Col Bowes R. Reed

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Col Bowes R. Reed

Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Death 20 Jul 1794 (aged 53)
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 20119043 · View Source
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Bowes was the son of Andrew Reed and Theodosia Bowes.

Bowes and Margaret got married in 1774 in New Jersey.

Bowes second wife was Caroline Moore. They got married after the death of his first wife, Margaret.

The following article about Bowes death was published in the Gazette of the United States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) on Thursday, July 24, 1794.

Died at Burlington, on Sunday the 20th instant., in the 52nd year of his age, Bowes Reed Esq. Regisler-General and Secretary of the State of New Jersey, and Mayor of the city of Burlington, a man whose known probity, firm patriotism, extensive charity and benevolence, endeared him to every description of his fellow-citizens.

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In memory of Bowes Reed, Elq. who departed this life the 20th July 1794 - aged 61 years.



  • Created by: Sharri Bodnar
  • Added: 26 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20119043
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Col Bowes R. Reed (Nov 1740–20 Jul 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20119043, citing Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard, Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Sharri Bodnar (contributor 46908174) .