Reed family.

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The Reed family settled in Buncombe County, N.C., before 1789. Notable Reed family members include Joseph Reed (1827-1884), a captain in the Confederate States of America Army during the Civil War, who married Catherine Harrison Miller Reed. Joseph's son, Marcus Lafayette Reed (1851-1938), also known as Mark L. Reed and M. L. Reed, was a member of the North Carolina State Legislature, and was chair of the Board of County Commissioners for Buncombe County. His son, Mark L. Reed (1902-1944), was a prominent businessman and aviator in Asheville, N.C. His son, Mark L. Reed (1935- ), was a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1963-2000, and a prominent William Wordsworth scholar.

From the description of Reed family of Buncombe County, N.C., papers, 1816-1996. WorldCat record id: 61522733

Residents of Dortchester County, S.C.

From the description of Reed family papers, 1855-1953. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37663786

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creatorOf Reed family. Reed family of Buncombe County, N.C., papers, 1816-1996. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Reed family. Reed family papers, 1855-1953. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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associatedWith Council of National Defense. Women's Division corporateBody
correspondedWith Dimock, Henry F., Mrs. person
associatedWith Fisher, Samuel J. person
correspondedWith Gonzales, Ambrose Elliott, 1857-1926 person
associatedWith Harrison family. family
associatedWith Kitchen family. family
correspondedWith Legare, George Swinton, 1870-1913 person
associatedWith McBrayer family. family
associatedWith Murphy family. family
associatedWith National Song Society of America corporateBody
correspondedWith Newman, Charles Carter, 1874- person
associatedWith Reed, Edith Alicia Murphy. person
correspondedWith Reed, Elinor Murry person
associatedWith Reed, James Otey Reed, 1846-1922. person
associatedWith Reed, Joseph, 1827-1884. person
associatedWith Reed, Joseph Lucius, b. 1893. person
associatedWith Reed, Marcus Lafayette, 1851-1938. person
associatedWith Reed, Mark L. person
associatedWith Reed, Mark L., 1902-1944. person
associatedWith Sale family. family
associatedWith United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Carolina
Buncombe County (N.C.)
South Carolina--Dortchester County
Peekskill (N.Y.)
Saint George (S.C.)
United States
Asheville (N.C.)
Dortchester County (S.C.)
Columbia (S.C.)
Women teachers
World War, 1914-1918
Associations, institutions, etc
Families--Social life and customs
Air pilots
Women--Societies and clubs


Active 1855

Active 1953

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