Family: William REID/Rachel Amelia WARD (F967)

m. 29 Aug 1865


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  • Father | Male
    William REID

    Born  1844  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  11 Jul 1911  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried      Sealed P (LDS)     
    Married  29 Aug 1865  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed S (LDS)     
    Divorced  1892  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Adam REID | F1070 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Unknown UNKNOWN | F1070 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Rachel Amelia WARD

    Born  8 Jan 1841  Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  24 Feb 1924  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried      Sealed P (LDS)     
    Father  James WARD | F64 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth KING | F64 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    William Edgar REID

    Born  7 Dec 1869  Sackville, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  9 Dec 1946  Kalamazoo, Michegan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried      Sealed P (LDS)     
    Spouse  Honora BURNS | F1955 
    Married      Sealed S (LDS)     

    Child 2 | Female
    Elizabeth Amelia REID

    Born  25 Mar 1876  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  5 Jun 1954  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried      Sealed P (LDS)     
    Spouse  Angus McDonald MORTON | F1069 
    Married  25 Sep 1900  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed S (LDS)     

  • Notes  Married:
    • Presbyterian Witness: WARD Amelia married 29 Aug William REID, by Rev. Dr. Pryor, at Bedford. P.W. Sat 2 Sep 1865, Vol. XVIII No. 35, p. 280
      Halifax Citizen, Saturday, September 2, 1865
      At Bedford, on the 29th inst, by the Rev Dr Pryor,
      Mr Wm Reid, to Miss Amelia Ward. No cards.

    Divorced:
    • A fundamentalist Baptist, Rachel Amelia (Ward) Reid divorced William Reid because he liked other women and Scotch whiskey. It was one of the first divorces granted in Nova Scotia.