 36 WI Dress Maker PA PA

Matches on www.ancestry.com search engine for Reed in 1885 census Riverside, Fremont Co., Iowa (same household?)
William Reed 82 M PA M Riverside
Sarah C. Reed 73 F PA M Riverside
L. P. Reed 47 M PA M Riverside
??? Reed 33 F WI M Riverside
Etta Reed 10 F Allamakee S Riverside
L. P. Reed is son Zenas Pelton Reid, witih wife Emeline and daughter Ettie.

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
123 Zenas Pelton Reid, was born according to some documents 28 Aug 1834, (but as engraved on his tombstone 1836), Espyville, Crawford County, Pa. Zenas married Emma Monroe Taylor 24 Aug 1866, who alledgedly was a descendant of Pocahontas. Emma born in 1846, died 12 Feb 1925, while Zenas died 19 Oct 1893. Prior to his death Zenas lived with his family near Randolph, IA. Both are burled in Row 9 the Tabor (Fremont County), IA., Cemetery, along with two children Frankie and Willie E. Reed, both having died in infancy. Although Zenas, Emma, Frankie and Willie E. are buried within a few feet of the graves of his parents, William and Sarah Reid, the grave stones of each member of Zenas's family, spells the family name as Reed. 100/ 101