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Maynard Reese in Ledyard, NY 1930-1940

Updated: Feb 4, 2019

In 1930 Maynard Reese's family was counted yet again on the U.S. Federal Census in Ledyard. He and Ada had five children living in the home. They were Anna (16), Kenneth (10), Leo (9), Alberta (14), and Harold (6).

The following year, on February 1, 1931, the family suffered a devastating loss. Harold, The youngest of Maynard and Ada’s ten children died at the age of 6 years. (Cert #10879). His brother, Lloyd "John" Reese, who was about 20 years old at the time, would later name his second born son after him.

In 1937 Maynard's family moved to the Brennan Farm. The following year, 1938, their 24-year old son Raymond committed suicide. Only two children remained in the home when the census was taken in 1940. They were Kenneth (age 21) and Leo (age 19). Maynard lived until 1947 and Ada lived until 1973.

Use this interactive Google Map to see the road the family lived on:


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