Reeves, James (c1760 ? - c1841 KY)

James Reaves

Reeves, James



Birth: c1760
Birth Source: Age approximate from 1840 census of Green County, Kentucky

Death: c 1848 1841
Death Source: Inventory

Spouse1: Jane Durham (born 1776 in Virginia), m. 3 Jun 1797 in Green County, Kentucky


Children of James Reeves and Jane Durham:
  1. Sarah Reeves, b. c1800, living in household of Jane Reeves, age 74 in 1850 census of Taylor County, Kentucky.
  2. Eliza Reeves, b. c1806, m. James Hudson on 26 Nov 1827, bond by James Hudson and James Reeves
  3. Jane Reaves, b. c1808, m. James S. Carlile on 26 Oct 1828, Green County, KY - consent by James Reaves, father.
James Reeves is listed as a taxpayer in Green County, Kentucky in 1800.

There is a deed recorded in Deed Book 1, page 31 of Taylor County, Kentucky on 12 Jul 1848, Sallie Reeves from James S. and Jane Carlisle and Eliza Hudson 116 acres on Pitman & Otilde's Creek which would appear to be a conveyance to James Reeves' unmarried daughter Sarah from the other heirs.

The Inventory of James Reeves, dcd., was made in August 1841. Jane Reeves and Eliza Hudson are listed as buyers at the estate sale.


Green County, Kentucky Inventories & Settlements Vol. 7, p218

Kentucky, U.S., Tax Lists, 1799-1801, online at Ancestry.com
1810 Census - Green County, Kentucky
1820 Census - Summersville, Green County, Kentucky
1830 Census - Green County, Kentucky
1840 Census - Green County, Kentucky