Reeves, Martha nee Davis (1754 VA - c1820 KY?)

Martha Reeves

Reeves, Martha (nee Davis)


Father: Walter Davis
Mother: Martha Cunningham

Birth: 9 Jan 1754, Rock Spring Farm, Augusta County, Virginia
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Death: unknown, possibly before 1820 in Christian County, Kentucky
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Spouse1: Dr. William Long, m. c1771
Spouse2: Daniel Smith, m. c1776
Spouse3: Brewer Reeves, m. 21 Apr 1782, Rockingham, Augusta County, Virginia


Martha Davis had three children whose names are unknown during her marriage to Daniel Smith. The children along with their father are said to have died during an epidemic.

Children of Brewer Reeves and Martha Davis Long Smith:
  1. Richard Wise Reeves, b. 24 Jan 1783; d. 14 Mar 1784 in Virginia
  2. Margaret 'Peggy' Reeves, b. 17 Dec 1784, d. 30 Aug 1799 in Kentucky
  3. Benjamin Harrison Reeves, b. 21 Jan 1787, Augusta County VA
  4. Archibald Stuart Reeves, b. 23 Aug 1789, Augusta Co., Virginia
  5. Ottway Curry Reeves, b. 19 Jun 1792 in Kentucky
  6. Willis Long Reeves, b. 9 Feb 1793 in Kentucky

After the death of Brewer Reeves, Martha is listed as the head of household in both the second census of Kentucky in 1800 and the US census of 1810 for Christian County.