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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > Martin Reis


Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com

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MARTIN REIS was born in Ahrang, Prussia, in 1804, and came to Portland in 1839. He married Miss Mary AHART, the children of this marriage being: Elizabeth, wife of George SHELHAMMER, living in Geneseo, Henry county; Adam, who married Miss Lora BROOKS, and lives in Henry county; Herman, who married Miss Ellen H. BESSOR, and lives in Portland; Hattie, wife of H. P. BLAISDELL, living in Portland; Ella M., wife of Alonzo F. OCOBOCK, living in Henry county; and Martin, and Franklin, both of whom live in Portland. Mr. REIS died in 1874.

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