Birth:   26 Jan 1695   Salem, Massachusetts

Death:  abt  3   Oct 1727  

Father:   Jacob READ (1663-)

Mother:   Elizabeth GREEN


Spouse:   Mary READ  [married name]



Isaac (~1717-  Was in Revolutionary War.  Died in Berwick, Maine)

Mary (~1719-)

John (~1721-)

Bartholomew (~1723-~1813)

Sarah (~1725-)

Aaron (~1727-)


Notes for John Read


  • John Read died young and his widow Oct 3, 1727, owned the covenant and was baptized at Second Parish in Salem, now Danvers.




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