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William Reed

Male - Aft 1658


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  • Name William Reed  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 11 Jan 1658  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I966  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2021 

    Family Avis Chepman 
    Married 26 Oct 1635  Long Sutton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • It is not certain that this Long Sutton marriage involves the same William Reed, but the name "Avis" is relatively uncommon, and the colonist's wife was definitely named Avis.
    Children 
    +1. William Reed,   b. 15 Dec 1639, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Sep 1706, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 66 years)
    +2. Thomas Reed,   b. Abt 1645,   d. 14 Nov 1719, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Arrived [at Weymouth] about 1650 with wife Avis." [Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration volume VI, p. 28, distinguishing this William Read/Reed from the William Read/Reed of Weymouth, Boston, and Rhode Island who died between 1674 and 1679.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S636] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke of the Mayflower by Ralph V. Wood, Jr. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1996; revised edition, 1999.

    3. [S584] History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, volumes 3 and 4, by George Walter Chamberlain. Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, 1923.