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John Leslie Reid
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1877
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Feb. 23, 1940
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

John was born at 145 Barron Street, Old Machar (Woodside), Aberdeenshire. He was the son of John Cummins Reid and Catherine B. Davidson Reid. The family migrated to the United States in 1883. John grew up in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha Co., South Dakota and Lambertville, Hunterdon Co., New Jersey.

He married Wilhemina Sarilla Welsch in 1898. They had three children: Mary Katherine in 1900, Bessie W. in 1901 and John Leslie, Jr. in 1905. The family moved from Lambertville to Trenton between 1910 and 1914. John lived in the Trenton area for the rest of his life.

John held many jobs. He was a rubber mill worker in Lambertville, the head chef at a cafe in Stockton, Hunterdon Co. and a hotel barkeeper in Lambertville. He then worked as a trainman and yardmaster for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Trenton and a restaurant proprietor in Trenton. When he passed away, he was the caterer for the Blakeley Laundry cafeteria in Trenton. 
Family links: 
  John Cummins Reid (1853 - 1901)
  Catherine B. Davidson Reid (1856 - 1928)
  Wilhemina Sarilla Welsch Reid (1878 - ____)
  Mary Katherine Reid Gordon (1900 - 1986)*
  Bessie W Reid Tantum (1901 - 1982)*
  John Leslie Reid (1905 - 1983)*
  John Leslie Reid (1877 - 1940)
  Williamina Birnie Reid (1878 - 1881)*
  Gordon Davidson Reid (1880 - 1951)*
  William D. Reid (1884 - 1908)*
  Charles D. Reid (1887 - 1896)*
  Mabel D. Reid Slack (1888 - 1976)*
  Katherine Grace Reid Stout (1892 - 1981)*
  Robert D. Reid (1895 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
Holcombe Riverview Cemetery
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin
Record added: May 30, 2010
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