Anna Read


Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Read was born in 1758, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Read, was 40 and her mother, Esther Whitehurst, was 32. She married David Russell in 1775, in Carteret, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1789, in her hometown, at the age of 31, and was buried in Bogue, Carteret, North Carolina, United States.

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David Russell
Anna Read
Marriage: 1775
Sarah Russell
Rebecka Russell
Esther Russell
Esther Russell
Habakkuk Russell
William Russell
Sarah Russell
Anna Russell

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    1775Carteret, North Carolina, British Colonial America
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    World Events (4)


    Age 18

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 18

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 25

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Reed .

    History: A family called Read were established in America in the early 18th century by John Read, who was born in Dublin, sixth in descent from Sir Thomas Read of Berkshire, England. His son, George Read (1733–98), was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and as a lawyer helped frame the Constitution.

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

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