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Christopher Reed

Also Known As: "Read"
Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Ireland or England
Death: September 3, 1696 (47)
Charlestown, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. William Read, of Boston & Marblehead and unknown wife of Capt. William Read
Husband of Katherine Reed
Father of Elizabeth Patten
Brother of Margaret Stubbs; Samuel Read; Esther Cann; Susanna Smith; Richard Reed and 1 other

Occupation: Tanner
Managed by: Erica Howton
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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

Ireland or England
Age 17
Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 3, 1696
Age 47
Charlestown, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts