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Otis Amzire REED

Male 1883 - 1963  (80 years)


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  • Name Otis Amzire REED 
    Born 5 Jun 1883  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 552-20-0176 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Aug 1963  Fresno County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The compiler does not know whether the Otis A. REED who is described in these notes is the same person who was married to Mrs. Jean (REED) before she married Colonel Andrew STARNS on December 7, 1939. The information presented in these notes is intended to stimulate further research.

      (2) Otis A. REED is listed in a household headed by his father, Jack REED, in the 1900 census of Precinct 2, Hill County, TX.

      According to the 1900 census, Otis A. was born in June 1883 and was then 16 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      (3) A household headed by Otis A. REED is listed in the 1910 Census of Legansville, Curry County, NM.

      Otis A. is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1885. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 7 years.

      Listed with Otis A. is his wife, Nola, who was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1881. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TX, her father was born in TX, and her mother was born in MO. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 7 years, and had theretofore given birth to four children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Otis A. is his daughter, Lola, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1904. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TX, her father was born in TN, and her mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otis A. is his son, Olin, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1906. According to the 1910 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otis A. is his daughter, Roma, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1907. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TX , her father was born in TN, and her mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otis A. is his son, Marion, who was then 9 months old; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1909. According to the 1910 census, he was born in NM, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX.

      (4) World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002:

      Name: Otis Amzire Reed
      City: Not Stated [Ringling is stated in the image]
      County: Jefferson
      State: Oklahoma
      Birth Date: 05 Jun 1883
      Race: White
      Roll: 1851783
      Draft Board: 0
      Age: View Image [35]
      Occupation: View Image [self-employed cafe merchant]
      Nearest Relative: View Image [Mrs. Tinzie [?] Reed]
      Registration Place: View Image [Waurika, OK]
      Height: View Image [medium]
      Build: View Image [medium]
      Color of Eyes: View Image [grey]
      Color of Hair: View Image [black]
      Signature: View Image [/s/ Otis Amzire Reed]

      (5) A household headed by Otas A. REED is listed in the 1920 Census of Ringling, Jefferson County, OK.

      Otas A. is listed in the 1920 census as a restaurant operator who was then 36 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1884. According to the 1920 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with Otas A. is his wife, Tinize[?], a restaurant operator who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1887. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TX, and both of her parents were born in TX.

      Also listed with Otas A. is his daughter, Lola, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1904. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TX, her father was born in TN, and her mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otas A. is his son, Olen, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1906. According to the 1920 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otas A. is his daughter, Roma, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1908. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TX , her father was born in TN, and her mother was born in TX.

      Also listed with Otas A. is his son, Marion, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1910. According to the 1920 census, he was born in NM, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX.

      (6) A household headed by Otis A. REED is listed in the 1930 Census of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK.

      Otis A. is listed in the 1930 census as a butcher who was then 46 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1884. According to the 1930 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN. According to the 1930 census, he was 19 years of age at the time of his first marriage.

      Listed with Otis A. is his wife, Norma G., who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1893. According to the 1930 census, she was born in TX, and both of her parents were born in MS. According to the 1930 census, she was 19 years of age at the time of her first marriage. [Note by compiler: The compiler does not know whether this Norma G. (REED) is the same person as the Mrs. Norma Jean (REED) who married Colonel Andrew STARNS on December 7, 1939.]

      Also listed with Otis A. is his son, Marion O., a married truck driver who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1908. According to the 1930 census, he was born in Mexico (but was an American citizen), his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX. [Note by compiler; Marion O.'s wife is not listed with him in the 1930 census.]

      Also listed with Otis A. is his son, O. A., who was then 1-9/12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1928. According to the 1930 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in TX.

      (7) California Death Index, 1940-1997 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000:

      Name: REED, OTIS A
      Social Security #: 552-20-0176
      Sex: MALE
      Birth Date: 5 Jun 1883
      Birthplace: TENNESSEE
      Death Date: 6 Aug 1963
      Death Place: FRESNO
      Mother's Maiden Name:
      Father's Surname:
    Person ID I2775  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Family 1 Norma Jean (REED),   b. Abt 1892, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Jan 1941  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married Bef 3 Apr 1930  OK? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK, October 11, 1938, p. 2:

      Public Records . . .

      DIVORCE PETITIONS . . .

      Norman [sic] from O. A. Reed, alleging cruelty.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 16:19:23 
    Family ID F1911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nola (REED) 
    Married Abt 1903  TX? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roma REED,   b. Abt 1907, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Marion O. REED,   b. 5 Jul 1909, NM Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1992, Ringling, Jefferson County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Lola REED,   b. Abt 1904, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Olin REED,   b. Abt 1906, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 16:19:23 
    Family ID F4576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Tinize[?] (REED) 
    Married Bef 10 Jan 1920 
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 16:19:23 
    Family ID F4577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart