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David Edwin REID

David Edwin REID

Male 1876 - 1964  (87 years)

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  • Name David Edwin REID 
    Born 7 Dec 1876  Bidwell Dairy, Chico, Butte, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Education Healds College, San Francisco 
    Health Developed throat cancer, probably secondary to his smoking, and took radiation treatments for that in Portland. Later they injected radioactive pellets in the area. The cancer did remiss for awhile, but then he developed emphysema and had what appeared to be a series of strokes. The last two years of his life were spent in the Lebanon Hospital convalescent wing where he died 23 Feb 1964.  [6
    History Obituary - Chico Enterprise Record; Monday, 24 Feb 1964.
    David Edwin Reid, 87, former long-time Chico almond rancher, died Sunday in Lebanon, Oregon. Mr. Reid was born Dec. 7, 1876 to David and Lamira Lilly Reid at the old Bidwell Dairy west of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks.
    He was one of 11 children, all of whom preceded him in death.
    His father, born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in 1832, came to San Francisco via the Isthmus and from there went by horseback through Northern California and on into Idaho. There he met and married Lamira Lilly, who was born in Ithaca, N.Y., Oct. 8, 1847, and journeyed with her family to Idaho before the Civil War by wagon train.
    They came to Chico in 1868 and very soon moved to the Bidwell Dairy which they operated for the next 18 years. Mr. Reid attended the Woodman Academy at West Fifth and Chestnut Streets and later Healds College in San Francisco. The Reids were members of the Presbyterian Church with their pew being adjacent to General Bidwell’s when the old church was at Fourth and Broadway.
    Mr. Reid worked several years for John Crouch, one of the large ranchers south of Chico.
    In 1895 he entered drayage work in San Francisco and was operating his own express business there during the 1906 earthquake and fire. This work thrust him in the center of police, fire and rescue work during the devastating period immediately after the quake.
    In 1906 he married Gwendolyn Rogers, a King City area school teacher who preceded him in death in 1939. In 1908, they moved to Chico to make their home.
    He worked for the Diamond Match Company and was seriously injured in the main powerhouse explosion in 1910 that took the life of two others.
    Later he worked for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company until going full-time into almond ranching. The family home for many years was on Stanley Avenue with an orchard also on Hegan Lane.
    In recent years he had divided his time between his sons, Dr. Eugene B. Reid of Orinda and Dr. David E. Reid, Lebanon, Oregon. Other survivors are four grandchildren.
    Visitation will be held Tuesday evening at the Timmons-Van Hook Funeral Chapel and private graveside services will be held Wednesday in the Chico Cemetery with Dr. Daniel Wessler of the Bidwell Memorial Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be beside his wife in the family plot.  [6
    Occupation Drayage; Diamond Match Co.; Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 
    Religion Presbyterian 
    Died 23 Feb 1964  Lebanon, Linn, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Feb 1964  Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • about 200 yards west of the Reid Plot
    Person ID I28  Reid Family | David's side of the family
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2013 

    Father David William REID,   b. 28 Dec 1832, Murray Harbour North, Lot 63, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1911, Reid Farmhouse, Oasis, Monterey, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Lamira Lovina LILLIE,   b. 8 Aug 1847, Edwards, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1914, Reid Farmhouse, Oasis, Monterey, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1865  Idaho City, Idaho Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Reid, David W.-1832 Family & Home(~1890)
    Reid, David W.-1832 Family & Home(~1890)
    This picture was taken in 1890 and is the Reid Family home in Chico on Dayton Road, just below the railroad tracks.. They left the Bidwell dairy in ~1878 for a year and lived in this house, then returned to the Bidwell dairy. In 1887 they again left the dairy and lived in this house until ~1890 when they moved to Monterey County (San Lucas and Oasis).
    Reid, David W.-1832 Family (~1890)
    Reid, David W.-1832 Family (~1890)
    Back Row: David Edwin-1876, Alexander William-1869, Bertram McClure-1880, Alice Lovina-1868, David William Reid-1832, Mary Ann Lillie-1851 (Lamira’s younger sister), Barbara Ann-1867.
    Front Row: George Lillie Reid-1885, Lamira Lovina Lillie Reid-1847 (sitting in chair), Warren Irving-1883, Charles Cameron-1888 (Charles died in 1892 and this is the only known picture of him).
    Headstones
    Reid Monument KC Cemetery
    Reid Monument KC Cemetery
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Gwendolyn ROGERS,   b. 8 Aug 1884, Salinas, Monterey, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1939, Chico, Butte, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1906  Soquel, Santa Cruz, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. David Edwin REID, Jr., D.O.,   b. 19 Mar 1910, Chico, Butte, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1986, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, Benton, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Eugene (Gene) Bernhard REID, PhD.,   b. 11 Jan 1914, Chico, Butte, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 2012, Chateau III, Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Photos
    Reid, David E.-1876 & Rogers, Annie-1884 (10 Oct 1906-Wed)
    Reid, David E.-1876 & Rogers, Annie-1884 (10 Oct 1906-Wed)
    Taken on wedding day, 10 Oct 1906.
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Dec 1876 - Bidwell Dairy, Chico, Butte, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1906 - Soquel, Santa Cruz, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1964 - Lebanon, Linn, Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Feb 1964 - Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Reid, David Edwin-1876 (10 Oct 1906)
    Reid, David Edwin-1876 (10 Oct 1906)
    Taken on wedding day, 10 Oct 1906.

    Headstones
    Reid, David Edwin (Chico).jpg
    Reid, David Edwin (Chico).jpg
    Taken 4 Nov 2004 at Chico Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S235] United States Federal Census, Chico, Butte, California; Enumeration District #1, Pg. 67.

    2. [S237] United States Federal Census, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Enumeration District #92, Pg. 3A.

    3. [S238] United States Federal Census, Chico, Butte, California; Enumeration District #5, Pg. 22A.

    4. [S239] United States Federal Census, Chico, Butte, California; Enumeration District #6, Pg. 6B.

    5. [S240] United States Federal Census, Chico, Butte, California; Enumeration District #4-13, Pg. 1B.

    6. [S13] REIDS, ROGERS, and EUGENE B. REID, by Eugene Bernhard Reid (1914 - 2012), (Self-Published).