What I have on the Thomas William Reese family...with a Henry County connection:

THOMAS WILLIAM REESE

    Born: 19 July, 1833 in Collingsville , New York (parents both born in WALES )

    Married: 26 April 1859 in Kitley , Ontario , Canada

    Died: 24 November, 1907 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTRY, ILLINOIS

SPOUSE:

       LAVINA ALWILDA POMEROY

         Born: 26 April 1843 in Elizabethtown , Leeds , Ontario , Canada

         Married: NOTE m on her 16th birthday

         Died: 11 August, 1910 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

    Parents: George and Nellie ( Sherman ) Pomeroy

CHILDREN OF THOMAS WILLIAM AND LAVINA ALWILDA (POMEROY) REESE:

1. George Brooks REESE

         Born: 26 March, 1860 in ILLINOIS

         Died: date and place unknown. Res., in Prophetstown , ILLINOIS

         Married: 21 December , 1887 in OSCO, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

      SPOUSE: Rudie Grace GEER

2. Thomas William REESE

       Born: 22 September, 1864 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY ,   ILLINOIS

       Died: date and place unknown.

       Married: 28 December, 1892    place unknown

     SPOUSE: Katie Weaver Griffith

3   Lavina Alwida REESE

        Born: 15 December, 1868 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

        Died: 26 January, 1869     assume COLONA, HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS

4.  Nellie Rachel REESE

         Born: 24 August, 1870   in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

         Died: 24 November, 1892      place unknown

     SPOUSE: Frank Swan Fenno

5.  John Berty REESE

        Born: 05 March, 1883 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

        Died: 29 March, 1883 in COLONA, HENRY COUNTY , ILLINOIS

 

    Mary Ann Pomeroy Hagen

    Seattle WA

    maryhagen35@yahoo.com

 

Here is more about the Reese Family Sent by Norma Leibold

THOMAS WILLIAM REESE  (s/o Thomas William Reese b: 14 Jul 1833 & Lavina Pomroy)
b: 22 Sep 1864 Colona, Henry Co., Il.
d: 30 Dec 1931 Colona, Henry Co., Il.
bd: Riverside Mausoleum Moline, Rock Island, Il.
      Occupation: Farming/Butcher
m: 26 Dec 1892 Colona, Henry Co., Il
      KATHERINE WEAVER GRIFFITH
         b:30 Jan 1874 Shenandoah, Northumberland Co., Pa.
         d:21 Jun 1956 Moline, Rock Island Co., Il.
Children: 4
THOMAS WILLIAM REESE, JR.
b: 17 Jun 1894 Colona, Henry Co., Il.
d: 22 Jan 1985 Geneseo, Henry Co., Il.
bd: Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, Henry Co., Il.
    Occupation: Farming/Realtor, Cultivated the home farm near Moline,Il.
    Military Service:
       Co.B. 343rd. Infantry, 86th Division Black Hawk Division.
        A.E.F. 11th Oct. Transferred to Co., I, 78th Division, N.Y. & N.J.men.
        Active Service 15 Oct to 06 Nov 1918, Wounded at the Battle of Argonne.
m: 16 Feb 1921 Moline, Rock Island Co., Il
      Ruby Yost
        b: 19 Aug 1898 Moline, Rock Island Co.,Il.
        d: 19 Sep 1956
        bd: Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, Henry Co., Il.