Reed Cemetery

Reed Cemetery is located in Wayne Township, Portland.
The current listing is taken from the information on the previous Jay Co Burials page, tombstone photographs, funeral home records and obituaries.

BHFHR = Baird-Hardy Funeral Home Records 1909-1911
M/M = Mr & Mrs; s/s = same stone

Thanks to Jackie Sanders for sharing her tombstone photographs!

If anyone knows the history of the cemetery or anyone who is buried here, please get in touch with Jim Cox.

Updated 8/29/2016
Reed Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Photo
Ankrom B 1781 10/11/1858
Ankrom Elizabeth 10/21/1846 4/9/1863
Ankrom Elizabeth (Sellers) 1781 10/11/1858 Joseph
Ankrom Joseph 1776 1858 Elizabeth Sellers Richard & Ruth A Hill Ankrom
Ankrom Lucy Ann (Stotts) 1820 1893 Richard
Ankrom Richard 6/30/1815 9/16/1876 Tacy Miller; Lucy A Stotts Joseph & Elizabeth Sellers Ankrom
Ankrom Solomon Sr 11/20/1817 9/22/1905 Lucinda Wine - 1832 William & Lydia obit
Ankrom Susannah 1/20/1860 10/1/1875 Richard & Lucy A Stotts Ankrom photo
Ankrom unknown 15 5 17 2/4/1873
Brickley Leveniah L 8/25/1843 6/21/1864 J W
Bryan Zephania 11/27/1795 6/5/1868
Bunch Ishmael 12/19/1818 2/26/1870 William & Margaret P Hobbs Bunch
Byrd Elizabeth 9/15/1869 Daniel
Chalfant David 9/2/1788 1/2/1875
Chalfant Sarah 4/11/1800 8/14/1888 David
Chalfant William N 5/30/1843 8/2/1879 Co E 34th IN Inf photo
Elliott Sarah A 10/12/1840 7/1/1876 Jesse
Evilsizer Ardillia (Banta) 3/18/1852 2/19/1875 Louis M Jospeh L & Jane Gard Banta
Flowers David A 12/22/1887 7/8/1888 William & Leah
Flowers Erlie 7/2/1890 8/22/1897 William & Leah
Franks Charles C 7/24/1832 10/27/1921 Sarah E Geesaman - 5/16/1861 John H & Sarah Johnson Franks
Franks infant 1/11/1905 grandfather Samuel Franks obit
Franks Sarah Elizabeth (Geesaman) 12/19/1844 5/10/1917 Charles C - 5/16/1861 Samuel & Mary Ann Johnson Geesaman
Franks Thomas B 5/6/1851 7/22/1902 obit
Franks Truman Ulysses 1/2/1886 10/5/1895 T B & W I
Gard Elizabeth 1790 10/15/1869 Daniel
Geesaman Mary Ann (Johnson) 9/13/1811 9/4/1875 Samuel Isaac & Sarah Huff Johnson
Geesaman Samuel 4/29/1814 2/17/1864 Mary Ann Johnson
Green Susannah (Mayo) 3/6/1847 7/16/1874 Peter Pleasant Perkins Mayo
Holmes Catherine 4/9/1821 8/20/1864 James
Holmes Frank 2/14/1849 3/12/1900 Mary E Coats - 4/28/1875 aka: Francis Marion Holmes obit
Holmes James 1/12/1813 5/4/1871
Holmes James W 7/7/1845 8/31/1864 J & E photo
Holmes Mary 3/13/1843 6/4/1861 photo
Holty unnamed son abt 1891 8/12/1894 James obit
Horner Birdie E 1879 1897 photo
Horner Emma L 12/11/1871 9/14/1872 J & E
Horner Samuel 9/16/1819 12/6/1881
Horner Willie G 1872 1890
Jordan Mary J 1/6/1842 6/7/1864 Abraham
Knapp Clarissa 1813 5/30/1861 George W
Knapp George W 1803 2/6/1861
Lingo Abbie C (Ankrom) 12/3/1862 6/22/1891 Peter photo
Lingo Thomas 6/17/1891 6/25/1891 P & A C
Lingto infant c3/0/1896 8/13/1896 M/M Peter death notice
Mahoney Eva Belle 4/25/1886 7/26/187 William & Laura obit
Mayo Pleasant Perkins 2/14/1821 9/7/1872 Nancy Orcutt
McDaniel Elizabeth 6/18/1835 5/9/1879 John
McGriff John E 9/18/1825* 3/25/1902 obit
Osborn Emma 1/9/1865 9/6/1865 Lester & Mary G
Osborn Lester 5/7/1838 8/26/1895
Osborn Mary
Reed Alesta R 8/14/1855 1/18/1856 M & A J
Reed Anna Jane (Rich) 4/15/1833 7/4/1895 Dr Manuel - 724/1853 obit
Reed Clarice E (Hudson) 4/29/1874 4/22/1911 John C Joel & Harriett Barnes Hudson BHFHR
Reed Ervin Jay 2/28/1861 4/1/1861 M & A J
Reed George 7/27/1830 4/16/1851 earliest known burial
Reed Henry 1789 11/30/1855
Reed John 6/8/1793 10/12/1865
Reed John O 4/8/1857 9/21/1857 M & A J
Reed Leah (Horner) 11/21/1845 4/27/1869 Samuel - 1864
Reed Manuel, Dr 5/19/1828 6/4/1874
Reed Martha E 12/2/1858 1/10/1859 M & A J
Reed Rebecca (Jones) 5/9/1830 3/9/1863 Samuel - 1849
Reed Samuel 12/28/1825 11/2/1876 Rebecca Jones - 1849; Leah Horner - 1864
Reed Sarah 12/26/1796 11/26/1860
Rook Clayton 1878 1933 lastest known burial
Rook unknown illegible
Saxton Ester V 1875 1887 David & A
Snyder infant 8/0/1895 M/M Ed obit
Wible Frederick 1819 1871
Wible Julia abt 1878 2/9/1901 Jacob Wible obit
Wible Louisa Mariah 1848 7/30/1870


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