Perry Wilmer Reed

Perry Wilmer Reed
birth: 7 September 1885 in Logansport, Indiana to Francis Harvey “Frank” Reed and Florence Elizabeth McKee
death: 4 October 1938 in Pensacola, Florida
burial: St. John’s Cemetery Pensacola, Florida

marriage: 31 October 1907 in Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Mary LeSourd
birth: 23 March 1889 in Sleeth, Indiana to Levi Curtis LeSourd and Rachel Anna Sleeth
death: 28 May 1978 in Jacksonville, Florida
burial: Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida

Children of Mary LeSourd and Perry Wilmer Reed:

  • Wilmer LeSueur Reed (1908-1909)
  • Mary Elizabeth Reed (1909-1967)
  • Robert Richard Reed (1813-1998) Dorothy Bauman
  • Martha Shideler Reed (adopted) (1916-1980) Arden Packard

Ancestor here lived in:

  • Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
  • Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana

Other Locations where Ancestor lived:

  • Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
  • Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Nitro, Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida

Additional information about person:
Rear Commodore, Pensacola (FL) Yacht Club
Composer-songwriter of hymns and popular tunes
Wrote songs “In a Florida Houseboat,” “Swinging Along,” and “Down Pensacola Way”
Served as Secretary of the Pensacola Rotary Club
Secretary-Manager of Pensacola Chamber of Commerce

Submitted by:
Karen Packard Rhodes


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