Maj. William Reed

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William Reed

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newbury, Massachussetts
Death: Died in Newbury, Massachussetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Reed, Jr. and Jemima Reed
Husband of Patience Reed
Father of Nancy W. Winder; Anna Winden; Elizabeth Chase; William Reed, Jr.; Daughter Reed and 3 others
Brother of Philip Reed; Moses Reed; Lois Reed; Stephen Reed; Anna Reed and 2 others

Occupation: Fisherman
Managed by: Private User
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About Maj. William Reed

Fisherman. Fought in 3 campaigns of the Revolutionary War and in "last British War" at age 58

Family

  • William, the son of David and Jemima, born Oct. 4, 1758; married Patience Lervey of Cape Ann.

Children

  1. Nancy, born Dec. 22, 1778;
  2. Anna, July 24, 1785, married Thomas Winden;
  3. Elizabeth, Oct. 26, 1786, married William Chase, May 5, 1811;
  4. William, Nov. 18, 1789;
  5. Nathaniel, June 18,1793;
  6. Charles, Dec. 17,1796, who married Polly Perry in 1818, and lives in Gloucester;
  7. James, born April 2, 1799. He was in the war of the Revolution and in that of 1812.

Links

Sources

  1. Vital Records of Newbury
  2. William Reed, Journalist, of Newburyport "His paternal great grandfather was also a Revolutionary soldier." Universities and their sons: history, influence and ..., Volume 5.  By Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, John De Witt, John Howard Van Amringe. Page 12.
  3. Reed, Jacob W. History of the Reed Family in Europe and America. Boston: Printed by J. Wilson and son, 1861. "Elias Read, and his descendants." Page 273.
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Maj. William Reed's Timeline

1758
October 4, 1758
Newbury, Massachussetts
1778
December 22, 1778
Age 20
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1781
December 13, 1781
Age 23
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1785
December 23, 1785
Age 27
Newbury, MA, USA
1786
October 26, 1786
Age 28
Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1790
November 18, 1790
Age 32
Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1792
February 8, 1792
Age 33
Newbury, MA, USA
1793
June 19, 1793
Age 34
Newbury, MA, USA
1796
December 17, 1796
Age 38
Newbury, MA, USA
1799
April 4, 1799
Age 40
Newbury, MA, USA