|19.||i.||JOHN W.6 WASSON, b. December 10, 1863, Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana; d. June 10, 1937, Perry Township, Delaware County, Indiana.|
|ii.||CHARLES WASSON14, b. 1865, Indiana.|
|iii.||ORVIS WASSON, b. 1854, Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana; d. May 18, 1864.|
|iv.||EMMA WASSON, b. 1854, Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana.|
|v.||RAY CHARLES WASSON, b. 1856, Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana.|
|vi.||OLIVER WASSON, b. 1860, Blountsville, Henry County, Indiana.|
|20.||i.||JAMES WILLIAM6 WASSON, b. March 08, 1867, Albany, Green Township, Randolph County, Indiana; d. January 20, 1941, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin.|
|21.||ii.||LEVI ALBERT WASSON, b. June 06, 1865, Randolph County, Indiana; d. May 24, 1927, Bloomington, Mc Lean, Illinois.|
|22.||i.||CHARLES EDWARD6 REID, b. October 25, 1857, Lee County, Iowa; d. August 28, 1916, Galesburg, Knox County. Illinois.|
|ii.||JOHN W REID, b. September 04, 1859, Charleston, Lee County, Iowa; d. August 08, 1929, Osbourne County, Kansas; m. MINNIE HEATON, June 30, 1880.|
Notes for JOHN W REID:|
Obituary-Aug., 1929 (Reprint, Portis (Kan.) Independent) - DOC. #79
Obituary of John Reid:
The following obituary is reprinted from the Portis Independent and
the life of John W. Reid, a brother of Mrs. Herbert Hakes and Mrs.
of Ames. Mr. Reid was quite well known here through his frequent
Before scarcely anyone of the community knew last Thursday that our
citizen, John Reid, was even ill, his death at five o'clock in the
announced and came as a storm from a clear sky. Some heart weakness
immediate cause of death. While he had been afflicted with the
disease in the
past, yet it was not generally known that he was in other than the
health. He had not been feeling the best lately, but was downtown
morning. Before noon he was taken ill, but his condition was not
serious until shortly before he died. While he had reached his three
ten, yet it does not seem that it was time for him to leave his daily
here among us.
The demise of John Reid takes one of Portis' best known characters. He
here almost 50 years and few men of the entire countryside were better
than he. For years he resided on a farm northeast of town, but of
has lived in town. Reid always took an unusual interest in whatever
to do. Livestock used to be his hobby and lately he was interested in
of trees and shrubs. He was an enthusiastic radio fan and picked up
the world news by the radio as well as through the daily papers. He
versed in politics and current topics and did not fear to express his
conditions as he saw them.
The following account was read at the funeral service:
John W. Reid, son of Lafayette and Amanda Reid, was born Sept. 4, 1859
Charleston, Lee County, Iowa and departed this life on Aug. 8, 1929
years, 11 months and 4 days.
On June 30, 1880 the deceased was united in marriage to Minnie V.
Heaton and to
this union were born two sons. Brother Reid leaves to mourn his
departure, his devoted wife and two sons, Walter Albin Reid of Downs,
Claude Alvin Reid of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and three brothers and
sisters as follows: Edward, Rufus and William Reid of Concordia, Kan.
Herbert Hakes and Mrs. O.M. Bulla, both of Clyde, Kan. and five
Donald, Audrey Bulla, Ardith and Shirley Reid of Downs, Kan.
The Reids came to Portis about 1885 and remained ever since in and
Portis. On Dec. 16, 1916, Brother Reid, with his wife, was baptized
received into the First Brethren Church of Portis, Kan., by Rev. A.E.
Brother Reid has always taken a lively interest in the church of his
until the time of his departure.
The deceased was well known in this community as a farmer and stock
until a few years ago when he retired from the farm and has since
Portis. Brother Reid took a lively interest in religious things,
world affairs up until the very day of his death. His sons both say
the people he was a good dad. He loved his sons as well as they loved
Brother Reid lived an honest, upright life, was a good and thoughtful
and loved his home above everything else.
The funeral service was held on Sat. afternoon at two-thirty at the
Church and was in charge of the pastor, Rev. S. Lowman, who was
Rev. O.N. Wiles of the Portis Methodist Church. A large congregation
attended the last rites. Burial was made at the Fairview Cemetary
Portis. There were many beautiful flowers.
|iii.||EDWIN M REID, b. November 1861, Iowa.|
Notes for EDWIN M REID:|
Did not marry.
Per Jeff Reid, son of Rufus Corwin Reid who was the brother of Edwin
in a letter to Annette (Strange) Carroll:
"Uncle "Ed" Reid was a bachelor and a darned good fiddle player".
|iv.||RUFUS CORWIN REID, b. March 30, 1863, Charleston, Lee County, Iowa; d. 1941, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas; m. IDA MAY FULMER, April 08, 1882, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas.|
Notes for RUFUS CORWIN REID:|
Cemetary Records-Pleasant Hill Cem., Concordia, Kansas
Information from family, Carrol Reid, grandson of Rufus Corwin Reid,
address in 1991 is 5165 Palmer Dr., Kansas City, Missouri 64129.
Information also from Carrol's father, Don Reid of Kansas City,
from Don Reid's brother, Jeff (Jefferson) Reid through letters sent
Annette (Strange) Carroll still in her possession.
Rufus Carwin (Corwin) Reid
Rufus Carwin (Corwin) Reid was born March 30, 1863 at Charleston, Lee
Iowa and died at his home in Concordia at the age of 77 years, 9
months and 19
days. He was the fourth son of Lafayette and Amanda Reid.
His early childhood was spent at his birthplace near Keokuk. He
his father, who was a huckster, over the old plank road to the
river which was the principal source of transportation in those early
His first outside work was driving a spike team to assist in pulling
wagon loads of merchandise from the flat boats on the river up the
banks to the
foot of Main Street in Keokuk. For this service, he received 75 cents
Sixty-three years ago he came to Kansas with his parents in a covered
settled in the vicinity of Concordia. Here on April 8, 1882 he was
Ida May Fulmer, daughter of Marion and Susan Fulmer. To this union
children were born, one preceeding him in death. This child, Ruby,
died at the
age of four.
Mr. Reid was a retired stonemason, having constructed many of the
Clyde and Concordia. He was a faithful Odd Fellow and received a
button in this order several years ago. This button has been worn by
a great deal of pride and admiration for the fellowship it represents.
of Protestant faith although he did not favor any particular
Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Mattie
McDonald, Mrs. Opal Begnoche of Aurora, and Mrs. Violet Ohlson of
Mo.; six sons, Reo of Chemult, Ore., Lowell of Spokane, Wash., Marion
Jeff of Des Moines and Don and Kermit Reid of Concordia. He also is
by one sister, Mrs. Ola Hakes of Ames, two brothers, William and Edwin
Concordia as well as seventeen grandchildren and seventeen great
Funeral Services were held Jan. 2 at the Chaput Funeral Parlor with
Hill of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in charge. Burial was in
A cartoon drawn by Rufus' son, Jefferson (Jeff) Reid in the the
along with Lafayette and Amanda Reid's documents.
|v.||SARAH REID, b. November 12, 1868, Charleston, Lee County, Iowa; m. OLIVER MORTON, February 28, 1894, Cloud County, Kansas.|
Notes for SARAH REID:|
Marriage Record, Lee Co., Iowa - DOC. #83
Obituary, Ames, Kansas - DOC. #82
Obituary...May 7, 1936...Ames, Kansas
Nrs. O.M. Bulla
A baby girl came to make her home with Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Reid on Nov.
at their home in Charleston, Iowa and to her they gave the name Sadie
the age of 10 years she came with her parents to Yuma, Kansas.
She was united in marriage to O.M. Bulla, Feb. 28, 1894 at Clyde, Kan.
lived at Belleville a short time and later moved to Kansas City, Mo.
spent eight happy years. After two years in Osbourne County, Kansas,
to their home near Clyde where they have lived until she departed this
April 29 at the age of 67 years, 6 months and 17 days.
Friends who came to this home knew she was a true, kind and loving
good, kind neighbor.
She has left to mourn her loss, her husband; one sister, Mrs. Herbert
three brothers, Edwin, Rufus and William, all of Concordia. Her
mother and two brothers, Charles E. and John preceeded her in death.
besides, other relatives and a host of friends who mourn.
While living in Kansas City, Mo., she was converted and after coming
Kan. united with the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Funeral services were held from her late residence near Ames on
Friday, May 1
at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. C. Cray Jones, who spoke from the text,
which was selected by the deceased. Burial was made at Mt. Hope
|vi.||WILLIAM REID, b. August 14, 1870, Iowa; d. January 1949, Iowa; m. BELLE DERCY, May 19, 1896.|
Notes for WILLIAM REID:|
William Reid was a Barber. He was known as "Uncle Bill, the Barber"
|vii.||OLA GERTRUDE REID, b. June 08, 1874, Charleston, Lee County, Iowa; d. May 28, 1945, Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas; m. HERBERT HAKES, December 24, 1895, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas.|
Notes for OLA GERTRUDE REID:|
Bible record, Bible of Hugh T. Reid
Cemetary records - DOC. #81
Information given to Annette (Strange) Carroll by Mrs. Trudy Fielding,
great-granddaughter of Ola (Reid) Hakes. .
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