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Pauline Louise REED

Female 1912 - 1995  (83 years)


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  • Name Pauline Louise REED 
    Born 14 Feb 1912  Muskogee County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Social Security No. 443-36-8199 
    Died 18 Jul 1995  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wetumka Cemetery, Wetumka, Hughes County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Pauline Louise REED was the mother of U. S. Senator Elizabeth Ann WARREN (née HERRING).

      (2) Twila Barnes, "Thoughts from Polly's Granddaughter" <http://www.pollysgranddaughter.com/p/elizabeth-warren-information.htm l>:

      Pauline Louise Reed: born 14 Feb 1912 in Hughes County, Oklahoma; died 19 [?] Jul 1995 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

      (3) Paulin REED is listed in a household headed by her father, H. G. REED, in the 1920 census of Hickory Ridge Township, Okfuskee County, OK. [The surname of each member of this household is erroneously listed as BUD in the index to the 1920 census.]

      (4) Pauline REED is listed in a household headed by her father, Hary G. REED, in the 1930 census of Ward 4, Wetumka, Hughes County, OK.

      Pauline is listed in the 1930 census as a person who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1912. According to the 1930 census, she was born in OK, her father was born in IL, and her mother was born in MO. Also, her race is listed as white in the 1930 census.

      (5) Pauline HERRING is listed in a household headed by her husband, Don HERRING, in the 1940 census of Wetumka Township, Hughes County, OK.

      Pauline is listed in the 1940 census as a person who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, she was born in about 1912. According to the 1940 census, she was born in OK. According to the 1940 census, her residence as of April 1, 1935 was Wetumka, Hughes County, OK. Also, her race is listed as white in the 1940 census.

      (6) When Pauline Louise (REED) HERRING (mother of U. S. Senator Elizabeth Ann WARREN (née HERRING)) died in 1995 at the age of 83, Sen. Warren was listed as the "informant" on the OK death certificate that identified Pauline as White. Line 14 of the death certificate allowed the informant to specify the race of the decedent. Presented with the option of selecting "American Indian," "Black," or "White," Sen. Warren chose to identify Pauline's race as White.

      (7) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Pauline R. Herring
      SSN: 443-36-8199
      Last Residence: 73162 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA
      Born: 14 Feb 1912
      Died: 18 Jul 1995
      State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (1953-1954)

      (8) www.findagrave.com:

      Pauline Reed Herring
      Birth: Feb. 14, 1912
      Death: Jul. 18, 1995

      Mother of Massachusetts U. S. Senator Elizabeth Warren.

      HERRING Pauline Louise, 83, of OKC, passed away July 18, 1995, at Mercy Health Center.

      She was born in Muskogee, Ok. Feb. 14, 1912, to Harry G. & Bethania Reed. She married Donald J. Herring and settled in Oklahoma City where she spent most of her life.

      To this union three sons were born, Don Reed, John Hayne, and David Lee, and a daughter, Elizabeth Warren. She was an active member of the Methodist Church and spent her time as a homemaker.

      She is survived by husband, Donald, of the home; 4 children, 9 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren; also a sister, Bess Veneck.

      Services will be held Thursday, July 20, at May Avenue United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be held Friday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m. at Wetumka Cemetery.

      Family links: Parents: Harry Gunn Reed (1872 - 1956), Bethania Elvina Crawford Reed (1875 - 1969); Spouse: Donald J. Herring (1911 - 1997); Siblings: Harry Dexter Reed (1898 - 1918), Travis B. Reed (1900 - 1969), Alice Reed Carnes (1906 - 1990), Pauline Reed Herring (1912 - 1995)

      Burial: Wetumka Cemetery, Wetumka, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA

      Created by: Danny Chancellor
      Record added: Feb 20, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 65926180
    Person ID I41122  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 

    Father Harry Gunn REED,   b. 1 Oct 1872, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1956, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bethania Elvina CRAWFORD,   b. 29 Oct 1875, Laclede County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1969, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jun 1893  Sebastian County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F17626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Donald Jones HERRING,   b. 5 Nov 1911, Wetumka, Hughes County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1997, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1932  Hughes County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 10:22:37 
    Family ID F17623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011: Name: Harry G Reed Gender: Male Age: 20 Birth Year: abt 1873 Residence: Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas Spouse's Name: Hannie E Crawford Spouse's Gender: Female Spouse's Age: 17 Spouse's Residence: Indian Territory Marriage Date: 2 Jun 1893 Marriage License Date: 2 Jun 1893 Marriage County: Sebastian Event Type: Marriage FHL Film Number: 1034043.