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Subject: FYI: Mabel Bridge's "Cynthia Reel" notes
Date: 13 Aug 2002 14:00:44 -0600


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Surnames: Reel, Rector, Argyle
Classification: Biography

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During her retirement, Mabel Bridges (4/6/1891 - 4/18/1976), using a card file, gathered notes on the earliest Fremont county pioneers. I'm copying the following from Mabel's notes.

1.--1844: Hiram Reel, born 1844 in Atchison county, Missouri. Parent located in McKissick's Grove in 1845; father and a brother drowned at Argyle's Ferry while crossing in an overloaded boat.......Cynthia Reel's husband and son drowned at Argyle's Ferry.--1881 Fremont County History, pp. 722.

2.--1850 Federal Census, Fremont county, IOwa

Cynthia Reel.....39.....b.Tenn
Nancy...............15........Ind.
Joseph..............13........Ind
Henry................12........Ind
Hiram................7..........MO
Martha...............4..........Iowa

3.--1852: Fremont county census, "Madison township"

C.A. Reel.....3m....3f

4.--1853: William Rector and Cynthia L. Reel were married Jan. 12, 1853, by William P. Mann.--Atchison Co., MO., Marriage Book "A", page 47.




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