Christopher Reed (c.1649 - 1696)

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Nicknames: "Christopher Read"
Birthplace: Probably Ireland or, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Occupation: Tanner
Managed by: Erica Howton, (c)
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About Christopher Reed

vi. Christopher Reed b. ABT 1649 prob. England or Ireland e.s. 3 Sep. 1696 d. Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, MA rem. to Cambridge 1674; to Dunstable 1685 deposition 27 Apr 1689 (Hill v. Oppinson) Sufolk Co., MA Age 40 Occupation: Tanner; Constable 1677

m. Katherine unknown admitted 1673 Old South Church, Boston, Suffolk, MA


  1. a. Elizabeth Reed b. ABT 1666 Billerica, Middlesex, MA d. AFT 1717 Cambridge, Middlesex, MA petitioned 1710 Cambridge, MA, as only child of Christopher. Married: Samuel Whiting 27 Jan. 1686 Billerica, Middlesex, MA b. 19 Dec. 1662 of Billerica, Msx MA d. 14 Mar. 1715 Father: Samuel Whiting s/o S & Eliz St. Jn Mother: Dorcas Chester d/o Leond & My Sharp

"(4803vi_a[1]) WHITING, ...SAMUEL, Billerica, s. of Rev. Samuel of the same, Farmer says, had issue, tho. he names neither w. nor ch. but adds that he d. 14 Mar. 1715." -- James Savage, op. cit.

Ancestor of Calvin Coolidge

-> Katherine Whiting (1691-1731) Family: John Lane (1691-1763) --> Susanna Lane (1720-) Family: Nathaniel Davis (1715-1802) ---> Nathaniel Davis (1754-1835) m. Lydia Hardwood (1761-1838) ----> Mary Davis (1787-) Family: John Moor (1785-1811) -----> Hiram D. Moor (1812-1888) m. Abigail Franklin (1811-1892) -- PARRISH/ DUNCAN LINE ------> Victoria Josephine Moor (1846-1885) Family: Col. John Calvin Coolidge (1845-1926) -------> John Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States (1872-1933) J. Calvin Coolidge was the eighth cousin (32/M), of (9) Emma Rosetta Duncan through (4802) Capt. William Read.


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Christopher Reed's Timeline

Age 17
Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 17
September 3, 1696
Age 47
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts