Stephen Elijah Reed

(1826-1908)
FatherElijah Fitch Reed (1798-1861)
MotherMary Jacobia
Stephen Elijah Reed, farmer, son of Elijah Fitch Reed and Mary Jacobia, was born in New York StateG on 4 April 1826.1,2 He died aged 82 on 13 November 19083,4 and was buried at Vischer Ferry Cemetery, Saratoga County, New York StateG.4 He married on 23 December 1846, Rachel Ann Fonda, daughter of Jacob J Fonda and Maria Myers.1 Rachel was born on 15 January 1827.4 She died aged 60 on 4 March 18874 and was buried at Vischer Ferry CemeteryG.4
     In 1850 Stephen was living at Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Elijah and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Stephen Reed, a farmer, aged 24 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Rachel, 22, and their children, Mary Esther, 3, and Farristena, aged one.5
     In 1880 he was living at Vischers Ferry, Clifton Park, Saratoga CountyG, and was recorded as Stephen Reed, a farmer, aged 54 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Rachel, 53, their children, Maggie, 17, and Arthetta, 15, and Stephen's widowed brother Van Ranslan, 52.6
Stephen Elijah Reed (1826–1908), Vischer Ferry Cemetery, Saratoga County, NY
(Src: Find A Grave)

Children of Stephen Elijah Reed and Rachel Ann Fonda

Sackett Family Association descendants
Virginia Keeler-Connors.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "7370. Stephen Reed, b. Apr. 4, 1826; m. Rachel A. Fonda."
  2. Census.
  3. Email from Virginia Keeler-Connors to Chris Sackett, July 2014.
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), Vischer Ferry Cemetery, Reed gravestone, "Rachel Ann Fonda / wife of / Stephen Reed / born Jan 15 1827 / died Mar 4 1887." "Stephen Reed / born Apr 4 1826 / died Nov 3 1908."
  5. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_593, p. 507A, Image 463
    Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York, 25 Jul 1850
    Elijah F Reed, 52, farmer, real estate #14,000, b. NY
    Mary Reed, 51, b. NY
    Stephen Reed, 24, farmer, b. NY
    Ransalier Reed, 22, farmer, b. NY
    Fitch Reed, 20, farmer, b. NY
    Mary Reed, 13, b. NY
    Rachael Hellen Reed, 3, b. NY
    Rachael Ann Reed, 22, b. NY
    Mary Esther Reed, 3, b. NY
    Farristena Reed, 1, b. NY.
  6. 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.
Generation.Tree7370.9Q.3a
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Last Edited8 February 2015
 

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