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William Reed

b. circa 1745, d. 7 January 1786


William Reed was born circa 1745.

Family life

William Reed and Sarah Martin were married on 26 December 1764 in Stoke on Trent. It is likely that our Thomas Reed was baptised on 30 August 1765 at the church of St Mary and All saints at Whitmore. If so, his parents were William Reed and Sarah Martin who had been married at Stoke on Trent on 26 December 1764. They had three other children (Ann 1767; William 1771-1772; and William 1773).1,2

Children with Sarah Martin (b. circa 1745, d. 16 August 1802)

SonThomas Reed+ (b. August 1765, d. 17 February 1853)
DaughterAnn Reed (b. July 1767)
SonWilliam Reed (b. April 1771, d. 6 April 1772)
SonWilliam Reed (b. June 1773)


William Reed died on 7 January 1786 at age ~41 in Chapel Chorlton.3 He was buried on 8 January 1786 at St Lawrence's church in Chapel Chorlton.3


  1. [S1646] Marriage, , , unknown church, Stoke on Trent (unknown parish), Staffordshire.
  2. [S1612] "Our Reed Origins", 2022, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  3. [S1648] St Lawrence (Chapel Chorlton, Staffordshire), , , ; digital images, Find My Past ( : accessed ).
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