Moses Reeder1

#37599, b. 30 November 1817, d. 27 May 1899

With thanks to Jim Mills.

Individual's Timeline

Christening30 November 1817Moses Reeder1
Marr RegJune 1843Moses Reeder
Probate1855William Reeder
Marriage of Son18 October 1871Moses March Reeder2,3
Death27 May 1899Moses Reeder

Primary events

  • Christening: Moses Reeder was christened on 30 November 1817 in St Margaret's, Kirstead, Norfolk, England.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Moses and Charlotte Giles was registered in the quarter ended June 1843 in the Loddon registration district. I thought this couple were Uncle and niece, but then found that Charlotte was the daughter of Ebenezer's first wife and was therefore only a step relation to Moses.
  • (executor) Probate: Moses Reeder was (one of) the executor(s) of William Reeder's estate in 1855.
  • Marriage of Son: His child Moses March Reeder was married on 18 October 1871 in Paris, Brant, Ontario, Canada.2,3
  • Death: Moses died on 27 May 1899 in Canada, Death date - From photo of headstone forwarded by a fellow researcher (Aged 81 years, 5 months and 27 days, worked back from recorded birth date).
  • Burial: He was buried in Birtle, Manitoba, Canada.4

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Moses was a farmer of 64 acres in 1851 and a farm bailiff in 1861.
  • Religion: Moses was of the Baptist faith.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Emigrated to Canada in 1863. In 1871 census of East Brantford Ontario there is a Moses REEDER who was born c 1819. This man was in Marquette Manitoba in 1891. LATER NOTE - confirmed from a fellow researcher who is working on Moses' direct descendents. JM says Moses migrated to Canada c 1861. Wife and children as well.5

Children of Moses Reeder and Charlotte Giles


  1. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Kirstead
    Church     St Margaret
    RegisterNumber     45
    BaptismDate     30 Nov 1817
    Forename     Moses
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Hannah
    FatherSurname     REEDER
    MotherSurname     CULLEN
    FatherOccupation     Farmer
    FileNumber     6672.
  2. Jim Mills, "Jim Mills email," e-mail from e-mail address, various, Jim sent a photograph of Moses and Hephzibah's headstone.
  3. Jim Mills, "Jim Mills email," e-mail from e-mail address, various, Jim sent a copy of the marriage certificate.
  4. Jim Mills, "Jim Mills email," e-mail from e-mail address, various.
  5. Research opportunities unknown file number, look up reeders in canada census.