James Reed

13 September 1795–
Hartland, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Reed was born on 13 September 1795, in Hartland, Devon, England, his father, Charles Reed, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Fish, was 42. He married Mary Luscombe on 4 July 1819, in East Stonehouse, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hartland, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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James Reed
Mary Luscombe
Marriage: 4 July 1819
William Reed
Eliza Catherine Reed

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 6
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
Age 20
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Age 35
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (11)

  • James Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Reed, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • Andrew Reed in entry for Charles Reed, "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries"

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