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PARKER S. REDD, Company "C"

From bio of Solomon Redd Jr., brother of Parker.

     Solomon Redd (Jr), is a brother of John Redd (12th WV Inf), and was born in Washington county, Penn., in August, 1838. The father was a hatter by trade, but spent most of his life upon a farm, he was also interested in a steamboat which afterward sunk. The mother was born in Washington county, Penn., in 1801, being one of twelve sisters who all reached maturity. She was a worthy member of the Baptist denomination. Solomon Redd (Sr) went to Marshall county in 1852. He bought land there and was well and favorably known throughout the whole county until the time of his death, which occurred in 1864. He was the father of eight children: Thomas, who married Almira Conrad; Samuel, who married Julia Stidger; Sarah A., the wife of Jonas Weygandt; Margaret, who became Mrs. William Dickey; Parker S., killed in battle at Hatcher's Run, during the late war, also a member of Company C, Twelfth West Virginia infantry; Susannah, the wife of T. T. F. Riggs; and John S. and Solomon, the subjects of this sketch.....

From History of the Upper Ohio Valley,
Vol. I, pages 728-729. Brant & Fuller, 1890.

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.