Joseph Reading

1767–23 December 1808 (Age 41)
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Reading was born in 1767, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Capt Thomas Reading, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca E. Ellis, was 29. He married Martha Hill on 1 March 1789, in Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 December 1808, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 41.

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Joseph Reading
Martha Hill
Marriage: 1 March 1789
Ann M Reading
Thomas W. Reading
Francis Reading

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1789Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 11
    Delaware people signed the first Indian treaty with the newly formed United States Government on September 17, 1778.
    Age 13
    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1209;2007: 2236; 2010: 2982)English: variant of Redding .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Reading - Published information: death:
    • Genealogical and Biographical Memorials of the Reading, Howell, Watts, Latham, and Elkins Families.

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