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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Jonathan Reed
Ruth Tay
Jonathan Reed
Franklin Reed
Isaiah Reed
Abigail Reed
William Abbot Reed
Joshua Reed
Eliza Reed
Franklin Reed
Mary Ann Reed

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World Events (8)


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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