Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameObadiah READ 808
Bapt Date31 May 1640
Bapt PlaceSalem, Massachusetts
Death Date19 Feb 1721/2
Death PlaceBoston, Massachusetts
Burial PlaceBoston, Massachusetts (Copp’s Hill)
FlagsGravestone documented
FatherEsdras READ (~1595-1680)
Misc. Notes
See also History of Fitzwilliam (NH) pp. 690-691 et seq. for a line of descent from Esdras and Obadiah Reed/Read.
Birth Date14 Nov 1647
Death Date13 Sep 1680
Burial PlaceBoston, Massachusetts (Copp’s Hill)
FatherThomas SWIFT (~1600-1675)
MotherElizabeth CAPEN (~1610-1678)
Marr Date19 Aug 1664
 Elizabeth (1669-)
 Sarah (Died as Child) (1671-)
 Ann (1673-)
 Obadiah (Died as Child) (1677-)
 Obadiah (Died as Child) (1678-)
 James (1680-)
Birth Date15 Jan 1645/6
Birth PlaceWatertown, Massachusetts
Death Date26 Feb 1712/3
Burial PlaceBoston, Massachusetts (Copp’s Hill)
Marr Dateabt 1682
ChildrenObadiah (1683-)
 Mary (1684-)
 Nathaniel (1686-)
 Sarah (1688-)
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