|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1848|
|Death: ||Nov. 24, 1916|
Son of Josiah Jackson "John" Redd, Jr. & Narcissa McElroy.
Married Margaret "Maggie" Jane Taylor on April 11, 1869 in Tuscalossa County, Alabama.
Obituary Notice from Signs of the Times, 1 Jan 1917, included in Life and Trials of Elder H. J. Redd, by daughters Carrie, Ada, and Belle, 1961, printed by Brady printing Co., Statesville, NC. "To that union were born fourteen children five boys and nine girls, of whom only one boy and four girls survive. His faithful wife, one sister, one brother and a half sister are left to mourn the loss of this dear man of God."
West Alabama Breeze, Northport, Alabama, Sept 12, 1906, Microfilm at Tuscaloosa County Public Library. Rev. Henry Redd, a former citizen of this county but now of Birmingham, came down last week to visit his father Mr. Jack Redd who was so badly hurt by being thrown from a buggy on the Tusaloosa river hill the day of the Confederate Veterans Barbecue. Mr. Redd was for several years a citizen of Northport and has very many friends here who are pleased to see him.
A brief biographical sketch of Elder H. J. Redd may be found on page 224, col. 2 of Biographical History of Primitive Or Old School Baptist Ministers of the United States: Including a Brief Treatise on the Subject of Deacons, Their Duties, Etc., with Some Personal Mention of These Officers, Brief Sketches of a Few of Our Talented and Spiritually-minded Sisters and "mothers in Israel", Together with an Appendix of Much Useful Information and Many Illustrations by R. H. (Reden Herbert) Pittman, (Anderson, IN: Herald Publishing , 1909). This book may be freely downloaded from the Internet Archive.
Elder H. J. Redd died in Jefferson Co., AL on Nov. 24, 1916 at age 68. He had been sick for 2 years. Cause of death listed as arterio sclerosis and paralysis. He was buried at Forrest Hill Cemetery. Father's name Josiah Redd. Mother's name Narcissa. LDS Film 1894129, certificate 20-562.
Narcissa McElroy Redd (1828 - 1865)
Margaret Jane Taylor Redd (1852 - 1925)*
Jessie Duma Redd (1872 - 1892)*
Mollie Hinton Redd McGinty (1875 - 1931)*
Gilbert Bartley Redd (1881 - 1957)*
Carrie Edna Redd Lennard (1889 - 1977)*
Ada Ophelia Redd Browning (1894 - 1968)*
Forest Hill Cemetery
Created by: S. Burdett
Record added: Nov 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61326764