Biography of Edward L. Reed
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Reed, Edward L., was born August 22, 1849. His grandfather, Reuben Reed, married Hannah Marks, a native of Rensselaer county, and their children were: Jeremiah, Lucinda, Polly, Phoebe, Abner, Reuben (father of our subject) and Hannah. Reuben was born November 19, 1805, and died in 1879. His wife was Lucy M. Andrews, born September 9, 1819, and died March 27, 1884. Their children were: Lorenzo, born July 30, 1837; Benejah, born February 4, 1839, died March 25, 1840; Ambrosell A., born September 23, 1840, died January 27, 1870, a soldier of the late war; Benoni M., born March 25, 1842; Mary H., born March 31, 1844; Adelbert, born March 27, 1846; Edward L., our subject; Kate A., born October 31, 1854; Clara, born October 31, 1856, died December 22, 1859. Our subject was educated in the common schools of Carlton, where he has followed farming, now owning two farms, of which the homestead contains ninety three acres, and the other 150. Mr. Reed has served as supervisor two terms, being a Republican in politics. He married at Holley July, 1872. Julia A. Chase born in Barre, August 25, 1849. Her father was Julius Chase, born in Con. necticut April 6, 1823, who married Calista Nickerson, born in Connecticut in 1829. Mr. and Mrs. Reed have had four children: Royce, born in Carlton August 23, 1874; who died in September, 1875; Paul J., born in Carlton April 2, 1877; Ralph C., born in Carlton February 23, 1879, and E. Clifford, born in Carlton April 18, 1881.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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