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Asbury Reed (1846 - 1879)

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Asbury Reed
Born in Harrison, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Harrison, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Died in Romines Mills, Harrison, West Virginia, United States of Americamap
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Categories: Gnatty Creek Cemetery, Romines Mills, West Virginia.


Pvt Asbury Reed served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: 12 Feb 1864
Mustered out:
Side: USA
Regiment(s): First Light Artillery

Asberry was born about 1848. He was the son of Alexander Reed and Nancy Lowther. He passed away about 1879.

Asbury Reed. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Asby Reed [6]

Asberry Reed. [7]

1 September 1846. Harrison, Virginia, United States [3]

30 March 1879. Romines Mills, Harrison, West Virginia, United States [3]

Gnatty Creek Cemetery - Romines Mills, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States [3]


1850 District 5, Barbour, Virginia, USA. [6]

1860 Upshur, Virginia, United States [1]

24 Dec 1865. Harrison, West Virginia. [2]
Husband Asbury Reed. Wife Martha Lowther Child: Rosa May Reed.

Military Service 1864 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, USA Enlistment Date 12 Feb 1864 Enlistment Place Grafton, Virginia Rank Private Military Unit First Light Artillery [4] [5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Asbury Reed in entry for Alex Reed, 1860.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Asbury Reed and Martha Lowther, 24 Dec 1865; citing Harrison, West Virginia, v 5 p 40, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 847,276.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Asbury Reed, 1879; Burial, Romines Mills, Harrison, West Virginia, United States of America, Gnatty Creek Cemetery; citing record Find A Grave: Memorial #101158336
  4. 4.0 4.1 "West Virginia Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Asbury Reed, 1864; from "Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of West Virginia," database, ( : n.d.); citing military unit First Light Artillery, NARA microfilm publication M508 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1964), roll 95.
  5. 5.0 5.1 National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Record Group Title: Records of the AGO, 1780s-1917; Record Group #: 94; Series Number: M508; Roll #: 0095 Source Information U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Servic Records, 1861-1865 provided by Fold3 © Copyright 2011 Ancestry Record 2344 #265686033 Data=Name Asbury Reed Age 18 Birth Date abt 1846 Enlistment Date 12 Feb 1864 Enlistment Place Grafton, Virginia Rank Private Military Unit First Light Artillery
  6. 6.0 6.1 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Asby Reed in household of Alexander Reed, Barbour county, Barbour, Virginia, United States; citing family 805, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. Daughter Rosa's Record West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "West Virginia Births." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2009. From digital images of copies of originals housed in County Courthouses throughout West Virginia. Birth records. Ancestry Record 2537 #151468684 Data= Name: Asberry Reed Gender: Male Spouse: Martha Reed Child: Rosa May Reed FHL Film Number: 847186

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