Enlisted Feb. 17, 1776 and served 3 months in Capt. Thomas L. Moore's Company in the 3rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment.
"Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5V7-LNY : accessed 4 May 2015), John Reed, ; citing SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL,DUBLIN,DUBLIN,IRELAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 0990092 IT 16.
"United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH5D-L7Y : 18 August 2015), John Reed, Oxford, Coshocton, Ohio, United States; citing 22, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 129; FHL microfilm 337,940.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: