Posted By:Kay Bedford
Subject:Wm. Reed, d. Orange Co., NC 1764
Post Date:September 21, 2000 at 19:24:56
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Forum:Orange County, NC Genealogy Forum
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Seeking info on ancestors and descendants of Wm. Reed, b ca. 1700, a resident of Chester Co., PA ca. 1745; he m. 2. Elizabeth Sharp Douglas 1748 Holy Trinity Church Wilmington, DE. They left Chester Co. in 1752 for Orange Co. where he was deputy register of deeds and sheriff, also had a tavern in Hillsborough. Known sons: Wm. Reed, Jr. who m. Helen Watson, dau. of James Watson, also of Chester Co.; Joseph; Andrew Corbin by Eliz. Douglas Reed. Were Nathaniel, Daniel, and John his sons as well? Name of first wife?