Enoch Reed1,2,3

ID# 15558, (abt 1782 - 1860)
FatherSimeon Reed4 (abt 1756 - 1840)
MotherAbial Rice5

Key Events:

Birth: about 1782, New York6,7
Marriage: Abiah Cobb, 5 Dec 1805, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont1,8,9
Death: 1860, Wisconsin2

Spouse:Abiah Cobb (23 May 1785 - )
     Children:

Given the number of unidentified children in the 1820, 1830, and 1840 census, it seems likely that Enoch and Abiah had additional children beyond the two sons listed here.
  • Curtis Reed2 ( - a 1867)
  • Simeon Reed2,16 (17 May 1810 - 19 Sep 1872)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Enoch Reed was born about 1782 in New York.6,7
     Enoch married Abiah Cobb, daughter of Capt. Joshua Cobb and Hannah Edgerton, on 5 Dec 1805 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont, with Rev. John Griswold officiating.1,8,9 After their marriage, Enoch and Abiah moved to Moriah, in Essex Co., New York, just across the state line from Vermont.10 (See map.) He appeared on the 1820 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York, with a household consisting of two males under age 10, one age 10 to 15, and one age 26 to 45 (Enoch), two females under age 10, one age 10 to 15, one age 26 to 45 (wife Abiah), and two over age 45.11
     Enoch appeared on the 1830 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male age 5 to 10, one age 10 to 15, on age 15 to 20, one age 20 to 30, and one age 40 to 50 (Enoch), one female under age 5, two age 5 to 10, one age 10 to 15, one age 15 to 20, and one aged 40 to 50 (wife Abiah.)12
     He appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male age 15 to 20, one age 20 to 30, and one age 50 to 60 (Enoch), one female age 5 to 10, one age 10 to 15, one age 15 to 20, one age 30 to 40, and one aged 50 to 60 (wife Abiah.)13
     Enoch and Abiah appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York, enumerated 24 Jul 1850. Listed with them are James, age 31, Rhoda, age 22, Almira, age 44, and Emerette, age 16, all with surname Reed, but their relationship is unknown.3
     He was a farmer.14,15
     Enoch died in 1860 in Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 131, marriage record.
  2. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229.
  3. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  4. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 228.
  5. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 228, shows him as the son of her husband.
  6. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows age 68 and state.
  7. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229, shows he died in 1860 at age 78.
  8. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229, shows married.
  9. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S2421] Enoch Reed household, 1820 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Moriah.
  11. [S2421] Enoch Reed household, 1820 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  12. [S2420] Enoch Reed household, 1830 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  13. [S2419] Enoch Reed household, 1840 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  14. [S2421] Enoch Reed household, 1820 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows two people in the household engaged in agriculture.
  15. [S2419] Enoch Reed household, 1840 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows three people in the household engaged in agriculture.
  16. [S1060] Edgerton Genealogy Database, online.