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  • ID: I34
  • RIN: MH:I34
  • _UID: 4AB2D913-EC98-47DB-9787-1B33B48D3CCF
  • Name: Maria K Reed
  • Given Name: Maria K
  • Surname: Reed
  • Sex: F
  • Birth:
  • _UID: 57EFA2B7-869D-497B-9C71-ED9DB56FE8F4
  • RIN: MH:IF76 24 OCT 1830 in NY 1 2 3
  • Death:
  • _UID: B000B257-1F62-4A48-B6A0-FD241469D961
  • RIN: MH:IF77 21 FEB 1903 in Forest City, Potter, SD 4
  • Burial:
  • _UID: 05ED2892-9AAD-40B3-9C72-1234B6A563CE
  • RIN: MH:IF78 Okobojo Cem, Okobojo, Sully, SD
  • Census:
  • _UID: 1FCA35E6-5FD1-4F94-941A-03FB05B52815
  • RIN: MH:IF79 1880 Excelsior, Sauk, WI 5 6 7 8 9
  • Note:
    In 1880 per Census lived in Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin
    1870 Sauk Co. WI census:
    Maria, age 40, keeping house

    Reedsburg, WI newspaper obituary provided 9/00 by Jane Kolar:
    Mrs. Maria Douglas died at Forest City, S. D., of pneumonia, Feb. 21, 1903. She was born in St. Lawrence county, N. Y., in 1831 where she was married to Alexis Douglas in 1852. In 1859 they came to Reedeburg, making their home in this vicinity until 1882. They then moved to Sully county, Dakota. Mr. Donglas died soon after. Two children survive both living in Forest City. Two sisters are still living, Mrs. Mosher of North Dakota and Mrs. S. Knowles of Reedsburg. Also two brothers survive, D. T. Reed of Forest Gity, S. D., and Wm. Reed of the town of Excelsior.

    Potter County NewsObituary
    Douglas -Feb. 21 1903 at 7 a. m. of pueumonia, Mrs Maria Douglas of Forest City, So. Dak., in her 73rd year.
    The deceased was born in 1831in St Lawrence county New York, where she was married to Mr Alexis Douglas in 1852. Seven years later they moved to Reedsburg, Wis, thence coming to the vicinity of Lewiston, Sully Co.,S. D. in 1862, where they settled on a homestead, having been preceded by their only daughter, Mrs. H. E. Gates, and her husband. Shortly after coming to Lewiston Mr. Douglas died, since which time Mrs Douglas has made her home with her daughter, who came to Forest City in 1899.
    She leaves two children to mourn her loss, viz.: besides Mrs. Gates,
    Mr.Chas. E. Douglas, also of Forest City , and two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Mosher of North Dakota, Mrs. Knowles and Wm Reed of Reedsburg, Wis. and
    D. T. Reed of Forest City.
    Mrs. Douglas had been in feeble for about a year and took pneumonia a week before she died. Her end was calm and peaceful and expressive of a readiness to depart.
    The funeral service was held at the home of her daughter, on Sunday morning, conducted by Rev. Arnold of Gettysburg, and the remains were taken to Okoix>jo for a interment beside those of her husband.

    Card of Thanks
    We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors who so kindly extended their help and sympathy at the time of the late sickness and death of our mother and sister.
    Mr. AND Mrs. H. E. Gates
    Mr. AND Mrs. C. E. Douglas
    D. T. Reed
    Obituary lists marriage location

    Married 48 years in 1900 per census.

    Marriage 1 Alexis Douglas b: 4 JAN 1826 in St Lawrence, New York, United States
    • Married: 1852 in St Lawrence, NY 10
    1. Has No Children Florence Douglas b: BEF 1862
    2. Has No Children Frances Lillian Douglas b: 28 SEP 1862 in Abelmans, Sauk, WI
    3. Has No Children Charles Edgar Douglas b: 5 JUN 1869 in WI
    4. Has No Children Douglas

    1. Text: Okobojo Cemetery, Sully County, SD
    2. Note: 1900 Potter County, SD
    3. Page: FHL Film 1255446; National Archives Film T9-1446; Page 79B

    4. Date: 26 FEB 1903
      Note: 1.

      Title: Douglas, Maria Obituary
      Subjects: Douglas, Maria
      Publication: Reedsburg Free Press
      Date: 26 FEB 1903
      Page Number: 2


      Title: Douglas, Maria Obituary
      Subjects: Douglas, Maria
      Publication: Reedsburg Free Press
      Date: 19 MAR 1903
      Page Number: 1
      Text: Word is just received of the death of Mrs. Maria Douglas, who for may years lived in the Buckeye settlement. She was a sister of W. H. Reed and lived in recent year in Fuller City, S.D. (actual Forest City)
    5. Page: FHL Film 1255446; National Archives Film T9-1446; Page 79B
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States CensusCensus Place: Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinSource: FHL Film 1255446; National Archives Film T9-1446; Page 79BHousehold:Rel Sex Marr Race Age BirthplaceAlex DOUGLASSelf Male M W 54 NYOcc: Farmer Fa: VT Mo: VTMaria DOUGLASWife Female M W 49 NYOcc: Keeping House Fa: VT Mo: NYFrances DOUGLASDau Female S W 17 WIOcc: Servant Fa: NY Mo: NYCharls DOUGLASSon Male S W 12 WIOcc: At School Fa: NY Mo: NY
    6. Page: Series: M593 Roll: 1739 Page: 66
      Note: Excelsior
    7. Page: South Dakota, Potter County, Page 177
      Note: Forest City; with dau, Frances & her husband Harvey Gates
    8. Page: New York, ST LAWRENCE, Roll 590 Book 1, Page 74a
      Note: With the Joel Dike family in the town of Stockholm on 28th of Aug, 1850
    9. Page: Series: M653 Roll: 1429 Page: 549
      Note: farm between George Douglas and where Wm. Reed worked
    10. Page: Maria's in Forest City News
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