Columbus Houston Reaves
Mother: Caroline " Callie " Ship
Birth: July 24 1874 in Arkansas
Birth Source: Grave Stone
Death: February 15 1939 Colbert County, Alabama
Death Source: Grave Stone
Spouse1: Hattie Johnson
Spouse2: Ida Rose Kimbrough
Research Note 1 below.
William S REAVES and Hattie JOHNSON were married in Colbert County, Alabama on 20 December 1893.
The known children of William REAVES and Hattie (nee JOHNSON) are
- Grover L Reaves, born c1896, Alabama
- Robert L Reaves, born c1897, Alabama
- Richard C Reaves, born c 1899, Alabama
- Hobert R Reaves, born c1900. Alabama
- Callie L Reaves, born 1903, Alabama
- Timmon D Reaves, born c1905, Alabama
- Mary N Reaves, born c1907, Alabama
- Mattie P Reaves, born c1910, Alabama
- Minnie Reaves, born c1912, Alabama
- Willie Reaves, born c1916, Alabama
W. S. REAVES and Ida KIMBROUGH were married in Colbert County, Alabama on 07 August 1918.
The known children of William REAVES and Ida (nee KIMBROUGH) are
- Gresham E Reaves, born c1920, Alabama See Research Note 2 below.
- Ida P Reaves, born c1920, Alabama See Research Note 2 below.
- Susie M Reaves, born c1923, Alabama
- Margurite A Reaves, born c 1924, Alabama
- James E Reaves, born c 1926, Alabama
(1) William and his family are indexed under the surname RAINS on the 1880 census at FamilySearch (as of 27 January 2022). https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4JJ-6B9
On all subsequent census returns, William gives his place of birth as Alabama.
(2) On the 1920 census return there is a single entry for a son, "Earl.Pearl Reeves" age 3 months (row 67). Both children are clearly shown on the 1930 census.
Marriage1: Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 at FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKZ9-KQHW
Marriage2: Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 at FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKZ9-VJSD
Death: Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 atFamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDYQ-QQF
Grave/Memorial: Find A Grave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28260778/william-stephen-reaves
1880 Census: Russellville, ED90, Franklin County,Alabama - HoH Columbus H REAVE
1900 Census: Wheeler, Colbert County, Alabama FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKQ7-7YD
1910 Census: Wheeler, Colbert County, Alabama
1920 Census: Spring Valley, Colbert County, Alabama
1930 Census: Election Precinct 9, Colbert County, Alabama
1918 Death of wife Hattie Reaves - Find A Grave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59293089/hattie-reeves