Reed Family Association collection
- 1836 - 1892
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This collection is open to researchers.
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Copyright of these materials may not be held by Connecticut College. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Researchers are responsible for identifying the copyright holder and securing permission to reproduce copyrighted materials beyond “fair use” before publishing.
Biographical / Historical
This collections contains manuscript items of the Reed Family Association of Taunton, Massachusetts. This association is one of the oldest in America and was founded in 1847. The family descends from William ReedReade (1605-) who immigrated to America in 1635 and settled at Weymouth, Massachusetts. William married Avis Deacon and had seveal children, and two - James and John, relocated to Taunton, Massachusetts in approximately 1680. An early family estate at Taunton became the meeting place of the family association. Henry Gooding Reed (1810-1901), the seventh in lineal descent from William Read of Weymouth, was a long-term president of the association.
Language of Materials
- Reed Family Association collection
- J. Ishee
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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