George Washington Reeder


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Two George Washington Reeders

I am the Great Grandson of George Washington Reeder, but mine was born in Illinois and died in Kansas. I have traced my direct ancestors back to William Reder who's son John was born about 1615. From what I can see, apparently the Reeders started out in Bucks Co., PA and one group migrated north through Connecticut, Ohio, and Illinois, while the other gropup went south through Kentucky, Texas, and ended up in Bourbon CO., Kansas. This seems to be where both groups once again settled. The picture of Joseph Reeder you have is related to me. If you would like to swap information, please let me know.

Posted by dad7892 on 3 May 2010 - 6:40pm
Reeder family of Carter County KY.

dad7892 Yes, I would be interested in sharing Reeder family history.I am also trying to track down a picture of Enoch Edens who was the father of Bertie Edens that married William Winston Reeder.

Thank You,
Susan Reeder

Posted by Susan Reeder (not verified) on 10 July 2011 - 7:02pm
searching for Eden family history

My sister and I are searching for family history of Enoch Eden ( also found his last name as Enoch Edon Reeder )he is our great-great-grandfather..we are confused with the history of our last name and if maybe he took his wife's last name ( our gg grandmother ) her name was Easter Brickey Edens...any info would be greatly appreciated! He was born in Hancock TN in 1832 and we think she was born around 1940 in Scott, VA - they had at least 5 children (Martha Henry Jane Mile Peter )

Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on 8 June 2012 - 9:51pm
My Great-Great-Grandfather too

Now I know where my Uncle, Dean Reeder, got his big ears.

Posted by Tom Reeder (not verified) on 29 September 2008 - 7:57pm
Origin of Original Reeder Immigrant?

It says of George Washington Reeders Death Certificate that his father Joseph Reeder was born in Ireland. Does anyone know if this is correct. Also if it is what part of irlend did our Reeder come from? Any info much appreciated.

Susan Reeder-Grandaughter Of Clifton
Great Grandaughter of William Winston
Great Great Grandaughter Of George Washington
Great Great Great Grandaughter of Joseph Reeder

Posted by Susan Reeder (not verified) on 23 August 2010 - 3:01pm
George Washington Reeder

HaHa! Loved your "big ears" comment! Poor great-great grandpappy George...he looked like he could have flown with those things! :) Nice to meet you cousin :)

Posted by www.AFlashFromT... on 26 October 2008 - 2:40pm
In my research, I haven't

In my research, I haven't made connections between the Simon Reeder group and anything I've seen about the Carter Co., KY group. However the "big Ears" seems to have been a Reeder trait. My father and grandfather had them. Maybe you could help me plug your group of Reeders into one of the five line I have been able to identify.

Posted by henry reeder (not verified) on 29 August 2009 - 4:48pm
George Washington Reeder

I think big ears must run in the Reeder Family.My father,John W Reeder, had big ears too.George Washington Reeder was his uncle,a brother to dad's father Joseph Reeder,Jr.

Posted by Olive Reeder Morhardt (not verified) on 26 August 2009 - 12:36pm
George Washington Reeder

Thanks so much for posting this! GWReeder is my husband's great great grandfather too! :) It is so great to see pics of our ancestors. My husband's name is Cliff Binion. He decends from G W's
son William Winston to Zera Reeder Blevins to Hildreth Blevins Binion.


Posted by Pam Binion (not verified) on 26 August 2009 - 9:40am

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