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In memory of Maynard Washington Reese, my Maternal 2nd Great-Grandfather on the REESE branch.


  1. New York County Marriage Records, John L. Reese & Mary Harvey #1008781

  2. Pennsylvania Marriages, Maynard Reese & Ada Temple #954171

  3. John L. Reese Social Security Applications and Claims

  4. Leo Reese Social Security Applications and Claims

  5. Findagrave Memorial #114066455

  6. New York Death Index #76660


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Maynard Washington Reese

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1874 Apr 20

Davidson, Sullivan, Pennsylvania


1900 Jan 13

La Porte, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania



1947 Dec 2

Aurora, Cayuga, New York

Chestnut Hill Cemetery

Union Springs, Cayuga, NY


Maynard Washington Reese was born on the 20th of April, 1874 in Davidson, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania. He was a son of Josiah M. Reese & Effie Shaner. He married Ada Rebecca Temple on the 13th of January, 1900. She was born on the 16th of September, 1883, in Muncy, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Lloyd Temple & Martha Jane Allen. Maynard and Ada moved to central New York between 1911 and 1913, settling in Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, where he remained until his death, which occurred on the 2nd of December, 1947, in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York at the age of 73. (Aurora is a village in the town of Ledyard). Ada outlived him by 26 years and remained unmarried until her death at the age of 93. She died on the 30th of March, 1973 at Auburn.


Maynard Washington Reese & Ada Rebecca Temple were the parents of my ancestor,

  1. Edith Reese (1902-1992)

  2. Martha Leona Reese (1903-1940)

  3. Raymond L. Reese (1903-1938)

  4. Ernest Pat Reese (1908-1975)

  5. Lloyd John Reese (1911-2005)

  6. Ann Reese (1913-1998)

  7. Alberta Elizabeth Reese (1915-   )

  8. Kenneth P. Reese (1917-1979)

  9. Leo H. Reese (1921-1999)

  10. Harold E. Reese (1924-  )

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