First Generation


1. Jacob Somes Reed1 was born on 22 December 1803 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Also reported as 19th. He was buried in 1888 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. He died on 6 March 1888 at the age of 84 in Scarboro, Cumberland County, Maine, USA. Moved to Swan's Island from Brooklin in 1845. Had a grist mill at Brooklin and on Swan's Island.

Jacob Somes Reed and Sarah Sally Staples were married before 1831. Sarah Sally Staples, daughter of Moses Staples and Betsey Ruffneal, was born on 10 September 1806 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 16 December 1865 at the age of 59 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Jacob Somes Reed-76 and Sarah Sally Staples-555 had the following children:

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Emily D. Reed-2274.

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Susan A. Reed-1014.

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Allen G. Reed-2275.

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Mary E. Reed-2276.

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Simeon S. Reed-266.

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Joseph F. Reed-2760.

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L. Maria Reed was born on 24 May 1844 in Brooklin, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 29 March 1861 at the age of 16. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

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Sarah A. Reed was born on 27 June 1847 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 1 March 1854 at the age of 6 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

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Lemuel A. Reed-2761.

Jacob Somes Reed and Mary Harding obtained a marriage license on 31 March 1869 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were married on 1 April 1869 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married by Rev. Benjamin F. Stinson.
Mary Harding was born in 1832 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She died on 6 November 1871 at the age of 39 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. The Ellsworth American for December 14, 1871 : "Swans Isle, Nov. 6, very suddenly, Mrs. MARY, wife of Jacob REED, age 40 years." She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Jacob Somes Reed-76 and Mary Harding-558 had the following children:

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Sally Reed was born about April 1870. She died in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Jacob Somes Reed and Isabel S. Joyce obtained a marriage license on 15 February 1873 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were married on 7 March 1873 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married by Rev. Benjamin F. Stinson.
Isabel S. Joyce, daughter of James Joyce and Jane D. Stinson, was born on 17 March 1820 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. H. W. Small shows her birth date as Feb 18 1820. Dr. Small also has year of birth as 1819. She died on 24 August 1888 at the age of 68 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. No children.