Reaves, William Anderson (1822 TN - 1890)


Reaves, William Anderson


Father: George Reaves
Mother: Mary/Polly Wright

Birth: c1822, Tennesseee
Birth Source: Census

Death: 1890
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Elizabeth Jane Rambo, m. 18 Jan 1850, Greene County, Tennessee


Children of William Anderson Reaves and Elizabeth Jane Rambo:
  1. Enos Newton Reeves, b. 9 May 1851
  2. James W Reeves, b. c1852
  3. Elbert M Reeves, b. c1854
  4. Mary A Reeves, b. c1856
  5. Martha Emily Reeves, b. c1858
  6. Sarah J Reaves, b. c1861
  7. Anderson Smith Reaves, b. 24 Mar 1863
  8. John W Reaves, b. c1865
  9. William D Reaves
William A. Reaves enlisted in the U.S. Army for service during the Mexican War on 11 May 1847. He is recorded as being discharged on 18 Nov. 1847 due to "disability".

Sister Martha A. Reeves was living with his family in 1860.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  FamilySearch - Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950

1850 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee
1860 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee
1870 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee
1880 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee

Military:   U.S., Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, online database at Ancestry.com