Rebecca Bearse Reed

September 30, 1785–February 10, 1848

Born at New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut; daughter of Freelove Canfield and Josiah Bearse. Died in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Lorraine Cook White, comp., The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994–2002), 1:6. Milton V. Backman Jr., A Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio, and Members of Zion’s Camp 1830–1839: Vital Statistics and Sources, 2nd ed. (Provo, UT: Department of Church History and Doctrine and Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1983), 57. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Dec. 2012), Rebecca Bearce KWVM-CT3 . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Dec. 2012), memorial no. 84257156, Rebecca Bearse Reed; non-cemetery burial, Pottawattamie Co., IA.