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Jacob Reed
Birth: 1794
Schooleys Mountain
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1878
Readington
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA

Jacob was a son of John Read (Reed) (b: 1774 d: 1850) and Abigail (Abbey) Hoffman (b: 1760 d: 1844) of Washington Township, Post office --Schooleys Mountain, Morris Cty.

Jacob enlisted in the United States Army on May 30, 1812 and served for a term of 5 years. He was discharged on May 30, 1817. His military record states that he was five feet six inches tall with blue eyes and brown hair.

Jacob was the husband of Eve (Effie) Hoffman (b: 1791-d: 12/5/1864)(FAG# 31544175). They were married on 12/24/1814 in Hunterdon County, N.J. by Reverend Castner.

After Eve's passing, Jacob married the widowed Elizabeth Eick in 1870. Jacob, Elizabeth and step daughter Sarah P. Eick lived in Readington, Hunterdon County, NJ with Jacob's youngest son Isaiah and his family.

Jacob was the father of WILLIAM REED (b: 1/9/1821- d: 9/6/1875) (findagrave.com-- Memorial # 24227575--Lebanon Reformed Church Cemetary, N.J.)-Elizabeth Reed Bragg Mitchell b: 5/21/1815 d: 11/10/1882 (FAG #33238825)-Mary Ann b: 1826-Adam Hoffman b: 2/28/1827-Elsy Catherine b: abt.1829-Isaiah b: 1/9/1833 (findagrave.com-- memorial # 33896412-Lebanon Reformed Church Cemetary, N.J.)

Jacob was the grandfather of WILLIAM BISHOP REED (b: 7/5/1866-d: 6/19/1927) and the great grandfather of JOHN WILLIAM REED (b: 8/25/1925-d: 1/20/2009). Jacob was the great great grandfather of William, John and Edward.

Jacob had three brothers: William (b: 1793 - d: 1831-FAG # 52922151), John (b: 1799 - d: 1875-FAG # 52922334), and James*** (b: 9/17/1802 - d: 4/23/1881 in Clinton, Hunterdon County, NJ- FAG # 29928121).

****--Note--*** James Reed and Catherine Swick had a daughter Catharine E. Reed Cramer FAG # 30321506. Catherine E. was married to Victor Cramer-FAG# 30362421 and later Lyman Cramer- FAG# 30321630. Catherine had the following children: David, Katie (b: 1871), Walter, Cora Stella-FAG# 30321306 (b: 1881 d: 1963), and Burton. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Read (1774 - 1850)
  Abigail Hoffman Reed (1760 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Eve Hoffman Reed (1791 - 1864)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Reed Bragg Mitchell (1814 - 1882)*
  William Reed (1821 - 1875)*
  ADAM HOFFMAN REED (1827 - ____)*
  Isaiah Reed (1833 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Read (1793 - 1831)*
  Jacob Reed (1794 - 1878)
  John Read (1799 - 1875)*
  James S. Reed (1802 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Reed, Jacob d. Oct 9,1878, aged 84 years, Christ is my hope; wife Eve Hoffman, d. Dec. 5, 1864, 73 yrs.

The original Old Yard Cemetary is located at Cherry St. and Kullman Corporate Campus Dr. in the woods at 23 Cherry St. It is not visable from the Street. The cemetery is on the other side of the stone wall.

 
Note: Jacob was born in Schooleys Mountain,(Morristown) Morris County, New Jersey. Jacob's children-Elizabeth b:5/21/1815-William-b:1/9/1821- Mary Ann b:1826-Adam Hoffman b:2/28/1827-Elsy Catherine b:abt.1829-Isaiah b:1/9/1833
 
Burial:
Old Lebanon Reformed Church Cemetery
Lebanon
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: WILLIAM A. REED
Record added: Nov 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31543969
Jacob Reed
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 Added: Jan. 24, 2010
 
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