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David Settle Reid
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1847
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1943
Old Town
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Veteran.

96yrs 8mos 2days. Son of Ansalem and Martha Peoples Reid. Married three times, his third wife being Allie Gooch Reid. Lived on Bethania Rd. near Winston-Salem at the time of his death.

At the age of 17, he joined Co. A, 4th Battalion, NC Infantry, and by the close of the war he had reached the rank of lieutenant colonel. On Januray 25, 1911, David married his third wife, Miss Allie Gooch. When he died he was the last Confederate veteran in Forsyth County.


Obituary below was from the Winston-Salem Journal:

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL Jan 1, 1944---REID, David Settle:

"Funeral for David Settle Reid, 96, of Bethania Road, will be held this afternoon at 5 o'clock at the home. Dr. Ralph Herring and Elder O.J. Denny will officiate and burial will be in Forsyth Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be R.W. Newsom, L.E. Martin, R.L. Burgin, C.F. Benbow, C.E. Scott, William Conrad, D.E. Clinard, and W.D. Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be H.E. Fries, R.A. Spaugh, Dr. S.F. Pfohl, John M. Taylor, George Clinard, James M. Lentz, Bishop J.K. Pfohl, W.L. Teague, H.R. Starbuck, J.J. Ingle, Thomas Barber, Oscar Mickey, T.B. Vick, Dr. W.J. Hughes, J.S.Kuykendall, B.N. Sullivan, Dr. Howard E. Rondthaler and members of the board of deacons of First Baptist Church.Mr. Reid died Thursday afternoon.

[NOTE: Mr. Reid was believed to have been the last Confederate soldier in Forsyth County. His wife, Allie Gooch Reid was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. See their photo and Mr. Reid's 1938 interview.]"


 
 
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 Spouses:
  Allie Gooch Reid (1874 - 1963)
  Mary Banks Reid (1846 - 1897)*
  Bettie Lewis Reid (1849 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Eugene W Reid (1881 - 1882)*
  Spraggins Gooch Reid (1912 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forsyth Memorial Park
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: SleepingDog
Record added: May 15, 2009
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David Settle Reid
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David Settle Reid
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David Settle Reid
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