Margaret Eleanor Reed

(1862-1919)
FatherStephen Elijah Reed (1826-1908)
MotherRachel Ann Fonda (1827-1887)
Margaret Eleanor Reed, daughter of Stephen Elijah Reed and Rachel Ann Fonda, was born in New York StateG on 11 December 1862.1,2 She died aged 56 on 18 January 1919.3 She married on 11 December 1883, Ransom Bentley Scrafford.1,3 Ransom was born on 30 May 18613 and died aged 75 on 17 January 1937.3
     In 1880 Margaret was living at Vischers Ferry, Clifton Park, Saratoga CountyG, in the household of her parents Stephen and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Maggie Reed, at school, aged 17 and born in New York.4
     In 1910 she was living in Charlton, Saratoga County, New York StateG, in the household of her husband Ransom, 48, a poultry farmer, and was recorded as Maggie R Scrafford, aged 47 and born in New York. Living with them were their children, Earl, 24, and Elise, aged 16.5

Children of Margaret Eleanor Reed and Ransom Bentley Scrafford

Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Capt Richard Sackett of New York
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Virginia Keeler-Connors.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "10522. Margaret Ella Reed, b. Dec. 11, 1862; m. Ransom B. Scrafford."
  2. Census.
  3. Email from Virginia Keeler-Connors to Chris Sackett, July 2014.
  4. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 928, Family History Film 1254928, p. 50B, Enumeration District 065, Image 0102 (CRS)
    Village of Vischers Ferry, Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York
    Reed, Stephen, 54, [head], married, farmer, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Reed, Rachael, 53, wife, keeping house, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Reed, Maggie, 17, dau, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Reed, Arthetta, 15, dau, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Reed, Van Ranslan, 52, brother, wid, works on farm, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  5. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1076, p. 5B, Enumeration District 0098, FHL microfilm 1375089
    Charlton, Saratoga County, New York, 26 Apr 1910
    Scrafford, Ransom B, head, 48, m. 26y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farming, poultry, home (farm) owned free of mortgage
    Scrafford, Maggie R, wife, 47, m. 26y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Scrafford, Earl R, son, 24, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, college
    Scrafford, Elise B, dau, 16, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
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