Jacob READ


Birth:   7 Jun 1663

Father:  Thomas READ (ca 1610~1666)

Mother:  Mary ENDICUTT [SIC]


Spouse:  Elizabeth "Eliz" GREEN

Marriage:  Dec 1693



Aaron    (Jan 1694- Salem)

John    (Jan 26, 1695-~1727  Married Mary)

Mary    (Mar 9, 1697-.  Married Nathan Proctor May 14, 1723.  Died March 1726)

Jacob  (Feb 12, 1699-.  Settled in Gorham, Maine)

Jonathan "Jona" (Jan 12 1701-.  Married Hanson.  Married Sarah Kempton Jan 1, 1743/4.   Died or married  Jan 1, 1744)

Sarah (May 15, 1703-)

Elizabeth "Eliz"  (March 13, 1704/5 -)


Notes for Jacob Read   


  • Jacob Read's will is dated January 5, 1742 and his wife was then living.



Family notes and letters.

Edwin C. Reed's "Genealogy and History of the Ancestry of Edwin C. Reed where within he notes " obtained from old records, from previous histories and personal recollections.  On the whole, however, the records herein may be taken as accurate."  and   "For much of the information ... I am greatly indebted to the "History of the Reed Family" by Jacob Whittemore Reed published in 1861." 

Vital Records of Salem Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 - Volume II - Births, Published by Teh Essex Institute, Salem, Mass 1918