|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1844|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 1926|
St. Clair County
May be son of James M Furman 1813 – 1895 and Amanda Unknown 1814- (NOT PROVED, see note). Lore is he was born as Oscar Furman, Forkston, Wyoming Co., Pennsylvania, and changed name during Civil War.
m: Sarah L. Beeson, Oct 4 1876, St. Joseph MO
Ten ch inc:
-Austin Frederick Reed 1878-1910/OK m: Julia A "Abbie" who died before 1920.
-Annie Janet Reed 1879 – aft 1926 m: Huffsutter
-Ada Myrtle Reed 1881 – 1968/KS m: Thomas J. Payne
-Artie May Reed 1883 – 1977 m: Gregory
-Alma Hattie Reed 1888 – 1967 m: Frank Payne
-James Manley Reed 1890 – 1963
-George Albert Reed 1892 – 1920 m: Jesse
-Earl Herman Reed 1894 – 1963
-Unknown b/d bet 1900-1910 census (source 1910 census, obit)
-Unknown b/d bef 1900, not named in census (source 1900 census).
(Note 1900 census Sarah indicated she had 8 of 9 children living, 1910 she indicated 8 of 10 and her 1926 obit said six of ten were living.)
1880: Atchinson KS: REED Thomas/35, Sarah L/22, F.A/2, Annie/9m; also in homs BEASON William/21, Sarah's brother.
1900 Osceola St. Clair MO: REED Thomas F/55, Sarah L/43, Ada M/19, Artie M/16, Alma H/12, James M/10, George A/7, Earl H/5; Married 24 years, 8 of 9 ch living.
1910 Henry MO: REED Thomas/65, Sarah/52, Herman E/11.
Thomas is in National Military Home for Disabled Veterans, Leavenworth KS in 1915 KS census, 1920 census. His wife and son Herman are in Clinton MO 1920.
MO. Death cert
82Y 2M 18D
COD: "old age, weak heart"
Informant: James Reed, Osceola, a son
Burial: Sep 21 1926, "Clinton" MO.
Note: Informant did not know name of Thomas' parents. Names of parents shown are from Ancestry family trees, not independently verified. A post by Janice Brown on familysearch.org states they are not his parents but doesn't name who she thinks they are. SACs welcome.
Sarah Lavina Beeson Reed (1857 - 1926)*
Austin Fred Reed (1877 - 1910)*
Artie Mae Reed Gregory (1883 - 1952)*
Alma Hattie Reed Payne (1888 - 1967)*
James M Reed (1890 - 1963)*
George Albert Reed (1893 - 1920)*
Herman Earl Reed (1894 - 1963)*
Fields Creek Cemetery
Plot: L015 G08
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99304671
Civil War Veteran, Co G 46th Iowa. (source 1915 Kansas Census)|
Added: Jun. 15, 2013