John Wesley Reed1824 - 1903 (78 years)
Name John Wesley Reed Born 13 Aug 1824 Perry County, Ohio Gender Male Died Feb 1903 Person ID I9294 Whitton Last Modified 22 Jan 2019
Family Evaline Holcomb, b. 1831, d. 1907 (Age 76 years) Married 19 Aug 1846 Children 1. Cornealia Caroline Reed, b. 17 Sep 1849, Perry, Ohio , d. 15 Oct 1938, Marshall County, Illinois (Age 89 years) [natural] Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 Family ID F4452 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Came to Illionois in 1855 settling in Minonk, settled in Varna in 1881 . Pap Reed was the father of 11 children of which 7 were living at his death.
taken from the Toluca Star Toluka, Illinois
An old settler dead
13th Feb 1903
Wesley Reed one of the old settlers of Marshall County died at his hotel in Varna Tuesday. His house was known as "Paps House" and was well known to the travelling public. His remains were laid to rest in the Cemetary near LaRose, Thursday