Reeve, Alfred (1813 KY - 1898 CA)


Reeve, Alfred


Father: Asa Reeves, Jr.
Mother: Susannah Hidah (Hiday?)

Birth: 23 May 1813, Kentucky
Birth Source: Family Bible

Death: 6 Apr 1898, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Elizabeth Grenard, m. 25 Jan 1838, Montgomery County, Indiana


Children of Alfred Reeve and Elizabeth Grenard:
  1. John W. Reeve, b. c1841
  2. Charles W. Reeve, b. c1843
  3. Asa Reeve, b. c1845
  4. Martha Reeve, b. c1846
  5. Geroge Reeve, b. c1848
  6. Alfred R. Reeve, b. c1850
  7. Allen Reeve, b. c1852
  8. Lucy Reeve, b. c1854
  9. Eva Reeve, b. c1856
  10. Anna Reeve, b. c1859
  11. Frank Reeve, b. c1865

The eldest three children were born in Iowa according to the census. Elisha "Ginard", probably Elizabeth's brother, was living with them in 1850. In 1860, an Asa Reeve, age 16 (b. c1844, IA), was living with them as a farm hand. In 1860, "Luther" (M) is listed in place of "Lucy" (F) on the 1870.

Evening News (San Jose, CA), 6 Apr 1898
REEVE - In San Jose, April 6, 1898, Alfred Reeve, a native of Kentucky, aged 84 years.

Research Notes


Birth:          Date of birth information by David Olmstead to Reeve GenForum from photocopy of the Hayden-Reeve Bible.
                   Transcription of Hayden-Reeve Bible entries
                   Headstone, Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California
Marriage1:  Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 (Ancestry)
Death:        Headstone, Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California
                   Evening News (San Jose, CA), 6 Apr 1898
                   California, Death and Burial Records from Select Counties, 1873-1987 (Ancestry)

1840 Census:  Montgomery County, Indiana
1850 Census:  Peoria County, Illinois
1860 Census:  Peoria County, Illinois
1870 Census:  Santa Clara, California
1880 Census:  Santa Clara, California