Matthew Gooding Reed

Matthew Gooding Reed

Birth
Union County, Ohio, USA
Death 15 Aug 1902 (aged 70)
Otoe County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Otoe County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 46870970 · View Source
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Matthew Gooding Reed, son of Thomas Reed and his wife Jane Robinson was born 31 Oct 1831 in Darby township (not far from Marysville), Union County, Ohio. As a young man he moved to Iowa where he taught school for two years. On April 20, 1859 he married Ruth Ann Smith in Washingon County, Iowa. After her death he married Eugenie Purdy on July 20, 1884.

Andreas, HISTORY OF OTOE COUNTY NEBRASKA, McWilliams Precinct:

MATHEW G. REED, farmer, on Section 10, Township 7, Range 10, P. O. Syracuse. Born in Marysville, Union Co., Ohio, October 31, 1831. Moved to Iowa in 1856 for two years; then to Nebraska. In 1858, took a pre-emptive claim on Section 11, Township 7, Range 12; then back to Iowa and was married in 1859; and in 1862, came to Nebraska again and took a homestead, where he now lives. He was one of the pioneer settlers of this part of the county. He married Miss Ruth Smith, of Washington County, Iowa, who was born April 4, 1842, who died and left four sons and eight daughters, all living.


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  • Maintained by: Leona
  • Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 19 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46870970
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Gooding Reed (31 Oct 1831–15 Aug 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46870970, citing Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Leona (contributor 47218974) .