Reeve, Gilbert (1785 NJ - 1866 NJ)


Reeve, Gilbert


Father: William Reeve
Mother: Sarah

Birth: 28 Jul 1785, Millburn, Essex County, New Jersey
Birth Source: Census, Death Record

Death: 5 Feb 1866, Millburn, Essex County, New Jersey
Death Source: Death Record

Spouse1: Charlotte Sayre, m. 25 Feb 1809, Essex County, New Jersey


Children of Gilbert Reeve and Charlotte Sayre:
  1. Abner S. Reeve, b. 10 Feb 1810
  2. William Reeve
  3. Ezra Reeve, b. 1814
  4. Jonas C. Reeve, b. c1816
  5. David Reeve
  6. Phebe M. Reeve, b. c1824
  7. Harriet N. Reeve, b. c1828

There is a John Reeve (b. c1810 in Scotland) living with them in 1850.

Gilbert's death record states his mother was Sarah. This implies his father was married twice.

Gilbert's will, written in 1862, names besides his wife Charlotte "my seven children viz Abner, William, Ezra, Jonas, David, Phebe, and Harriet." He appointed "my sons Abner S Reeve and William B Reeve executors of this my last will and Testament."

Research Notes


Birth:          William Reeve Family Bible
Marriage1:  FamilySearch - New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956
Death:        FamilySearch - New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988

1850 Census:  Springfield, Essex County, Massachusetts
1860 Census:  Milburn, Essex County, Massachusetts

1862 Will - Gilbert Reeve - Essex County, New Jersey Will Book O, p259