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Elizabeth (Park) Reid (1783 - 1867)

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Elizabeth "Betty" Reid formerly Park
Born in Argyll, Scotlandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 May 2018 | Last significant change: 30 Sep 2018
11:00: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Elizabeth (Park) Reid. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Kintyre, Argyll | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois.


Biography

Elizabeth was born in 1783.

She married Alexander Reid in 1809 [1]

She came to the US with her husband and son James and daughter Mary in 1842.

"The same year the family of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Reid came. Mrs. Reid's maiden name was Elizabeth Park. They were a typical old Scotch couple. All the young people called them Granddaddy and Granny Reid."[2]

She passed away in 1867.

Children

Mary (McNair Picken)
James
Hugh [3]
Elizabeth [4]

Sources

  1. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTT3-NLS : 10 February 2018), Alexander Reid and Elizabeth Park, 27 Feb 1809; citing Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
  2. Harvey, Daniel G., The Argyle Settlement in History and Story, pg. 51
  3. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY8Y-W98 : 10 February 2018), Alexander Reid in entry for Hugh Reid, 09 Oct 1812; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
  4. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYZQ-T3L : 10 February 2018), Alexander Reid in entry for Elizabeth Reid, 18 Aug 1816; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53432675 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 September 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Reid (1783–1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53432675, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .


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