For His Daughter Mary

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...
The Most Exhausting Day for Vilo Redd

The Most Exhausting Day for Vilo Redd

Acres of potatoes ready to bag Vilo Redd 1901-1988, daughter of William Alexander Redd 1861-1911,  grew up in Raymond, Alberta, Canada. Vilo was 15 years old the year her brother-in-law, George Laycock 1893-1946, planted about 8 or 10 acres of potatoes to sell. Vilo...
What do We Know about NC Redds?

What do We Know about NC Redds?

Narrative Family History Descendants of Whitaker Redd By Samuel Garbett, co-authored Jan Garbett Who thinks the Mormon Pioneers didn’t come with lots of baggage? They may not have brought it with them as they crossed the plains but as we try to unravel their histories...
2015 Reunion Set for July 25

2015 Reunion Set for July 25

We are excited to announce our next Redd Family Reunion! It will be held on July 25, 2015 at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, Utah. We’ve rented the Garden Place at Heritage Park for our large gathering and the Pack Home for genealogy and...

Letter from the President

Dear Redd Family, What a blessing it was to read about one of our own dear ancestors, Solomon Chamberlain, in the April First Presidency message of the Ensign by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf! I hope you all have had a chance to read it. Sure made me proud. And how...