Peter Reese married Mathilda M. Pecks

~Married: 1886 in Plymouth County, Iowa


Peter Reese came from Germany as a very young man. In 1856 he purchased 200 acres from the Dubuque and Pacific railroad.

~Source:  Plymouth County Heritage, published 1998 by the Plymouth County Historical Society, LeMars, Iowa, page 164, written by Tillie Harrington



Children of Peter & Mathilda:

Henry, born Jan 1887
Anna Katrina, born 30 Mar 1888; Mrs. Gerd Siebens; died 30 May 1980
Minnie, born 1889; 1st Marr) Mrs. John Weber, 2nd) Mrs. Albert Ritterbush
Emma Lena, born 28 Oct 1891; Mrs. Ben Eilks; died 24 Feb 1983
Mary, born Aug 1893; Mrs. Ed Smith
Laura, born Dec 1898; Mrs. John Ritterbush
John, born 1901; married Ione M. Luken, 8 Apr 1928; died Jul 1979



Peter Reese
b. 24 May 1853
d. 4 Dec 1926

His Obituary


Mathilda M. (Pecks) Reese
b. 11 Sep 1867
d. 23 Jul 1906

Her Obituary

~Wedding photo contributed by Vernon & Karen Harrington


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