Eliza Reed

1803–23 July 1887 (Age 84)
Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Reed was born in 1803, in Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jonathan Reed, was 42 and her mother, Ruth Tay, was 34. She died on 23 July 1887, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clinton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Reed
1761–1820
Ruth Tay
1769–1834
Jonathan Reed
1792–1854
Franklin Reed
1805–
Isaiah Reed
1794–1881
Abigail Reed
1797–1871
William Abbot Reed
1799–1881
Joshua Reed
1801–1899
Eliza Reed
1803–1887
Franklin Reed
1811–
Mary Ann Reed
1815–1897

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Eliza Houghton, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Eliza Houghton, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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