Family Group Sheet for

John Rea

Husband: John Rea

Birth: 14 Aug 1696 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

Marriage: 22 Aug 1718 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Father: Joshua Rea

Mother: Elizabeth Leach

Wife:  Abigail Herrick

Birth: 15 Jun 1701 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USA3, 4

Death: 01 Jan 1747 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Baptism: 28 Jun 1702 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USA3, 4

Father: Stephen Herrick

Mother: Elizabeth Trask2

Children:

1

F

Elizabeth Rea

Birth: 20 Feb 1719 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

2

F

Abigail Rea

Birth: 03 May 1721 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Death: Mar 1726 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

3

F

Lydia Rea

Birth: 03 Apr 1724 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

4

F

Abigail Rea

Birth: 09 May 1726 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

5

M

John Rea

Birth: 20 Mar 1729 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

6

M

Gideon Ray

Birth: 10 Mar 1731 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Death: 02 Mar 1788 in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, USA5, 6

Marriage: 29 Dec 1751 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA5, 7

Spouse: Asenath Palmer

Other Spouses: Mary (Aft. 1779)

 

7

M

Daniel Rea

Birth: 29 May 1733 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

8

F

Sarah Rea

Birth: 05 Feb 1736 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

9

F

Mary Rea

Birth: 04 Sep 1738 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

10

M

Stephen Rea

Birth: 24 Mar 1742 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Death: 20 Sep 1746 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Sources

1 Vital Records of Preston Connecticut, Vol 1.

2 The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts - Vol III 1675-1681 (Salam, MA, The Essex Institute, 1920), openlibrary.org.

3 Topsfield Historical Society, Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts to the year 1950 (Salem, Massachusetts, Newcomb Gauss Printers, 1906-1907).

4 Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 Vol. I Births (Topfield, MA,Topfield Historical Society, 1906), openlibrary.org.

5 Ray Family Bible - Purchased by Gideon Ray in 1766, Richard Ray in Glasford, IL.

6 Probate Estate Records of Gideon Ray, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

7 Vital Records of Preston Connecticut, Second Book of Marriages.