Henrietta Reed

about 2 November 1862–4 May 1954 (Age 91)
Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Reed was born about 2 November 1862, in Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Duncan Reed, was 25 and her mother, Electa Cross, was 26. She married George Burrows on 29 August 1888, in Wolverine, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Nunda Township, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 May 1954, in Wolverine, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Wolverine, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Burrows
Henrietta Reed
Marriage: 29 August 1888
Rhoda A Burrows
Dalton Reed Burrows
Pearl Electa Burrows
Lillian Gertrude Burrows
Herbert George Burrows
Dorothy Burrows

Spouse and Children

29 August 1888
Wolverine, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 17

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henrietta Read in household of Duncan Read, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Henretta Burrows in household of George Burrows, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henrietta Burrows in household of George Burrows, "United States Census, 1910"

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