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.
↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY4S-L3J : 10 February 2018), Marey Houie, ; citing Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland, reference - 2:16BJF7C, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
↑ Original data: Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013
Find A Grave: Memorial #53432981 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 October 2018), memorial page for Mary Howie Reid (24 Aug 1802–11 Jul 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53432981, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .
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