Seth Reed

6 March 1746–19 March 1797 (Age 51)
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Seth

When Seth Reed was born on 6 March 1746, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Lieutenant John Reed, was 38 and his mother, Lucy L Taft, was 36. He married Hannah Harwood about 1765, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 19 March 1797, in Walnut, Beale Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Reed
1746–1797
Hannah Harwood
1751–1821
Marriage: about 1765
James Manning Reed
1770–1847
Charles John Reed
1780–1821
John Read
1771–1819
John Hamilton Reid
1771–1832
Sophia Reed
1773–1853
Rufus Seth Reed
1775–1846
Sally Adams Reed
1777–1812
Henry Joseph Reed
1779–1790
George Washington Reed
1782–1850
Mary Taft Reed
1784–1825
Mary (Polly) Read
1784–1847

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1765
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 30

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 40

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Seth Read, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Seth Read, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Seth Read, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

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