Birth: 1805, Virginia, USA
Father: Stephen Reed (Reid, Ried)*
Mother: Elizabeth Dennison *
- Married William DeBarr on 19 Aug 1822 at Harrison Co., West Virginia, USA
- Child 1: Sarah C. DeBarr <1838> - 21 Oct 1866 m. Fielding Reed
Notes: The History of West Virginia, Old and New
Published 1923, The American Historical Society, Inc., Chicago and New York, Volume III,pg. 4 16-417
HANNON REED has been successfully identified with farm enterprise and coal operations in hi s native state, and is
now one of the substantial and popular citizens of Martinsburg, Berkeley County.
Mr. Reed was born in the Village of Romines Mills, Harrison County, West Virginia, and on a p ioneer farm in
the same county his father, Fielding Reed, was born February 19, 1832, a son of Minor Reed, s upposedly a native of
Virginia and for many years numbered among the prosperous farmers of Harrison County. Late i n life he removed
to Ohio, where he continued to reside until his death, his wife, whose family name was White , having died in Harrison County, West Virginia.
Fielding Reed was reared on the old home farm, and after his marriage he resided for some tim e at Romines Mills.
He next engaged in farm enterprise in that county, and later purchased a farm in Lewis County , where he remained
about five years, at the expiration of which he returned to Harrison County and purchased a f arm on Elk Creek.
There he continued his successful activities as an agriculturist and stock-grower for many ye ars and there he died at
the venerable age of eighty-two years, as one of the honored native sons of the county. He be came extensively
engaged also in the buying and shipping of live stock which he consigned to the markets in Ph iladelphia and
Baltimore. His wife, whose maiden name was Sarah Debar was born in Upshur County, a daughte r of William and
Nancy (Reed) Debar, the latter of whom was a daughter of Stephen Reed, a Virginia farmer. Mrs . Sarah (Debar)
Reed died when comparatively a young woman and left four small children: Hannon, Nancy, Linc oln and Ida.
Nancy became the wife of William Miles and is now deceased; and Ida married Stephen Stewart . For his second
wife Fielding Reed married Mary Boyer, who died January 9, 1922, at Clarksburg, West Virginia . Of this union were
born four children: Florence, Watt, Minnie and Mary. Florence is the wife of Robert Stewart ; Minnie is the wife
of Holden Stewart; and Mary is the wife of John Cummings.
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