Family History of Enoch C. Reed ( 1859-1914 ) and Mary Carrie ( West ) Reed ( 1878-1904).
Enoch C. Reed ( 1859-1914 ) was the son of Issac and Susan ( Yocum ) Reed . Enoch
was named after his grandfather Enoch Reed . Enoch's father Issac Reed ( 1838-1863) was killed in the Civil War . Enoch C.
was born in Franklin County ,Alabama . As a young man he meet and married Alice Butter Reed of Franklin County, Alabama .
There were no children of this marriage . Little is know about when Alice Reed died or where she is buried . His second marriage
was to Mary Carrie ( West ) Reed ( 1878-1904) .
Enoch C. Reed was buried in Barling , Ark. We know the family lived several places
during their marriage . Enoch C. and Mary Carrie had six children together before Mary Carrie died in 1904 .
" The Children of Enoch C. and Mary Carrie ( West ) Reed ".
1. Belle Reed , Born; Nov. 19 , 1894 in Yell County , Ark . Belle Reed is
buried in the Nooner Cemetery in Yell County , Arkansas , according to family history . There is no marker to tell
us the date of her death.
2. Alex John Reed ( 1896-1992 ) born; Sept. 27,1896 Riley Creek
, Yell County , Ark. and died Jan 16, 1992 . Alex John was 95 yrs old when he passed away . Alex John meet and
married Ethel J. ( Laster ) Reed ( 1904-1986 ) . Ethel J. ( Laster ) Reed was born 17 November 1904 in Riley
Creek , Yell County , Ar. , and she died 25 Oct. 1986 in Brea , Calif. They had two children together that are living
. Alex John was buried in Memorial Garden Park , Brea , Calif.
3. James Blawn Reed ( 1898-1934 ) was born ; Mar 28, 1898 at Riley
Creek , Yell County , Arkansas. Blain lived a short life was 36 yrs when he died . He died ; April 15 ,1934 and is buried
in the Riley Creek , Cemetery , Yell County , Arkansas . James Blawn married Chessie ( Chet ) Arnold 09
August 1919 in Yell County , Arkansas . Chessie was the daughter of Dan Arnold and Mary ( Ivey ) Arnold . She was born 23
March 1904 in Yell County , Arkansas and died 21 August 1983 in Newhall , Los Angles Co. Ca. James Blawn served as a
Sgt. ,10 th Field Artillery , in WW1 . There was one child of this marriage , Audry Marie ( Reed ) Good born; 1921 in
Yell County , Arkansas and died 19 September 2003 in Califorinia .
#4 . David Enoch Reed Sr ( 1901-1989 ) was born 14 September 1901 . He married #1 unknown
. He married #2. Bertha Geiger 05 May 1918 in Yell County , Arkansas . She was born 1904 in Arkansas and died in 1924
. Bertha ( Geiger ) Reed is buried in Riley Creek Cemetery , Yell County , Arkansas . Children David Enoch had with # 1. unknown
, #1 . a girl living . #2 . David Enoch Reed Jr. born 03 February 1932 is deceased and buried in New Hope Cemetery
, LeFlore Co. Oklahoma . The children of David Enoch and Bertha Geiger were #1. Elsie Gladys Reed b. 10 October
1920 . #2. Dorothy Reed born b/d 15 August 1922 in Yell County , Arkansas . #3. A son b/d in 1923 . Both babies were
buried in Riley Creek Cemetery , Yell County , Arkansas. David Enoch died 3 December 1989 .
# 5. Ruby Reed ( 1903-1986 ) was born Sept 11, 1903 and died ;July 13 ,1986
. Ruby meet and married Scott Oliver Sims ( 1902-1988 ) of Ola ,Yell County , Arkansas . They were married on November
15, 1922 in Arkansas . They had three children together there are two still living .Their son Vernon
L. Sims ( 1926-1989) was married to Mary Jean Broadstock , August 20 ,1950 . Ruby
and her husband Scott Oliver Sims are are both buried in the Nooner Cemetery , Yell County , Arkansas.
# 6 . Ethel C. Reed ( 1904-2000 ) was born ; Novenber 9,
1904 and died April 16 , 2000 . Ethel was married to Jessie C. Martindale Sr.
The children of Ethel C and Jessie C. Martindale Sr. were ..
1. Opal F. [ Martindale] Bowman , Born ,03 June 1920 , died 06 Feb.1995 .
2.Jessie C. Martindale JR. , Born ,27th Aug 1927 and died 01 Jan, 2000.
3.J.D. Martindale , born, 13 Sept.1929 and died, 02 July 1966.
4. Mary E.L. [Martindale] Private .
5. Bobby C. Martindale , born 20 Jan 1935 died 08 July 1961.
Enoch C. Reed ( 1859-1914) and wife # 3 , Mary E. ( Jones) Reed ( 1882-1923).
" Children of Enoch C. and Mary E. Reed "
1. Stella Etta Reed ( Dec. 30, 1910-Nov. 1964 ) Stella married a Mr. Hale .
2. Carl Andrew Reed , ( 1912-2000 ) . Carl Andrew was born ; 16 December 1912 in
Paris , Arkansas . In his last years was living in Poteau , Okla. He married Floy Jean ( Stone ) Reed on Feb. 2, 1945 in Alamagorda
N. M. Carl Andrew died 9 Oct. 2000 in Poteau, Oklahoma. Carl Andrew was a veteran of WW11. He served his country as a Master
Sergeant in the Army Air Force . Carl Andrew was a life member of the DVA . His funeral was held at Calvary Assembly
of God in Poteau , Okla. . Carl Andrew Reed died 9 Oct. 2000 and is buried in th U.S. National Cemetery in Ft Sm.
Arkansas . Carl Andrew and Floy Jean ( Stone ) had five children together . They lost one son : Michael Lee Reed ( 1951-2001)
born 10 Oct. 1951 and died 05 July 2001 . Michael worked for Whirlpool for 29 yrs. and he was a member of the Masonic Lodge
. Michael Lee's funeral was held at Calvery Assembly of God in Poteau , Okla. He is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park , Arkoma
3. Elvie Lee Reed , ( 1908-1923 ) . Elvie was unmarried . Burial was in Barnhill
S.E. Cem. Paris , Logan County , Arkansas .