38. Hugh Reed
(1) was born on 7 Oct 1783 in Ireland. He died
on 10 May 1854 in Barnwell District, SC. He has reference number F009. Hugh
Reed (F009) came to America from Ireland: "The Reed land on the South Edisto
River was a deed from King George."
"Rice Hope Plantation in S.C. was first owned by Dr. William Reed, Deputy
Surgeon General in Revolutionary Way; Place was rebuild in 1900 with same name.
He was either Florence Levicy Fickling's mother's brother or uncle." (Traditional
info from family of Florence Levicy Fickling Evans)
"Hugh Reed, son of Samuel and Mary Clark Reed, died intestate on May 10,
1854, leaving a sizable estate consisting of personal property valued at $20,00,
including 33 slaves, 10 head of horses and mules, about 20 head of cattle, a
small stock of pigs, and household and kitchen furniture. Real estate consisted
of 5 tracts of land on or near the Edisto River totaling 3148 acres. A 333 acre
tract was the home place where the Reed family graveyard was located. The sale
of the property specified that 2 acres along with a right-of-way for a road leading
from the Charleston Public Road to the graveyard were to be reserves as a burying
ground for the Hugh Reed family and their descendants. His tombstone in the Reed
Family Cemetary reads: 'Hugh Reed, died 5/10/1854, age 70 year, 7 mo. 3 days.'
The tombstone of Jane McSpedden Reed, wife of Hugh, implies they were both born
in Ireland. It identifies Jane as wife of Hugh Reed and daughter of Elizabeth
and Samuel McSpeddon, all of Ireland." (From E. Reed Fickling, III)
39. Jane McSpeddon
(1) was born in 1791 in Ireland. She died on 6 Oct 1839 in Bamburg
Co., SC. "Her tombstone in the Reed Family Cemetary near Blackville, SC,
identifies Jane as wife of Hugh Reed and daughter of Elizabeth and Samuel McSpedden,
all of Ireland." (E. Reed Fickling, III) Children were:
Jane Elizabeth Reed.
James W. Reed.
Samuel Reed died on 3 Mar 1887 in Barnwell Co., SC.
George J. Reed was born in Sep 1812. He died in Jul 1857.
Ann Clark Reed was born in 1820. She died in 1890.