Capt. John Reed

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John Reed

Birthplace: Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Reed and Mary Andrews
Husband of Dorothy Pineo and Hannah Austin
Father of Lois Drake and Phebe Norton

Occupation: Blacksmith
Managed by: Private User
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About Capt. John Reed

"He was born 1722, died Dec. 1788. Capt. John Reed was a blacksmith, a man of sturdy, honest character; he served as selectman of Taunton, MA in 1772-73, and was a member of the Committee of Inspection & Correspondence during the Revolutionary War." (2)


  1. DAR Ancestor #: A094419
  2. Pinneo, Andrew R. The First Four Generations of the Pinneo/Pineo Family: Being the descendants of James Pinneo (Jacques Pineau). (Seabrook, New Hampshire: Andrew R. Pineo, 1995)
  3. Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929, c1978), 359, 3:172.

359 REED, John [dup. h. Dorothy (Pinneo), h. Hannah Austin], ch. William (s. John) and Mary (Richmond), __, 1722. [s. William, s. John ("came to this town about 1680"), "probably" s. William Reade "of Weymouth in 1636," G.R.3.] 3:172 REED, John, h. Dorothy (Pinneo), h. Hannah Austin, s. W[illia]m, Dec.__, 1788. [s. William; s. John ("came to this town about 1680") ; "probably" s. William Reade "of Weymouth in 1636," G.R.3.]


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Capt. John Reed's Timeline

Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
December 30, 1746
Age 24
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
November 20, 1749
Age 27
Taunton, Bristol Co., MA
January 9, 1771
Age 49
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
July 16, 1773
Age 51
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
December 1788
Age 66
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States