My Relationship : 1st Cousin 5 Times Removed
Father: George Washington REDUS
Mother: Julia A HILL
Birth: 5 Apr 1845, Alabama
Death: 21 Aug 1933
Burial: Reeves Chapel Cemetery, Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas
Military Service : Company "H" Alabama Calvery Confederate States Army
Census - 1850 Alabama Fayette County Beat 4 Division 16
Census - 1860 Alabama Marion County Western District Page 106
Enlisted in Company "H" Alabama Calvery Confederate States Army
Served until end of war. Residence at enlistment was Marion County,
Alabama. Pension #50205
Obituary (unknown paper)
JAMES A. REEDUS, 88, CAMP PIONEER, DIES
Pittsburg, Texas, Aug 21.-James A. Reedus, 88, died at his home , threemiles
west of Pittsburg, Monday morning.
Funeral services will take place at Reeves Chapel Church and burial willbe in
Reeves Chapel Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. The Rev. John E. Whittof Winfield,
will have charge of the funeral service.
Reedus was a native of Alabama and served from that State in the CivilWar
after which he came to Texas and settled near where he died more thansixty
years ago. He was probably Camp County's oldest citizen. His survivors are
one daughter, Mrs H. A. Carpenter, who resided with him,and one son, Newt
Reedus of Dallas, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
AN OLD CITIZEN PASSES AWAY
J. A. Redus, one of the county's oldest citizens, died suddenly Monday morning
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. A. Carpenter, in the New Mine Community.
Mr. Redus, though 88, was in his usual health and was about the place after
eating breakfast when he fell as he was entering a door. He lived only a few
minutes. He was buried Tuesday in the Reeves Chapel cemetery.
Deceased was born in Alabama. After serving in the Civil War he came to
Pittsburg, where he resided for the past 65 years. Surviving him are Newt
Redus of Dallas and Mrs H. A. Carpenter of Pittsburg. His wife died fifteen
Mr. Redus was one of the county's most highly esteemed citizens.
Out of town visitors and relatives who attended the funeral of J. A.Redus
were: Mrs. Ira Warrick, Claude Carpenter and Mrs. Will King ofHouston, Mr.
and Mrs Otha Kennedy and daughter of Jefferson, Bose andHenry Bailey of
Commerece, I. N. Redus of Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. BillSurrat, Tyler; Otis McMann
of Mt. (Pleasant?) ,
Mrs. Lucy ? ( the rest of the article has been torn off). GT