Frances Ann Reed

26 August 1855–20 August 1861 (Age 5)
Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frances Ann

When Frances Ann Reed was born on 26 August 1855, in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Francis Reed, was 21 and her mother, Frances Isake Farnes, was 20. She lived in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 20 August 1861, in United States, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Reed
1833–1907
Frances Isake Farnes
1834–1924
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

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World Events (2)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
Age 2
The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1859 · Big Ben
Age 4
Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

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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Ried
Reede
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Redd
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Sources (4)

  • Frances Ann Reed, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Frances A Reed, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Francis Reed, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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