Updated info. on Eliza Dushane and her Husband William reed. Eliza Dushane was born 1802 MD. and died Nov. 28, 1881 New castle,PA. Her father was Jesse Dushane thefounder of New castle, PA. His father was John Dushane whom died in 1776. Eliza Dushane's husband William Reed [ Read ] was born 1796 in PA. He was a shoe maker by trade. He died in Newton falls, Iowa on December 10, 1871. While on a trip visiting a friend. Records show both Eliza and William are buried at New Castle, PA.