In memory of David Reese, my Maternal 5th Great-Grandfather on the REESE branch.

Bibliography:

  • David Reese's death certificate, Pennsylvania file #115349, Penn, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, provides the name of David's father, Abraham Reese. His mother's name was unknown. David's birth date given as January 1, 1924, and death date, December 26, 1911.

  • Columbia Democrat, Jan. 16, 1847. [Link]

  • David's son, Victor Reese's death certificate January 23, 1945, Pennsylvania file #4759, Penn, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Victor was born Jan. 18, 1861, son of David Reese and Susannah George.

  • David's son, William A. Reese's death certificate April 7,1913, Pennsylvania file #39280, Penn, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, William was born March 20, 1857, and his parents names are given as David Reese and Susana George. William's wife was the informant.

  • Photo of David Reese provided by granteves on Ancestry.com at https://www.ancestry.com/sharing/14077718?h=6f224c

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David Reese

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Birth:

1824 Jan 1

[Unknown]

Marriage:

1844 or earlier

[Unknown]

Death:

Burial:

1911 Dec 26

Penn, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery

Penn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Biography

David Reese was born on January 1, 1824, a son of Abraham Reese, Sr., and Catherine George. He married first to Susan Elizabeth Ryder and lived in Franklin Township. He married second to Susanna C. George (1823-1895) in Catawissa, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, on January 14, 1847. It was printed in the Colombia Democrat on January 16, 1847. He was a farmer and lumberman. He died at the age of 87 from "acute indigestion - probably partial obstruction of food", the day after Christmas - December 26, 1911, in Penn, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He is buried in Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Penn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Children

David Reese & Susan Elizabeth Ryder were the parents of my ancestor,

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