Mrs. Jennett Reid, the mother of Alex Reid, died Thursday evening, Nov. 5. She was 80 years old and lived here nearly half a century. Mrs. Reid was a quiet and unassuming lady and was greatly respected and loved by her friends. 
↑ "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYKR-RWY : 10 February 2018), Jennet Pickan, 16 May 1805; citing , SOUTHEND, ARGYLL, SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
↑ "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-5ZGM : 17 October 2017), Alexander Reid and Janet Picken, 26 Mar 1842; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,066.
↑ Daily Register (Rockford, IL) 19 November 1886, page 2 GenealogyBank : accessed 17 September 2018
Find A Grave: Memorial #53432873 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 September 2018), memorial page for Janet Picken Reid (May 1805–5 Nov 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53432873, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .