Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Indiana: Huntington County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Solomon Reish Sr. b.1811 son of Peter & Susanna Reish
Posted by: Michael DeLorenzo (ID *****7506) Date: November 23, 2004 at 17:28:18
In Reply to: Emanuel Reish b.1833 son of Solomon & Lydia (Stees) Reish by Michael DeLorenzo of 409

Not my family line, just sharing.

The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 688, Salem Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"SOLOMON REISH Sr., is the son of PETER and SUSANNA REISH. His father was born on the high sea while his parents were coming from England to America; his mother was a Pennsylvania German, and SOLOMON was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, January 4, 1811. January 8, 1832, he married LYDIA STEES, born March 17, 1811, and daughter of DAVID and SUSAN (KLINE) STEES, and to his union with her were seven children born - EMANUEL, October 8, 1832; CHARLES, May 17, 1835; SOLOMON, January 16, 1838 (deceased); SAMUEL, March 16, 1840 (deceased); SUSAN E.; JOHN S., December 15, 1847, and ELVINA A., January 17, 1851. In 1844, MR. REISH moved to Ohio, lived on rented land seven years, and in 1851 moved to Huntington County, Indiana, where he kept hotel until 1853, and then came to White County, where he bought a farm on the banks of the Tippecanoe River, and resided seventeen years. He then sold and came to Indian Creek Township, this county, where he engaged in saw and grist milling for three years, and then came to Francesville, bought a house and lot, which he subsequently traded for forty acres in same town, built the house in which he now lives, and is now doing general farming. His family are all members of the Free-Will Baptist Church."

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network