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James Reed, Sr. 1784 Buncombe/McDowell Co. NC
Posted by: Wayne Matthews (ID *****8456) Date: December 29, 2005 at 08:16:06
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I am seeking the parents of James Reed, Sr. b. 1784 in Buncombe/McDowell County North Carolina. His descendants are the following:

Ephraim Brevard Reed m Martha Ella Elizabeth Mason
3 Nov 1858 – 24 Jan 1936
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James C. Reed m Nancy McAfee
1820 – before 1870 Mar 1824 (Buncombe Co., NC) –

Children: William McAfee 1844 –
Jesse S. – 1846 –
James P. – 1849 –
John – 1852 –
Nancy Isbell – 1855 –
Elisha Mitchell – 1858
Levi S. – 1861
Rhoda A.E. – 1870

Note: Dismissed to Methodist Church from Siloam Presbyterian Church, Old Fort, North Carolina 21 Oct. 1847)

Nancy living with son Ephraim in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC in 1900 census

Lived in Broad River Township (begins on the head waters at the Charles Fortune farm on the Fairview and Old Fort Road) “They lived in a double log house called the High Porch Tavern. Level land opens just below where the hills seem to come together and there are some shoals between Broad River and its tributary, Flat Creek. There is a dividing ridge called Chestnut Hill.”
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James Reed, Sr. m Nancey McGee
1784 – after 1858 15 Jan. 1810 1788 – after 1858

Children: William D. Reed – 1812 – 1858
Daniel S. Reed – 1815 –
Elizabeth McFee – 1818
Levi Q. Reed – 1822 – 1900
Nancy Reed 1824 –


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