Saturday, August 4, 2018

Surname Saturday - REED (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2141 who is Sarah REED (1638-1681). 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through two generations in this REED family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

66.  Nathan Gates (1767-1830)

67.  Abigail Knowlton (1774-1855)

132.  Simon Gates (1739-1803)
133.  Susanna Reed (1745-1833)

266.  Nathan Reed (1719-1802)
267.  Susanna Wood (1724-1780)

534.  Josiah Wood (1687-1753)
535.  Ruth Walker (1692-1752)


1070.  John Walker (1665-1699)
1071.  Ruth Kendall (1675-1730)

2140.  Samuel Walker, born 28 June 1643 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 18 January 1704 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 4280. Samuel Walker and 4281. Anna Sheldon.  He married 10 September 1662 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
2141.  Sarah Reed, born before 30 December 1638 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 01 November 1681 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Samuel Walker and Sarah Reed are:
*  Edward Walker (1663-1735), married 1690 Elizabeth Dean (1671-????).
John Walker (1665-1699), married 1691 Ruth Kendall (1675-1730).
*  Samuel Walker (1667-1744), married (1) 1689 Judith Howard (1667-1724); (2) 1724 Mary Richardson (1669-1748).
*  Sarah Walker (1670-1704), married 1687 Edward Johnson (1658-1725).
*  Timothy Walker (1672-1706), married 1699 Elizabeth Fowle (1681-1764).

4282.  William Reed, born about 1587 in England; died before 17 February 1662 in Newcastle, Northumberland, England.  He married about 1626 in probably Hertfordshire, England.
4283.  Mabel Kendall, born 1605 in England; died 15 June 1690 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  She was the daughter of 8566. Henry Kendall and 8567. Gabriel Armstrong.

Children of William Reed and Mabel Kendall are:
*  George Reed (1627-1706), married (1) 1652 Elizabeth Jennison (1637-1665); (2) 1665 Hannah Rockwell (1642-1724).
*  Ralph Reed (1630-1712), married 1654 Mary Peirce (1636-1701).
*  Justus Reed (1633-1633).
*  Abigail Reed (1638-????), married 1650 Francis Wyman (1619-1699).
Sarah Reed (1638-1681), married 1662 Samuel Walker (1638-1681).
*  Bethiah Reed (1640-1717), married 1657 John Johnson (1635-????).
*  Israel Reed (1642-1711), married 1669 Mary Kendall (1651-1722).
*  Rebecca Reed (1647-1734), married 1664 Joseph Winn (1630-1715).

Information about this REED family was obtained from:

*  
Nora Emma Snow, The Snow-Estes Ancestry (Hillburn, N.Y.: Snow, 1939).

I have done no original research on this Reed line.


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