Family Group Sheet for the Solomon REESE/REES Family

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Husband: Solomon REES / REESE
Birthdate: 30 July 1811
Birthplace: Newberry County, South Carolina
Death date: 5 July 1850
Place of death: Missouri (on the banks of the Platt River)
Burial: Missouri
Father: John REES
Mother: Mary JOHNSON

Marriage date: 30 January 1833
Marriage place: Buncombe County, North Carolina

Wife: Matilda M. MURRAY
Birthdate: 26 October 1814
Birthplace: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Death date: 6 October 1848
Place of death: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Father: James MURRAY
Mother: Mary DUGAN
 

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Mary Elizabeth REESE
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 20 November 1833
Birthplace: Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death Date:  12 April 1889
Place of Death:  Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina
Burial:  Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina
Marriage date: 10 January 1856
Marriage place: Georgia
Spouse's name: Memry Tillman JUSTUS

Child No. 2: WiIlliam Pinkney REESE
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 5 December 1835
Birthplace: Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death date: 24 November 1922
Place of death: Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., North Carolina
Burial: Level Creek Cemetery, Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., North Carolina
Marriage date: 4 December 1856
Marriage place: Towns County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Mary Matilda STROUD

Child No. 3: Margaret Ann REESE
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 20 October 1837
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 22 December 1917
Place of death: Hayesville, North Carolina
Burial:  Hayesville Baptist Presbyterian Cemetery, Hayesvillle (just outside city) Clay Co., North Carolina
Marriage date:  23 June 1853
Marriage Place:  Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Spouse’s Name: Benjamin Franklin CASTLEBERRY

Child No. 4: Martha Lewisy REESE
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 23 April 1839
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 1917
Place of death: Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Burial: Level Creek Cemetery, Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Marriage date: 7 November 1871
Marriage place: Georgia?
Spouse's name: Joseph Rainey GASH

 
Child No. 5: Andrew Jackson REESE
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 2 April 1841
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 10 April 1884
Place of death: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Marriage date: 8 November 1866
Marraige place: Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Spouse's name: Nancy Fannie O'CONNER

Child No. 6: Susan Adaline REESE
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 6 January 1843
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 17 February 1917
Place of death: Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Burial: Level Creek Cemetery, Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Marriage date: 23 September 1860
Marriage place: Gwinnett County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Shadwick G. BROGDON

Child No. 7: Sarah Jane REESE
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 6 January 1847
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co.,Georgia
Death date: Before July 1856
Place of death: Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Burial: Georgia
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Never Married

Child No. 8: Thomas Benton REESE
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 6 February 1847
Birthplace: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 1 May 1882
Place of death: Adrian, Bates Co., Missouri
Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Adrian, Bates Co., Missouri
Marriage date: 28 December 1873
Marriage place: Missouri
Spouse's name: Gertrude Elizabeth STOLP
 

Documentation:
Research and records of John Burnett of Kingsville, Texas.
Research of Mr. Donald E. O'Rourke, Sr. of Gallipolis, Ohio.  Tombstone
Records of Level Creek Cemetery, Suwanee, Gwinnett Co., Georgia.  Georgia
Death Certificates.  Solomon Reese was a carpenter and miner in Dahlonega, Georgia.
After the death of his wife, he placed his children with relatives and headed to the
goldfields of California.  He died en route along the banks of the Platt River in Missouri.
The family were Methodists.  A cousin, James Reese, who was a Methodist minister
wrote in his autobiography that Solomon was described being of noble disposition and even tempered.
Solomon Rees and his wife have many descendants in Georgia.   The family name was spelled Rees by earlier generations.