John Reed

Male 1632 - 1730  (97 years)


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  • Name John Reed 
    Born 16 Mar 1632  Wendron, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1730  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 97 years 
    Person ID I8806  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Family 1 Ann Samson,   b. 22 Nov 1652, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1743, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F7908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Ann Derby,   b. 1630, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1684, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Other Partners: Francis Derby 
    Married 1660  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Thomas Reed,   b. 1672, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1757, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Mary Olmstead  m. 9 May 1694
     2. William Reed,   b. 1655, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1697, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Abigail Reed,   b. Aug 1666, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. John Reed,   b. 13 May 1667, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1724, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     5. Abigail Reed,   b. 1680, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1704, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F7911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • .CAPT. JOHN1 REED was born March 16, 1632/33 in Dorchester, England, and died 1730 in Norwalk, Fairfield, CT.He married (1) ANN 1666.She was born in Providence, RI, and died Unknown.He married (2) MRS. SCOFIELD Aft. 1666.She died Unknown.
      Notes for CAPT. JOHN REED:
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      REED LINE - - CAPT. JOHN REED1, b. 1633, Cornwall, Dorsetshire, England; d. 1730, Norwalk, Conn. He was an officer in Cromwell's Army. Came to America in 1660, settled in Providence, R. I., moved to Rye, N. Y. In 1684 he purchased a large tract of land in Norwalk, Conn.; it was known as "Reed's Farms."
      m. 1st, ANN, widow of FRANCIS DERBY; she died and he m. 2d, WIDOW SCOFIELD. He died at the age of 97, and was buried on his homestead land.

      John Reed/Reid (John 1).Born on 16 Mar 1633 in Dorchester, England. John died in Norwalk, Conn in 1730; he was 96.
      John was commissioned as an officer in the Parliamentarion army under Cromwell circa 1649.At the Resotration of King Charles II, in 1660, John departed England, settling in Providence, R.I.Then he moved to Norwalk Connecticut 1684 marrying the widow Anne Derby.He set up a large home on the eastern side of Five Mile River, two miles upstream from Long Island Sound.Family tradition suggests that John have been granted Arms in the new world, emblazoned "Gules, on a bend nublee, argent, three shovelers, azure, Crest, a stag's head, reased, proper, ducally gorged.Family was possibly of Scottish origin. His house was used as a meeting house.re: Ann DerbyWidow of Francis Derby of Warwick, R.I. Austin's Gen.Dict.R.I, p.65.She had red hair and was 39 years younger than he (john Reed) and was the mother of his children.After she died, John married a Mrs. Scoffield Of Stamford, Conn.