William Reed, Sr.
Born: 11 Jun 1782 in Chester Co., PA
Died: about 1870 in Vermillion Twp., Ashland Co., OH
Father: Jacob Reed
Mother: Elizabeth _____
1st Marriage: date and place unknown, to Martha "Matty" Howey (abt.1785-1846). Six children.
2nd Marriage: 30 Mar 1847 in Ashland Co., OH to Mrs. Eleanor "Ellen" Scott (abt.1801-?). No known children.
Military: Enlisted in the military service during the first year of the war with Great Britain in 1812, and served until 1814, when, from disability, he obtained a furlough from his captain (Jack) at Mansfield, and continuing physically unable, he did not return to the service.