1813 - Born in Kirkmichael, Ayr, Scotland. Birth / Christening Record: "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKM-7TY : accessed 25 July 2015), Thomas Reid, 08 Jun 1813; citing , reference 2:16FNV4T; FHL microfilm 1,041,390..
1836 - Married to Marion Bone in Kirkmichael, Ayr, Scotland.
1841 - Residing in Kirkmichael, Ayr, Scotland, during the 1841 Scotland Census per "Scotland Census, 1841," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYZQ-B5W : accessed 25 July 2015), Thomas Reid, Kirkmichael (Ayr), Ayrshire, Scotland; from "1841 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 9, PRO HO 107, New Register House, Edinburgh; FHL microfilm 1,042,736.
1870 - Residing in Damascus, Henry County, Ohio per the 1870 United States Census "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M62V-FPD : accessed 25 July 2015), Thomas Reid, Ohio, United States; citing p. 22, family 163, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,720.
1878 - Died 15 Jan 1878. Buried in the Kruger Cemetery, Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States of America. References: (1) "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLK-NBSP : accessed 25 July 2015), Thomas Reid, 1878; Burial, Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States of America, Kruger Cemetery; citing record ID 95030821, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com (2) Find a Grave: accessed 25 July 2015, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Reid&GSfn=Thomas&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1878&GSdyrel=in&GSst=37&GScnty=2074&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=95030821&df=all&
Ohio History of Counties Bios 692 - HISTORY OF HENRY AND FULTON COUNTIES.
Reid, Thomas, Damascus, McClure p. o., a son of James and Jean (Gemmell) Reid, was born in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland, in June, 1813. He was one of a family of six children: Agnes, Matthew, Thomas, Margaret, James and Jane. He was married in 1836 to Marion Bone, who died December 4, 1841, leaving a family of three children: James, Janet, and Thomas. He emigrated to America in 1843 with his mother, two sisters, Agnes Grassam and Jane Reid, and his three children. He settled at the mouth of Turkey Foot Creek, where his brother, Matthew, had located two years before. His sister, Margaret Rankin, came to America nine years before her brother, Thomas, and settled in Canandaigua, N. Y., where she resided until her death. His Brother, James, remained in Scotland, and has been dead about thirty years. Agnes G. Wilson is still living in Napoleon. Jane Crockett lives in Grand Rapids, Wood county, O. His mother died October 23, 1831. In 1854 Thomas was married to Almira Crockett, a daughter of James and Mary (Haskell) Crockett, of Maine. They have had a family of nine children, six of whom are now living: Mary, Knott, Wilham, Charles, Edwin, and Agnes. His son, Thomas, died July 14, 1862. Mr. Reid died at the old homestead, January 14, 1878. His wife still resides on the homestead farm.
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