Clifton Pierce Reeder and Margaret Lenora (Blevins) Reeder
"I am the Granddaughter of Clifton Reeder and Margret Blevins, both born in Olive Hill."
Mr. Reeder was the son of William Winston Reeder and Margaret Robertia "Bertie" Eden
He was born December 12, 1902 in Kentucky, and died December 22, 1977 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
He married Margaret Lenora Blevins, daughter of John Milton Blevins and Rettie Williams, about 1926.
Mararet was born October 10, 1911 in Kentucky, and died April 14, 2003 in Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia.
Margaret Lenora Blevins is the step-daughter of Clifton's sister, Zera.
They had 11 children, all but 4 born in Olive Hill.
On page 15 of the 1930 census for District 22-9 (Olive Hill) in Carter County, Kentucky (dated April 8, 1930),
Clifton Reeder is listed as the head of the household for house #128, he works in a brick plant, born in Kentucky,
parents born in Kentucky, first married at age 24, and he's 27 years old.
Also listed are Nora (wife, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, first married at 14, age 18),
Warren (son, born in Kentucky, age 2 years 9 months), Bill (son, born in Kentucky, age 10 months),
Bertie (mother, widowed, born in Kentucky, parents born in Tennessee, first married at 18, age 57),
and Vesta (sister, born in Kentucky, parents born in Kentucky, age 18).
They are living close to Clifton's sister, Mollie.
The children of CLIFTON REEDER and NORA BLEVINS are:
1.WARREN REEDER, b. 1927, Kentucky.
2.BILL REEDER, b. 1929, Kentucky.
Clifton Pierce Reeder, age 8, is the third boy from the left in the front row.
From the left: Jimmy and John Glenevier (seated), Billy (kneeling) Yvonna, Clifton Pierce Reeder, Margaret Reeder, Margie, Loretta, Bobbie (Kneeling)
The man in back is Uncle Warren Wilber Reeder, born 7/27/1927 in Olive Hill.
Missing are Bertie Fay and Wava
This photo was taken in 1979.
On the left, Clifton Pierce Reeder, age 25, with his brother in-law, Clyde Williams.
Submitted by Malane Rourke