Martha Reade

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Martha Reade, daughter of Edmund Reade and Elizabeth Cooke, was born at North Benfleet, Essex, England, 13 July 16021 and baptized there, 22 July 1602.1 She died at Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, in 1662.2

Martha married (1) Daniel Eppes, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1619;1 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, Samuel Symonds, son of Richard Symonds and Elizabeth Plumb, at Wickford, Essex, England, in 1637.3,4

Family 1

Daniel Eppes d. bef. 26 Jun 1630
  • Elizabeth Eppes5 b. say 1620
  • Daniel Eppes5 b. say 1622
  • Mary Eppes6 b. say 1624
  • Martha Eppes6 b. say 1626

Family 2

Samuel Symonds b. 9 Jun 1595, d. Oct 1678
  • Martha Symonds2 b. aft. 1637
  • Ruth Symonds+2 b. abt. 1640, d. 23 Feb 1702
  • Samuel Symonds2 b. abt. 1641, d. 22 May 1669
  • Priscilla Symonds2 b. 1648
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  1. [S246] Walter Goodwin Davis and Gary Boyd Roberts, Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting, in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-ancestor Compendia (Plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants), 16 vols. in 3 (1916-1963; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1996), 3:209-216, further cited as Davis and Roberts, Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis.
  2. [S7] David W. Hoyt, Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts (1897; reprint, Somersworth, New Hampshire: New England History Press, 1981), 597-599, further cited as Hoyt, Families of Salisbury and Amesbury.
  3. [S307] Clifford L. Stott, "John1 Plumb of Connecticut and his Cousin, Deputy Governor Samuel1 Symonds of Massachusetts: Additions to Their English Ancestry," The American Genealogist 70 (Apr & July 1995): 65-74, 149-155, at 149-155, further cited as Stott, "Plumb and Symonds."
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1377, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S246] Davis and Roberts, Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis, 212.
  6. [S293] Helen Cogswell Trostel, Cogswell-Haldeman: The Ancestors and the Descendants of Asa Ferris Cogswell and Arobine Haldeman Cogswell (with allied lines) (Denver, Colorado: Big Mountain Press, [c1966]), 77, further cited as Trostel, Cogswell-Haldeman.