William B. Reed

about 17 September 1842–16 August 1919 (Age 76)
Escott, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William B.

When William B. Reed was born about 17 September 1842, in Escott, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Reid, was 32 and his mother, Mary Beaupre, was 27. He married Elizabeth Guild about 1867, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Forester, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Olds, Mountain View County, Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died on 16 August 1919, in Peachland, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Peachland, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William B. Reed
1842–1919
Elizabeth Guild
1847–1925
Marriage: about 1867
Adney Reed
1869–1951
Herman Reed
1877–1941
Olive Reed
1871–1871
Ella Reed
1873–1956
Oliver Reed
1875–1945
Charles Reed
1881–1974
Pearl Dorothy Reed
1886–1972
Rosabelle Reed
1887–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1867
Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    Male1869–1951Male

    Olive Reed

    Female1871–1871Female

    Female1873–1956Female

    Male1875–1945Male

    Herman Reed

    Male1877–1941Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Reid

    Male1810–1851Male

    Mary Beaupre

    Female1815–1903Female

siblings

(9)

    Mary Reid

    Female1836–Female

    John Reed

    Male1838–1922Male

    James Reid

    Male1840–1915Male

    Baby Reid

    Female1841–1842Female

    Male1842–1919Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 5

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William P, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Reed, "Canada Census, 1916"

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