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John Read

Male about 1668 - after 1750  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name John Read 
    Born about 1668  Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died after 25 June 1750  Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • For three years John was a representative to General Court. John and Mary resided in Fall River. John was town clerk of Freetown for 35 years.

      John first married Mary Pearce, second Susannah Brownell, and third Sarah (Shearman) Chase.

      John’s will was signed 25 Jun 1750. [1]
    Person ID I7891  Schirado
    Last Modified 13 October 2011 

    Father John Read,   b. about 1637,   d. 3 January 1720/1, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Hannah Peabody,   b. about 1643, Newport, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 April 1727, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F5635  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Mary Pearce,   b. 14 February 1673/4, Tiverton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 June 1726  (Age 52 years) 
    Married about 1690 
    Children 
     1. Mary Read,   b. 19 November 1690, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Read,   b. 12 June 1694, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1751, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Thomas Read,   b. 9 May 1696, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before June 1750  (Age < 54 years)
     4. Hannah Read,   b. 12 October 1697, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 October 1718, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +5. William Read,   b. 9 September 1699, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Swansea, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Oliver Read,   b. 14 October 1701, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 June 1777, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Penelope Read,   b. 12 October 1703, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1764  (Age > 62 years)
     8. Jonathan Read,   b. 23 January 1704, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before June 1750  (Age < 46 years)
     9. Joseph Read,   b. 5 March 1706/7, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Sarah Read,   b. 1 February 1709, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 June 1728, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     11. Nathan Read,   b. 23 February 1710/1, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Susannah Read,   b. 27 September 1715, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5634  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Susannah Brownell,   b. 25 January 1675/6, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 August 1735, Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 29 March 1727  Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Reed of Freetown and Susanna Brownell of Portsmouth were married by Joseph Brownell, Justice, 29 Mar 1727
    Family ID F53263  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 3 Sarah Sherman,   b. 24 September 1667, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 September 1748  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 3 October 1737  Freetown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53264  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] Frederick C. Pierce, (1888, Rockford, IL).

    2. [S116] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4).


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