Sarah Reading

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Reading was born on 29 October 1738, in Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Reading, was 52 and her mother, Maritje Mary Ryerson II, was 39. She married Augustine Reid Jr. II on 6 July 1756, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 10 July 1809, in Roxbury Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 70.

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Augustine Reid Jr. II
Sarah Reading
Marriage: 6 July 1756
John Reading Reid
David Reid
Mary Reid
Elizabeth Reid
Catharine Reid
Augustine Reid Jr. III
Joshuah Reid
Caleb Reid
Burnett Reid
Anastasia Reid
Samuel Reading Reid
Sarah Reid

Sources (7)

  • Sarah Reading, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Genealogical and Biographical Memorials of the Reading, Howell, Watts, Latham, and Elkins Families
  • Sarah Reading, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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Historical Boundaries 1739: Morris, New Jersey Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Morris, New Jersey, United States


Historical Boundaries 1740: Morris, New Jersey Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Morris, New Jersey, United States


"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Name Meaning

English: variant of Redding .

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

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