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James Reed

Birthplace: Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William Reed and Alice Reed
Husband of Ruth Porter
Father of Jeremiah Reed
Brother of Alice Reed; William Reed; Capt. Obediah Reed; Ebenezer Reed; Alice Reed and 4 others

Managed by: Steve Andrew (Private) Coulson
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About James Reed

The Cooke Silver Book by Ralph Wood (cited hereafter as "Wood") states (Wood 570):

  • 935. James^5 Reed (John^4 Reed, Esther^3 Tomson, Mary^2 Cooke, Francis^1) was born in Abington 12 October 1716, died in Abington before 5 November 1753, when letters on his estate were granted to Samuel Pool Jr.

James married in Abington 30 August 1741 Ruth (Ford) Pool, born in Abington 3 May 1716, died in Abington 9 January 1791, aged 75 years, daughter of Hezekiah and Ruth (Whitmarsh) Ford.

Ruth Ford married (1) in Abington 27 November 1735 Joseph Pool. ...Ruth (Ford) (Pool) (Reed) married (3) in Bridgewater 31 May 1764 Samuel Porter, born about 1727 [calculated from age at death], died in Bridgewater 5 October 1811, aged 84 years.


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James Reed's Timeline

October 12, 1716
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts
August 30, 1731
Age 14
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 30
Age 36
Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts