Alice Read

about 1677–15 March 1753 (Age 76)
Faccombe, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Read was born about 1677, in Faccombe, Hampshire, England, her father, John Reade, was 32 and her mother, Anne Spann, was 33. She married Richard Collins on 25 May 1702, in Faccombe, Hampshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 15 March 1753, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Richard Collins
1675–1730
Alice Read
1677–1753
Marriage: 25 May 1702
Abigail Collins
1703–1761
Eloner Collins
1706–
Mary Collins
1706–
Alice Collins
1708–
Ann Collins
1714–1781
Thomas Collins
1704–1760
Elizabeth Collins
1711–1743
Richard Collins
1714–
Jane Collins
1716–1778

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1702Faccombe, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1688 · Glorious Revolution
    Age 11
    The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
    1720 · South Sea Bubble
    Age 43
    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Age 75
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Reed .History: A family called Read were established in America in the early 18th century by John Read, who was born in Dublin, sixth in descent from Sir Thomas Read of Berkshire, England. His son, George Read (1733–98), was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and as a lawyer helped frame the Constitution.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Red
    Reed
    Rhead
    Reade

    Sources (25)

    • Allice in entry for Allice Collince, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Alice Read in entry for Richard Collins, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

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