William REID

Male Abt 1780 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name  William REID 
    Born  Abt 1780  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I159  Ward Tree
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2014 

    Father  William REID,   b. Abt 1759, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Naomi WHIDDEN,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Nov 1779  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F522  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah WARD,   b. 1789, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Aug 1809  Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane REID,   b. 14 Jul 1814, Newport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1902, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F55  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • "Deed pertaining to William Reid & James Gilmore Scott and family in Hants County Nova Scotia

      Book 12 page 196
      Conveyance: Wm Reid to James Scott registered 16 December 1817 On the oath of James Reid
      Know all Men by these Present that I William Reid Junior of Newport in the County of Hants and Province of Nova Scotia Farmer with Sarah my Wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of fourteen pounds Currency of Nova Scotia aforesaid to me in hand paid by James Scott of Newport and County aforesaid Yeoman. The receipt whereof I do hereby Acknowledge and myself thereby Satisfied contested and paid have given granted Bargained Sold Alien conveyed and conferred and by these Present do give grant Bargain sell Alien Convey and confirm unto Him the said James Scott, his Heirs Executors Administrators and --- a Certain Lot of Land situate lying and being in the Township of Newport and County aforesaid and Bounded as the Following (Viz) beginning sixteen chains East of the South West Corner of Land Granted to Him the Said James Scott and beginning thense East Eighty chains thense South thirty one chains and fifty links thence West Eight chains thence (etc no names mentions) containing in all by Estimation two hundred and fifty acres more or less (more legal jargon) signed by William Reid, Sarah Reid, Witnessed by James Reid and Elizabeth Reid and Shubael Dimock Newport 3 June 1817."
      Note: The Elizabeth Reid mentioned above would be Elizabeth Berry who married William's brother James Reid. She is also a neice of the above James G. Scott's wife Catharine (nee Berry).
      Note: William is referred to as William Reid Junior in the above, so he is definitely a son of a William.

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      Grant in Hants County Nova Scotia pertaining to William Reid Senior and William Reid Junior

      To the honourable Charles Morris, Surveyor General of Lands
      You are forthwith, by yourself or Deputy to admeasure and lay out unto William Reid, Senior four hundred acres, William Reid Junior two hundred fifty, James Reid and George Reid each two hundred, James Smith three hundred & fifty, Joseph Bailey and James Mosher each two hundred acres of lands for themselves and families within the province and make return to the Secretary's Office, within six months from the date hereof, with Plot or Description hereunto annexed, as also to Certify the Nature and Quality of the said Lands, conformable to His Majesty's Instructions, and for so doing this shall be your Warrant. Given under my Hand at Halifax, this 28th Day of October, 1812(7? ) J. L Sherbrooke