Mary Reed (Cornwall) (c.1606 - 1665) MP

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Birthplace: Buford, Shropshire, England
Death: Died in Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire, England
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About Mary Reed (Cornwall)

Alternate birth c.1601 and c.1606.

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  • 'Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams Pg.1518
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  • (III) Thomas (3), son of Thomas (2) Reed, was knighted. He married Mary, dau. of Sir John Brocket, of Brocket Hall in Herefordshire. Children: Thomas, John, James. All three were baronets. Also two daughters.
    • '(IV) Thomas (4), son of Thomas (3) Reed, married Mary, dau. of Thomas Cornwall, Lord of Strophshire. Children: Compton, Edward, and three sons believed to be Thomas, William and John, who came to America. Edward and Compton had families in England and their descendants have been distinguished.
      • (V) William, supposed to be son of Thomas (4) and Mary Reed, of Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire, was born in England 1587 and was the oldest of the immigrants of this surname. He sailed from London in the ship "Defense" July 4, 1635, Captain Edward Fostick, and arrived in Boston October 6, same year, with his wife, who was Mabel Kendall, born 1605. They had with them children: George, born 1629, Ralph, 1630, and Justice (afterward called Abigail), 1633. Reed settled first at Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was admitted a freeman March 4, 1638. In August 1639, he sold his real estate in Dorshester to Thomas Clark, and removed to Scituate where he was constable in 1644. His wife made the journey to Dorchester on horseback in 1644 to have her infant son Israel baptized. William Reed removed to Muddy River (Brookline), having bought of Esdras Reed, said to have been his brother, a farm granted by the town of Boston, and he lived there until 1648. He then bought a farm in Woburn of Nicholas David and removed thither. He is the ancestor of the Woburn, Lexington, Bedford and Burlington Reads, and of most of the Reads in Maine. He returned to England finally and died at Newcastle-on-Tyne in 1656. A letter of administration was taken out by his widow under Oliver Cromwell. She returned to America and after adminstrating the estate, married, November 21, 1660, Henry Summers of Woburn. She survived her second husband and lived with her son George at the time of her death, June 5, 1690, in her eighty-sixth year. Children: 1. George, born 1629, 2. Ralph, 1630, married Mary Pierce, daughter of Anthony Pierce, of Watertown. 3. Abigail, 1633, married Francis Wyman. 4. Bethia, born in America, married John Johnson. 5. Israel, 1642, married Mary Kendall, daughter of Francis. 6. Sarah, married, September 10, 1662, Samuel Walker. 7. Rebecca, married Joseph Winn.
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Mary Reed (Cornwall)'s Timeline

1581
1581
Berkshire, England
1583
1583
of Berkshire, England
1587
1587
Berkshire, England
1600
September 16, 1600
Buford, Shropshire, England
September 16, 1600
Buford, Shropshire, England
September 16, 1600
Buford, Shropshire, England
September 16, 1600
Buford, Shropshire, England
1601
1601
Of Berkshire, , England
1606
1606
Buford, Shropshire, England
1626
1626
Age 20
England