NameAlice E. REED
Birth2 Feb 1853, Oswego County, New York326
Death12 Jul 1933, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois326 Age: 80
Burial14 Jul 1933, Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois326,1872
MotherHelen Adelia FRARY (1831-1908)
Birth29 Jan 1845, Rochester, Monroe County, New York327
Death31 May 1921, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois327 Age: 76
Burial3 Jun 1921, Catholic Section, Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois327,740
OccupationLivestock Dealer, Stock Broker
FatherAndrew RYDER Sr. (~1813-)
Marriageabt 1869, probably Cook County, Illinois1759
ChildrenWilliam C. (1870-<1921)
 Mary (1872-1944)
 Emma Jean (~1874->1933)
Notes for Alice E. REED

Additional research is needed on the father of Alice Reed. Obituary741 refers to Alice as Alice Gleason Ryder; Alice Ryder’s death certificate326 lists father as George Reed; birth certificate of daughter Mary Ryder328 lists maiden name of mother as Alice Reid; granddaughter Helen Adele Cannady150 indicates Edward Gibson may be Alice’s father.

1853 Birth:326 Birth date of 2 February 1853 in Oswego, New York, taken from 1933 death certificate, Will County, Illinois. The same sources lists parents as George Reed and Helen Frary.

1867 Relocation to Chicago, Illinois: Estimated date of arrival in Chicago based on the information found in death certificate;326 corresponds with 1868 estimated date of arrival of mother Helen Frary Reed, based on information on Helen's341 death certificate.

1869 Estimated Marriage Date:1759 Original marriage licenses for Cook County were destroyed by the Great Fire of Chicago on October 8–10, 1871. Grundy County marriage licenses for 1841-1881 and Will County licenses for 1836-1900 online in Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900. License for Andrew Ryder and Alice Reed not located in these sources.

1870 U.S. Census:1793 Alice enumerated in the household of her husband Andrew Ryder in Chicago Ward 6, Cook County, Illinois as a female, age 18, white, keeping house, born in Illinois. Son William, age 6 months and born in January 1870, also resided in the household. The family is clearly enumerated as Reilly, not Ryder.

1880 U.S. Census:418 Alice enumerated in household of husband Andrew Rider, in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois as white female, age 27, wife, first marriage, keep house, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in llinois.

1900 U.S. Census (Alice Ryder):932
Cook County, Illinois (Town of the Lake, City of Chicago)
Enumerated 4 June 1900
5601 S. Sangamon St.
Alice Ryder •• head, white, female, born Feb. 1854, age 46, married 32 years, mother of 5 children, 3 still living, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in New York
William C. •• son, white, male, born Jan. 1870, age 30, married 8 years, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois, skalpro [scalper?], employed all year
Andrew T. •• grandson, white, male, born Jan. 1893, age 7, single, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Ireland, at school, attended school 6 months in the last year
Helen A. Burton •• mother, white, female, born Aug. 1831, age 68, widow, mother of one child, that child still living, born in New York, father born in Vermont, mother born in Vermont

1900 U.S. Census (Andrew Ryder):931 Andrew Ryder enumerated on 5 June 1900 on 3442 Emerald Street, South Town, Chicago, Illinois as a boarder, white, male, born January 1845, 55, divorced, four children, three still living, born in Rochester, New York, father born in Ireland, mother born in Ireland, stock broker, employed all year, can read, can write, can speak English. Andrew is a boarder in the household of Samuel Alexander, age 31, born in Germany.

1910 U.S. Census (Alice Ryder): Alice Ryder/Rider not located in Soundex index for Illinois.

1910 U.S. Census (Andrew Ryder):949 Andrew Ryder enumerated at 722 Thirty Fifth Street in the household of his son-in-law George J. Cannady in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois as a 65 year old male, father-in-law, married once for 43 years, born in Ireland [?], father born in Ireland, mother born in Ireland, purveyor in cows, self employed.

1920 U.S. Census:942 Alice enumerated in the household of her husband Andrew Ryder, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois, as wife, female, white, 65, married, able to read and write, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in New York, can speak English, no occupation listed.

1930 U.S. Census:1378 Alice enumerated in the household of her daughter and son-in-law Emma J. and George C. Carrothers in Chicago Ward 17, Cook County, Illinois as a mother-in-law, female, white, age 77, widow, first married at age 15 (erased), can read and write, born in New York, father born in New York, mother born in New York.

1933 Death Certificate:326 County of Cook, Chicago, Illinois, Primary District no. 3104, South Shore Hospital. Length of residence in city or town where death occurred: 65 years, 7 months, 12 days. Full name: Alice E. Ryder. Residence: 6827 Union Ave. Sex: female. Color or race: white. Marital status: Widow. Date of birth: Feb. 2, 1853. Age: 80 years, 5 months, 10 days. Trade or profession: housekeeper. Date deceased last worked at this occupation: July 1, 1932. Total time spent in this occupation: 60 years. Birthplace: Oswego, New York. Father’s name: Geo. Reed. Father’s birthplace: Oswego, New York. Mother’s maiden name: Helen Frary. Mother’s birthplace: Oswego, New York. Informant: South Shores Hospital Records. Place of burial: Wilmington, Will County, Illinois. Date of death: July 12, 1933.

1933 Death Mention:741 Mrs. Alice Gleason Ryder Died July 12 — Funeral Friday Afternoon. Mrs. Alice Gleason Ryder, of Chicago, a former resident of Wilmington, passed from this life Wednesday, July 12. Mrs. Ryder was the widow of the late Andrew Ryder. She was 82 years of age. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. George Carrothers and Mrs. George Kennedy [i.e. Cannady], both of Chicago. Funeral services will be held in the Wilmington Methodist Church on Friday afternoon, July 14, at 2 o’clock. Rev. G. C. Steinhart will officiate. Interment will be in the family lot in Oakwood Cemetery.

1933 Death Mention:2029 Mrs. Alice E. Ryder, July 12, 1933, mother of Mrs. George C. Carrothers, remains at Chapel, 415 W. 63rd St., funeral private from Chapel, 1 p.m. Friday, interment, Wilmington, Ill.

1933 Tombsone:1872 Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois. Graves of mother Helen A. Burton and grandson Andrew T. Ryder are adjacent.
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