Joseph Reed (1835-1908)

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Joseph Reed was born 1835 in Scotland, United Kingdom and died 3 April 1908 in Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Ann Lamb (1835-1914) 14 August 1854 in Bigga, New South Wales, Australia.

It is believed that Joseph spent 8 years in Western Australia, posibally between 1899 and 1908, and a few in Victoria.


Offspring of Joseph Reed and Mary Ann Lamb (1835-1914)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Reed (1855-1862)
Mary Ann Reed (1856-1919) 15 August 1856 Binda, New South Wales, Australia 5 March 1919 Granville, New South Wales, Australia Phillip Valentine Wood (1854-1914)

Louisa Jane Reed (1857-1937)
Richard Reed (1860-aft1900)
William Joseph Reed (1862-1890)
Martha Matilda Reed (1863-1945)
Elizabeth Alice Reid (1866-1941)
Elijah Reid (1867-1945) 10 October 1867 Supper Creek, New South Wales, Australia 1945 New South Wales, Australia Annie Josephine Connor (1860-1940)

Catherine Reid (1870-1899) 1870 Supper Creek, New South Wales, Australia 17 June 1899 Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Frank William Mettam (1862-1932)

Henry Ernest Reid (1872-1939) 21 April 1872 Supper Creek, New South Wales, Australia 7 May 1939 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia Annie Hahn (1875-1937)

Ada Adeline Reed (1874-1937)

(Research):The Crookwell and District Historical Society cite an Elizabeth Reid (b. 1853) as a child of Joseph Reid and Mary Ann Marks. Birth record cited as 1853-2111 Vol 38 NSW. This record does not seem to be in NSW BDM index. However, a record does exist in Vol 39 with the same reference number. This is for a birth in Queensland (then part of NSW). The surname in the register is illegible, but it may be 'Read' or 'Ryan' or something else entirely. Parents are given as Joseph (a farmer) and Mary Ann (no maiden name). Given that:

1. This is before their marriage and Mary Ann was 17 (not impossible of course),
2. According to Joseph and Mary Ann's death certificates, neither ever lived in Queensland,
3. Subsequent birth certificates which enumerate previous issue do not seem to count this child,
4. There are no subsequent death records for this child, and
5. She is not listed on either parents death certificate,
I prefer to conclude that Elizabeth (b. 1853) was not their child.

Event: Property -

Location: Supper Creek, New South Wales

As listed in Sands Directory.

Event: Property -

Location: Supper Creek, New South Wales

As listed in Sands Directory.

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