Spanish Fork 2021

Due to the current dangers of holding public gatherings and uncertainty around how long that will last, the 2020 reunion date of July 25 will be postponed to 2021. More information forthcoming.


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Researchers into the Redd surname from around the world gather to discuss and learn from each other in this Ancestry forum.


The Blog

For His Daughter Mary

We don't know why he wrote a poem for his twelve year-old daughter. But he did, and last week marks 170 years since John Hardison Redd penned the words for his daughter Mary Catherine. He had been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for only...

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The Rudd/Redd Timeline

John and Avis Whitaker Rudd and children/William Redd 24 Oct. 1698 – In the Book “List of Emigrants from Liverpool 1697-1707”1, there is a list of emigrants on the ship St. John Baptest2 under Master Nicholas Franch (a Master was the same as the ship’s Captain3) all...

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Redd is Rudd?

Emily Lauritzen got DNA from Marvin Rudd who is a descended from Jon Rudd and Avis Whitaker. After sending the DNA test to Family Tree DNA the results came back showing only a 2 marker difference when tested at 67 markers. We will be sharing additional documents that...

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Research Projects

Redd Brick Wall Project

We’re excited to be sending two of our own members to England this year to dig into some DNA clues to our Redd-Rudd connection.

Transcription Project

Our members have been diligently transcribing many old documents relating to the Redd family to try to make connections even farther back.

Past Research Reports

Read up on professional research the organization has sponsored in the past.