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Mary (Howie) Reid (1802 - 1885)

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Mary Reid formerly Howie aka Huie
Born in Southend, Argyll and Bute, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Argyle, Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2018
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Categories: Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.

Biography

Mary was born in 1802 in Scotland. She was the daughter of William Howie (Huie) and Janet Picket [1]

She married Hugh Reid in 1835 [2]

In 1837 the Reids came to the United States and were one of the first families to settle what would become the Scottish Settlement at Argyl.

They had three children, the youngest, James was the first boy to be born at the settlment.

Margaret 1836-1912
William Howie 1837-1918
James S 1840 - 1927

When Alexander McDonald and his wife Margaret died, leaving six young children, the Reids took in James. [3]

She passed away in 1885.

Obituary

From FindAGrave: Rockford Daily Gazette, Tuesday, July 14, 1885

Died - At her late residence on Saturday morning, at 3 a. m., Mrs. Hugh Reid, aged about 84 years. The funeral was held Sunday at the house, where a large concourse of people gathered to pay their last respects to a kind neighbor and true friend. There were teams in the procession from the house to the cemetery.

Sources

  1. Original data: Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
    Name: Marey Houie
    Gender: Female
    Baptism Date: 27 Aug 1802
    Baptism Place: , Southend, Argyll, Scotland
    Father: William Houie
    FHL Film Number: 1041076
    Reference ID: - 2:16BJF7C
  2. Original data: Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013
    Name: Mary Huie
    Marriage Date: 4 Aug 1835
    Marriage Place: Southend,Argyll,Scotland
    Father: William Huie
    Spouse: Hugh Reid
    FHL Film Number: 1041076
  3. Daniel Harvey The Argyle Settlement in Story and History, pg 35.


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