Reeve, Gideon (c1802 - 1874)


Reeve, Gideon


Father: Barnard Reeve
Mother: Mary

Birth: c1802, England
Birth Source: Headstone

Death: 26 Apr 1874
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Mary Ann Bugg, m. 28 Jul 1826, Ling, Norfolk


Children of Gideon Reeve and Mary Ann Bugg:
  1. John Reeve, b. c1825
  2. Susan Reeve, b. c1827
  3. Phurah Reeve, b. c1829 d. bef 1836
  4. Tabitha Reeve, b. c1830
  5. Hannah Reeve, b. c1831
  6. Rachel Reeve, b. c1834
  7. Phurah Reeve, b. c1836
  8. Barnabas Reeve, b. c1845?

Gideon is listed as a Wesleyan Methodist.

Mary died 2 Oct 1884 and was buried by Gideon. The church burial record states her name was Mary Ann Bugg. She made a will in 1870 which gave everything to her son Phurah Reeve.

We find a marriage record for a Gideon Reeve and Mary Ann Bugg in Ling, Norfolk from 1826 which matches this couple. Gideon's baptism record from Ling dated 25 Jul 1802 lists his parents Barnard and Mary.

The following baptisms for the children of Gideon and Mary Ann are recorded at Lyng:
  1. Susan Reeve, bap. 22 Apr 1827
  2. Phurah Reeve, bap. 18 Jan 1829
  3. Tabitha Reeve, bap. 29 Aug 1830
  4. Hannah Reeve, bap. 11 Dec 1831
  5. Rachel Reeve, bap. 4 May 1834
  6. Phurah Reeve, bap. 28 Feb 1836

Research Notes


Baptism:    Norfolk, England, Transcripts of Church of England Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers, 1600-1935 (Ancestry)
Marriage1:  Norfolk, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936 (Ancestry)
Death:        Headstone, Bury Cemetery, Bury, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada

1841 Census:  
1851 Census:  Bury, Sherbrooke County, Canada East (Quebec)
1861 Census:  Bury, Compton, Canada East
1871 Census:  Bury, Compton, Canada East

Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 (Ancestry)
1870 Will - Mariane Bogue wife of Gideon Reeve -Actes notariés (Notarial acts), Saint-François, Mackie, Joseph-Ignace (1868-1919), Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 (Ancestry)