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The Mixed-Race 'Norman-Reed-Hackley-Harris' Families

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    The Norman-Reed-Hackley-Harris Families Eliza Norman and Elisha Reed Eliza Norman - Daughter of George Norman and Sister of Grandson II - Bertha Reed-Lett s
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 3, 2007

      The 'Norman-Reed-Hackley-Harris' Families

       

      Eliza Norman and Elisha Reed

       

      Eliza Norman -
      Daughter of George Norman

      and Sister of Grandson II
      - Bertha Reed-Lett's Mother

       

      Bertha (Hackley) Lett

      Daughter of Eliza Norman & Elisha Reed

       

      Elizabeth (Reed) Harris

      Theodore R. & Gertrude L.

      (Harris) Reed

       

      Gertrude & Ted  Reed, Jr.

       

      Juanita, Paula &

      Gertrude (Harris) Reed

       

      Theodore Reed, Sr.

       

      Gertrude Harris Reed,

      Theodore Reed, Juanita Harris

            Front: Paula & Juanita Reed

       

       

      Fairplains Township 1870 Census lists: 
      Reed, Stephen age 70, male,
      Mulatto from Kentucky. 
      Wife:  Nancy age 60 female, also Kentucky. 

      Children:  Elisha 30, Deliah and Abner 21. 
      It is believed that they also had a son named Alvin. 
      No other children are known. 

      The census also lists Avlance Hollingsworth age 15 as
      staying with Stephen and Nancy Reed in the 1884 Census. 

      In the Millbrook Township Census, James H.
      Reed is listed as a stepson to the Hollingsworth. 

      His mother or father could have been
      a child of Stephen and Nancy Reed.

       

      Elisha Reed married Eliza Jane Norman Hackley. 

      Their children were: 
      Bertha, Bell, and Ret. 

      Bertha Reed married Ira Lett. 

      Bell Reed married Arthur Totten. 

      Their children were: 
      Doris and George. 

      Doris married Paul Totten
      and their children were: 
      Betty, Mary and George. 

      These children were adopted by their great aunt
      and her husband, Bertha Reed and Ira (Doc) Lett.


      SOURCE: http://www.oldsettlersreunion.com/stephen_reed.htm

      Pictures Courtesy of Ken Todd & Marvin Lett
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