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Reeve, Isaac (c1655 - 1722)

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Reeve, Isaac


Summary

Father: Thomas Reeve
Mother: Grace Burrell (Chalke)

Birth: c1655, Good Easter, Essex
Birth Source: Baptism Record

Death: May 1722, Good Easter, Essex
Death Source: Will & Probate, Burial

Spouse1: Martha Barker

Narrative

Isaac married Martha Barker 30 Jan 1682 at St Mary the Virgin,Great Dunmow, Essex

Children of Isaac Reeve and Martha:
  1. Isaac Reeve, b. c1687
  2. Grace Reeve, b. c1688, m. Mr. William Raven
  3. Mary Reeve, b. c1690-1691, m. William Mathews
  4. Joan Reeve, b. c1693
  5. Joseph Reeve, b. c1696
  6. William Reeve, b. c1698
  7. Elizabeth Reeve, b. c1686
  8. Martha Reeve, b. c1684, m. John Skinner
  9. Sarah Reeve, b.1702 and d. 1702

From the Good Easter, St. Andrew Parish Register:
  • Isaac son of Thomas and Grace Reeve baptiz Octobr 2 (1655)
  • Isaac the sonne of Isaac Reeve & of Martha his wife was baptized the 29th day of November 1687
  • Grace the daughter of Isaac Reeve & of Martha his wife was baptized the 16th day of November 1688
  • Mary the daughter of Isaac Reeve & of Martha his wife was baptized the first day of January 1690 (1690/1)
  • Joan the daughter of Isaac Reeve & of Martha his wife was baptized the 23d day of March 1692 (1692/3)
  • Joseph the sonne of Isaac Reeve Reeve & of Martha is wife was baptized the twelfth day of October 1696
  • William Reeve the son of Isaac Reeve & of Martha his wife was baptized the 27th day of October 1698

Isaac Reeve was buried on 28 May 1722 at Good Easter, St. Andrew.

In his will, dated 12 Apr 1722 and proved 10 Dec 1722, he describes himself as of Good Easter, Essex and mentions:
  • wife Martha Reeve
  • my eldest son Isaac Reeve
  • I give to ye rest of my children...ye said Isaac Reeve Joseph Reeve William Reeve Elizabeth Battees, Grace Raven, & Mary Mathews
  • Son-in-law Skinner

Essex Archives has a record from Session court in 1707 concerning Isaac and Joseph, presumably this Isaac and his brother Joseph:
  • Recognizance of Joseph Reeve of Good Easter labourer, Matth. Nightingale ofRoxwell yeoman, and Isaac Reeve of Good Easter farmer; Joseph Reeve to answer for unlawfully using a net and robbing a fish-pond in Good Easter, with certain others. Agreed.

There is a marriage licence and bond for daughter Martha and John Skinner from the Commissary of Bishop of London dated 1710.

Research Notes


Sources

Marriage: Essex, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Baptism:    Good Easter, St Andrew, Essex Parish Register D/P 57/1/1
Burial:       Essex, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:2:19PD-1PZ
1722 Will - Isaac Reeve Sr. - Bishop of London: Peculiar of Good Easter, D/APgW 1/67
Good Easter, St. Andrew, Essex Parish Register D/P 57/1/2
Essex Marriages And Banns 1537-1935 (FindMyPast)
Essex Archives - Q/SR 532/25
Essex Archives - 1710 Marriage Licence Bond - John Skinner to Martha Reeve