John Francis Reed

7 November 1833–3 December 1907 (Age 74)
Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Francis

When John Francis Reed was born on 7 November 1833, in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Reed, was 32 and his mother, Ann Cole, was 23. He married Frances Isake Farnes on 4 June 1854, in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 December 1907, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Reed
1833–1907
Frances Isake Farnes
1834–1924
Marriage: 4 June 1854
Frances Ann Reed
1855–1861
Selina Eliza Reed
1857–1940
Helen Matilda Reed
1859–1919
John McKenzie Reed
1860–1932
Annette Reed
1862–1944
Eveline Reed
1864–1940
Francis Alvin Reed
1866–1938
Lillian Reed
1868–1868
Benjamin Reed
1869–1953
Lydia Reed
1871–1900
Ebenezer James Reed
1874–1947
Freeman Philip Osmond Reed
1876–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1854Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1851
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries 1851: Lewis, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: Thurston, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: King, Oregon Territory, United States 1853: King, Washington Territory, United States 1889: King, Washington, United States
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 26
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English and Older Scots red(e) ‘red’, no doubt denoting someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion.English: from Middle English ride, rede, rude (Old English rīed, rēod, rȳd) ‘clearing’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or near a clearing, or habitational, for someone who lived at one of a number of places so named, including Rede Court in Strood (Kent), Rides in Eastchurch (Kent), Ride Way in Ewhurst (Surrey), and Reed Farm in Wadhurst (Sussex). The word is particularly common in the southeastern counties of England, from Kent to the Isle of Wight. See also Rider and Reader .English: habitational name from Read (Lancashire), Reed (Hertfordshire), or Rede (Suffolk). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English rǣge ‘roe, female roe deer’ + hēafod ‘head’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English rȳhth ‘rough piece of ground’. The etymology of the Suffolk placename is uncertain.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Story Highlight

    John Reed

    Written by J. Clare Reed My great grandfather, John Reed, was a weaver residing in Crawford [Crayford], Kent, England. He was born in September 1801. He married Ann Cole, who was born at St. Lake …

    Sources (33)

    • John Read in household of John Read, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John F Reed in entry for E B Reed and Daisey E Brown, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • John Francis Reed, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

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