William Reed (1662 - 1718) MP

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Birthplace: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About William Reed

Alternate birth Year: 1666

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  • 'Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams
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  • Pg. 1518
  • (V) William, supposed to be son of Thomas (4) and Mary Reed, of Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire, was born in England in 1587 and was the oldest of the immigrants of this surname. He sailed from London in the ship "Defence" July 4, 1635, Captain Edward Fostick, and arrived in Boston October 6, same year. with his wife, who was Mabel Kendall, born 1605. . . . .
    • (VI) George, son of William Reed, was born in England in 1629. . . . . He married (first) August 4, 1651, Elizabeth Jennison, daughter of Robert Jennison, of Watertown. She died February 26, 1665, and he married (second) November 9, 1665, Hannah Rockwell, of Charlestown. Children, all by first wife: 1. Elizabeth born July 29, 1653, married, December 15, 1675, David Fiske, of Watertown. 2. Twins, November 14, 1654, died unnamed. 3. Samuel, April 29, 1656, married, April 19, 1679, Elizabeth Munsal. 4. Abigail, June 27, 1658, married, September 18, 1694, Nathaniel Richardson. 5. George, September 14, 1660, married, February 18, 1684, Abigail Pierce. 6. William, September 22, 1662, mentioned below. 7. Sarah, February 12, 1665. 8 Hannah, February 12, 1669. 9 JOhn, March 18, 1671, married, June 10, 1697, Ruth Johnson. 10. Mary, June 15, 1674, married, 1697, Matthew Johnson. 11. Timothy, October 20, 1678, married Persis Kendall. 12. Thomas, July 15, 1682, married, February 1, 1704, Sarah Sawyer.
      • ' (VII) Captain William (2), son of George Reed, was born September 22, 1662, died May 12, 1718. He was a large land owner in Cambridge Farms, Woburn and Billerica. He settled in Cambridge Farms, now Lexington. He held a justice's commission, and was captain of the militia. He was one of the first board of selectmen in 1713. He purchased land within five days of his death. He married, May 24, 1686, Abigail Kendall, his father's cousin. She had a unusual number of finger and toes (a characteristic of the whole Kendall family in America). She died October 12, 1734, and he and his wife are buried in the old Lexington graveyard and headstones mark the graves. Children: 1. Abigail, born May 29, 1687, married Deacon Jonathan Fiske. 2. William, July 18, 1693. 3. Mary, April 8, 1695, married Deacon John Stone. 4. Benjamin, October 22, 1696, married Rebecca Stone. 5. Samuel, October 24, 1699. 6. Joshua, January 20, 1702. 7. Hepsibah, December 10, 1705, married Daniel Tidd. 8. Elizabeth, married Joseph Monroe. 9. Rebecca, married Edward Johnson, of Woburn.
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Captain William Reed's Timeline

1662
September 22, 1662
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1686
May 24, 1686
Age 23
Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
1687
May 29, 1687
Age 24
Lexington, MA, USA
1689
1689
Age 26
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1693
July 18, 1693
Age 30
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1695
April 8, 1695
Age 32
Lexington, MA, USA
1696
October 22, 1696
Age 34
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1698
1698
Age 35
Lexington, MA, USA
1699
October 24, 1699
Age 37
Lexington, MA, USA
1702
June 20, 1702
Age 39
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts