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Charles Ephraim REES

Male 1832 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Charles Ephraim REES 
    Born 1832  Batavia, Genesee, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 4339 
    _UID A9F36C39A9FF4861A424D5F4192237F489BE 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4337  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Jacob REES 
    Mother Mary PELTON,   b. 1795, Grand Isle Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Buffalo, Erie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F1116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah BOWLES,   d. 1864 
    Married 1859  Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:61676
    Children 
     1. REES
     2. REES
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bridget D. KELCHER 
    Children 
     1. REES
     2. REES
     3. REES
     4. REES
     5. REES
     6. REES
     7. REES
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1832 - Batavia, Genesee, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1859 - Cook Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      Charles was a Masons member in Cook, IL 1873. Charles Ephraim Rees, Poli ce Magistrate came to Chicago in 1846 and worked at his trade of shoe mak er for a short time. Having saved some money he purchased an outfit and f ollowed the business of teaming from about 1849 to 1852. He purchased a fa rm on Wolf Lake, within what are now the corporate limits of Hyde Par k, in 1853. The last piece of this farm he sold in 1883, for village lo ts in Ainsworth. In 1871 Mr. Rees was appointed a Justice of the Peace f or Cook County, in the town of Hyde Park, to replace James Bennett. He w as elected his own successor in 1873, but he resigned in 1874, when he bec ame the successful candidate for Police Magistrate of Hyde Park. At the c lose of his term in 1878, he turned his attention to business pursuits. B ut in April, 1882, he was again elected Police Magistrate for the full te rm ending in 1886. In 1859 Mr. Rees married Sarah Bowles, who died in 186 4, leaving two children, In 1865 he married Bridget D. Kelcher, by wh om he has had seven children. Mr. Rees has been a Mason since 1873, a nd is a Democrat in Politics.