Charles M. Reed

3 October 1849–4 October 1875 (Age 26)
Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles M.

When Charles M. Reed was born on 3 October 1849, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Sylvester Aaron Reed, was 31 and his mother, Betsey Wallace, was 24. He married Hester Maynard about 1876, in New Hampshire, United States. He died on 4 October 1875, in Cambridge Street, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 26.

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Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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  • Charles M Reed in household of Sylvester A Reed, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles M. Reed, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Charles M. Reed, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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