James Adniel Reding
b. circa 1825, d. circa 1864
- Father: Iredell Reding b. 7 October 1791, d. 9 May 1864
- Mother: Martha Hallum b. 16 March 1799, d. 11 October 1826
- James Adniel Reding was born circa 1825 in Davidson County, Tennessee, or possibly Fayette County.
- He married Martha Eliza Spear, daughter of Malachi Moore Spear and Elizabeth Candler Woodley, on 27 June 1850 in Walker County, Texas, with Thomas Carothers, JP, officiating.
- James Adniel Reding and Martha Eliza Spear appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Montgomery County, Texas, married between the official date of the census and the actual date of enumeration. Martha also was enumerated with her family in Walker County.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1850 census.
- James Adniel Reding and Martha Eliza Spear appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Montgomery PO, Montgomery County, Texas, enumerated next to James' brother George.. Other members of the household included James Monroe Reding, Julia Eugenia Reding, Martha Louise Reding and Oscar Augustus Reding.
- He was a farmer, according to teh 1860 census.
- On Tuesday, 24 February 1863, Green Wood recorded in his plantation daily account book: "Sent the hands to Jim Redings to roll logs."
- James Adniel Reding died circa 1864.
- His wife Martha Eliza Spear became a widow at his death.
- Last Edited: 14 May 2013