Category Archive: Reid

Mar 08

Emily (Bryan) Reid and Her Daughters

This is a photo of my great-great-grandmother Emily (Bryan) Reid Bisel and her six daughters. My great-grandmother Pearl (Reid) Brewster is seated at the far left. The original photo belonged to my great-aunt Dorothy (Brewster) Weaver, sister of my grandmother Gertrude (Brewster) Miller. Both were daughters of Pearl (Reid) Brewster. I visited Dorothy in 1999 …

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May 24

Tombstone Tuesday–Brewster, Pearl & Philip

Philip  Pearl Brewster, Riverside Cemetery, Adams County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of Philip and Pearl Brewster, nee Reid. The gravestone is located in Riverside Cemetery, one mile east of Geneva in Adams County, Indiana. The tombstone reads: BREWSTER—Pearl (1880-1962), Philip (1868-1935). Philip and Pearl were my great-grandparents, Philip was born 9 Aug 1868 in Adams County, Indiana, the son of Daniel and …

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May 03

Tombstone Tuesday-Elvira Reid

Elvira Reid, nee Headington, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of Elvira Reid, nee Headington. The gravestone is located in Green Park Cemetery in Portland, Jay County, Indiana. The tombstone reads: REID—Elvira 1839-1911, Her Son Harry 1878-1910. Elvira was my third great grandmother, born 17 April 1838 in Knox County, Ohio. She was the daughter of William and Mary Ann Headington, …

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Apr 29

A Snapshot of the Past-Five Generations of My Family

Front: William Reid, Gertrude (Brewster) Miller, Mary Ann (Cotterell) Headington. Back: Pearl (Reid) Brewster, Elvira (Headington) Reid. c1898

This five generation photo is one of my favorites. William Reid, featured in my latest Tombstone Tuesday blog, is the man seated in the photo and is my second great grandfather. The little girl in the photo is my grandmother, Gertrude Miller, nee Brewster. Her mother, Pearl Brewster, nee Reid, is standing on the left. …

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Apr 26

Tombstone Tuesday–William W. & Emily E. (Bryan) Reid

William W. Reid & Emily E. nee Bryan, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of William W. and Emily E. (Bryan) Reid, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. William and Emily were my second great grandparents. The marker is inscribed: REID William W. Reid 1855-1906 Emily E. His Wife 1856-1940 William (2 February 1855-2 February 1905) was the son of Daniel and …

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