Up for a challenge? Eliphalet Reed parents?

+5 votes
This one has stumped me for awhile. I'd love to know who Eliphalet Reed's parents were. His wife also has me at a brick wall. Anyone who just loves genealogy challenges want to take a hammer to this one?

Thank you for any help or even attempt to help - I appreciate it!
WikiTree profile: Eliphalet Reed
in Genealogy Help by E Childs G2G6 Pilot (104k points)
You have birth place Massachusetts and Maine?
It was Massachusetts when he was born but is currently Maine.
Also, just to note, Dixmont was located in Hancock County in 1805. Penobscot didn't exist until 1816.

2 Answers

+4 votes
Maine birth records:::      Eliphlet Reed born Feb. 6  1805, Dixmont,Penobscot, Maine. You would need too buy his birth record from

Maine.Too find parents.
Ooh, I hadn't thought of that! Going to look in to how to purchase it! Thanks!
+6 votes

This could be his father with the same unusual first name.  Note the dates.  No concrete sources.

Eliphalet Reed born 1770 Bristol, Lincoln, Maine died 1820 same place.

Spouse Jane Plummer.

by Patricia Stockley G2G6 Pilot (127k points)
Good lead! Thank you!

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