Person:Otis Reed (1)

m. 1 Dec 1785
  1. Anna Reed1787 - 1807
  2. Otis Reed1791 - 1829
  3. Hannah Reed1795 -
  4. John Reed1798 - 1819
m. 13 Nov 1817
  1. Ann Winship Reed1820 -
  2. Hannah Malvina Swain Reed1824 -
Facts and Events
Name[3] Otis Reed
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Mar 1791 Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 13 Nov 1817 Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Emily Winship
Death[2][4] 8 Sep 1829 Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Bedford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903)
    p. 48.

    REED, Otis, s. John and Hannah, [born] Mar. 27, 1791.

  2. "Some Records of Bedford, Mass.", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    Vol. 62, p. 76.

    [Record of deaths found among papers of Rev. Samuel Stearns, pastor at Bedford from 1796 to 1834]
    Sept 8 Cap't Otis Reed aged 38 of a paralytick stroke

  3. Hudson, Charles, and Lexington Historical Society (Massachusetts). History of the town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from its first settlement to 1868. (Boston, Massachusetts, United States: Houghton Mifflin, 1913)
    Vol. 2, p. 774.

    Emily Winship m. 13 Nov 1817 Otis Reed, s/o John Reed and Hannah Merriam, b. Bedford 27 Mar 1791, d. 1829.

  4. FHL film 0421500, in Massachusetts. Probate Court (Middlesex County). Probate records, 1648-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964-1967)
    Case 18584 "Anna W. Reed & al 1831".

    Bedford 6 Sep 1831. "The subscribers hereby Certify that we think it necessary that a Guardian should be appointed for Anna Winship Reed & Hannah Malvina S. Reed, Children of Otis Reed late of Bedford deceased and under the age of fourteen years, and we hereby recomend John Merriam Esquire of said Bedford as a suitable Person to be appointed to that trust." Signed Hannah Reed, along with Reuben Brown and Joseph Brown, selectmen of Bedford.
    6 Sep 1831: Memorial of John Merriam of Bedford that "Anna W. Reed & Hannah M. S. Reed are under the age of fourteen years & children of Otis Reed & Emily Reed his wife late of said Bedford who are both decd; that it is necessary a guardian should be appointed to them; that their grandmother, who is next of kin, has requested that your Petitioner should be appointed to that trust." Approved.
    6 Sep 1831: Bond of John Merriam Esquire as guardian of Anna W. Reed & Hannah M. S. Reed, minors under the age of fourteen years & children of Otis Reed, late of said Bedford, gentleman, decd.
    21 May 1839: John Merriam asks to be relieved and suggests Reuben Bacon Esquire of Bedford as a suitable guardian.
    21 May 1839: "Malvina S. Reed a minor above the age of 14 ... made choice of Reuben Bacon esq'r of said Bedford to be her guardian".
    21 May 1839: Bond of Reuben Bacon of Bedford as guardian of Melvina S. Reed a minor above the age of fourteen years & daughter of Otis Reed late of said Bedford, deceased.