Jennet Brotherton

3 November 1745–27 January 1838 (Age 92)
Ireland

The Life of Jennet

Jennet Brotherton was born on 3 November 1745, in Ireland as the daughter of Brotherton. She married Colonel Joseph Reed on 23 January 1765. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 27 January 1838, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cross Creek, Cross Creek Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Colonel Joseph Reed
1733–1804
Jennet Brotherton
1745–1838
Marriage: 23 January 1765
Martha Ann Reed
1760–1840
James Reed
1766–1817
Jeney Reid
1777–1804
Nicholas Reed
1768–1854
Agnes Reed
1770–1830
Margaret Reed
1772–1866
Esther Eva Reed
1780–1850
Joseph Reed
1782–
Jeanette Reed
1784–1871
Ann Reed
1787–1812
William Reed
1790–1846
Hugh M Reed
1791–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 January 1765
children

(12)

    Female1760–1840Female

    James Reed

    Male1766–1817Male

    Nicholas Reed

    Male1768–1854Male

    Agnes Reed

    Female1770–1830Female

    Margaret Reed

    Female1772–1866Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Brotherton

    Male1725–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

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

Age 31

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 49

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Brotherton, in North Yorkshire and Suffolk; both are named with Old English brōðor ‘brother’ or the Old Scandinavian personal name Bróðir + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeannette Reed, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Jennet Brotherton Reed, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs. Reed - birth-name: Mrs. Reed

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