Andrew Jackson Reed
 
Submitted by:  Robyn Osborn 
Source: Aledo Democrat, May 5, 1893
 
Andrew Jackson REED
Andrew Jackson Reed was born June 14, 1814, in the state of South Carolina, and died in New Boston, Illinois, April 29, 1893, at 8 o'clock a.m., being 78 years, 10 months and 15 days old, his death being the result of La Grippe. His remains were taken from New Boston and laid away for eternal rest In Eliza cemetery, April 30th, at 1 p.m., a large concourse of people being in attendance. He leaves a widow and eight children, four boys and four girls, who have the sympathy of the community in this dark hour of their bereavement. Sept. 5, 1862, he enlisted in Co A., 30 Ill. Vol.; was honorably discharged  July 17, 1865, having served his country 2 years, 10 months and 12 days, thereby showing his patriotism for the country he loved. Exercises at the grave were conducted by M. Chamberlain.NOTE: His eight children were: Jerusha, William, Warren, James, Jessie, Jennie, Frederick, and Kate. He was first married to Unknown, 2nd to Martha Shaw, 3rd to Mary Jane Pullen.
 
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