Reeve, Benjamin F. (1848 IN - 1934 IN)

Reeve, Benjamin F

Reeve, Benjamin F.


Father: Benjamin Reeve
Mother: Elizabeth Parker

Birth: 14 Nov 1848, Indiana
Birth Source: Death Certificate

Death: 2 Aug 1934, Nobles, Rush County, Indiana
Death Source: Death Certificate

Spouse1: Lora A. Mitchell, m. 21 Dec 1871, Rush County, Indiana
Spouse2: Susan Gray, m. 18 Jan 1882, Rush County, Indiana


Children of Benjamin F. Reeve and Lora A. Mitchell:
  1. Maggie M. Reeve, b. c1874

Children of Benjamin F. Reeve and Susan Gray:
  1. Frank G. Reeve, b. 3 Aug 1883
  2. J. Blane Reeve, b. 15 May 1891

In 1880, Benjamin was living with his mother Elizabeth, his sister Nancy, and his daughter Maggie.

Rushville Republican, 2 Aug 1934
Benjamin F. Reeve Dies This Morning
Life-long Resident of Rush County Had Been in Failing Health Some Time.
Funeral Services to Be held on Saturday

Benjamin F. Reeve, 85, life-long resident of Rush county, expired at 7:30 a. m. Thursday at the home of his son, Frank G. Reeve, in Noble township. He had been in failing health for some time of a complication of diseases.
Mr. Reeve was born in Rush county November 14, 1848, the son of B. F. and Elizabeth Parker Reeve, both natives of Kentucky. He had lived all of his life in Rush county on the same farm in which he died in Noble township. He had retired from active farming a number of years ago and was a member of the Little Flat Rock Christian church. His wife was the former Susan Gray who preceded him in death.
Survivors are two sons, J. Blaine Reeve and Frank Reeve, both of Rush county; one sister, Mrs. George B. Jones, of San Francisco, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Agnes, Lillian, and Junior Reeve, and Richard Jones.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a. m. at the residence of Frank G. Reeve in Noble township with the Rev. Lee Tinsley, pastor of the Little Flat Rock Christian church, in charge. Burial will be made in East Hill cemetery.

Research Notes


Birth:          Death Certificate, Benjamin F Reeve, 1934
Marriage1:  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007 (FamilySearch)
Marriage2:  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007 (FamilySearch)
Death:        Death Certificate, Benjamin F Reeve, 1934
                   Obituary, Rushville Republican, 2 Aug 1934

1880 Census:  Rush County, Indiana
1900 Census:  Rush County, Indiana
1910 Census:  Rush County, Indiana
1920 Census:  Rush County, Indiana