Solomon W. Reed

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Solomon W. Reed - DEATH ROLL Th funeral services of Dr. O. L....
DEATH ROLL Th funeral services of Dr. O. L. Nelson, Jill Bread street, who died at .' Tuesday night will be held from the resldeno at 1. 10 this afternoon. Dr. Nelson was a prominent lodgemaa of this city and tha scrvic will b Largely attended. In th death of Solomon W. Reed, hi family lost a be'ovetl liuihand and father, the church a devoted membr and the Grand Army of the Reubllc a loyal member. For th past three months h gradually declined in health snd on Saturday, April 17th be cloeed a busy life. He waa burled with the turners of war by Captain John Mat-thesre Post, O. A. R , sftsr a Under servlo l the horn of his church brethren, directed by Rev. Gibson, his pastor. Mr. Reed waa born Feb. S3. UM, m Lacenlng county. Pennsylvania. He omp'Md his course tn th local Mlhgh school and than took farther curee at Dickinson seminary Lutharan school. He followed lb profession of teaching for thirty-four years. When emerging Into manhood, he heard his country's call snd served three years and four months In the army. He saw much of the horrors of war at Gettysburg and Malvern Hill. He reselvad a sever wound at Malvern Hill, losing a portion of his right hand. After the close of the war he again took up his profession as teacher, also perfecting himse'f In th carpenter trade. In 1S"4 he removed to Allrghaney county, Pennsylvania, and there he married Miss Elizabeth M. Palmer. Later h removed to Iowa, and resided there until he removed to Springfield In 1V. One child was born of this Onion, Mia Laura Bell Reed, who few year ago married James Fairbanks of thla city, and passed awa.y December 14, IMS. Enid Okla,, the S, by he on killed tha that latter Enid The) did he state body hi Fannie reason that that March money street, On wife'a wife dead ter have lan

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 22 Apr 1909, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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  • Solomon W. Reed

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