Biography of Julius W. Reed

Reed, Julius W., was born in Simsbury, Conn., February 11, 1821. a son of David and Electa (Tuller) Reed. David Reed was born in Danbury, Conn., November 23, 1788, and died June 5, 1862. Electa (Tuller) Reed was born in Simsbury, Conn., October 9, 1801, and was married to David Reed at Simsbury, September 21, 1819. Their children were as follows: Julius W. born in Simsbury, Conn.. February 11, 1821; Lorin W., born in Simsbury. Conn., April 7, 1822; Adaline, born in Simsbury, March 6, 1823: De Witt C., born in Simsburv, June 29, 1824; Homer T., born in Simsbury, September 21, 1827; Sherman D., born in Bristol. Ontario county. N. Y., September 11, 1829; and Wilbur F., born in Bristol, October 1, 1834. Julius W. Reed was educated at Cary Seminary; he taught school for two years, and then engaged in farming. In 1852 he married Mrs. Amanda Macomber Reed, widow of his brother, the late Lorin Reed, who died April. 5, 1849, leaving two daughters: Harriet E. and Loraine. Mr. and Mrs. Reed had five children: Seymour, Myrta J., George W., Julius W., and Emma, who died in infancy. Mr. Reed was always prominent in church and school affairs, was one of the first directors of the Bank of Batavia and was supervisor of the town of Oakfield in 1880. He was a progressive and successful business man, taking an active interest in the development of his town. He died July 25, 1881.

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