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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1690 Birth Record of Ebenezer Reed in Woburn, Mass.
It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings. The treasure today is the 1690 birth record of Ebenezer Reed in the Woburn, Massachusetts town vital record book:
The birth record for Ebenezer Reed is about 60% down the page:
This record says: ""[REED] Ebenezer, s. of George and Abigail, March 6, 1690." The source citation for this record is:
Edward F. Johnson, Woburn Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths [5 Volumes], (Woburn, Mass.: The News Print, 1893), Volume 1, Births, page 204, Ebenezer Reed entry.
This record is a Derivative Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the name of Ebenezer Reed and his parents, and the birth date and place. The Original Source is a town record book birth register that is no longer available. They are still Primary Information and Direct Evidence for the names and birth event.
Ebenezer Reed (1690-1767) was the son of George and Abigail (Pierce) Reed of Woburn, Massachusetts. Ebenezer Reed married Huldah Blodgett in about 1714 in Woburn. They are my 7th great-grandparents, through their son Nathan Reed (1719-1802) who married Susannah Wood(1724-1780) in 1743.
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