Reeve, Jeremiah (c1687 - 1743)


Reeve, Jeremiah


Father: John Reeve
Mother: Eleanor Brock

Birth: c1687-1689
Birth Source:

Death: Apr 1743
Death Source: Essex Burials

Spouse1: Ruth Windle, m. 29 Apr 1712, Braintree, St. Michael The Archangel, Essex


Children of Jeremiah Reeve and Ruth Windle:
  1. John Reeve
  2. Ruth Reeve
  3. Ethena Reeve
  4. Sarah Reeve

Age on marriage certificate was 23.

D/DB T1428 7 February 1712 Titled Recovery of lands in Little Leighs by
John Reeve and Jeremiah Reeve John Reeve, gentleman, of Childerditch, Jeremiah Reeve of Braintree Clothier and heir of the body of Eleanor Reeve, late wife of the said John Reeve, by the said John Reeve, begotten which Eleanor was the only daughter heir of the Body of Isaac Brocke and Eleanor his wife both deceased of the first part

From the 1724 will of William Windell:
And to my Daughter Ruth Reeve the wife of Jeremiah Reeve....And to my Grandchildren John Ruth Ethena & Sarah Reeve...

1734 Freeholders of Essex age is given as 47 (1687).

Jeremiah was buried 22 Apr 1743 at Braintree.

Daughter Sarah was baptized 11 May 1727.

Research Notes

More information on this family available on Delores Dickson's blog.

There is a marriage for a Jeremiah Reeve to Ann Hales in Braintree 18 Oct 1716. So he may have married more than once.
Ann daughter of Jeremiah Reeve and Ann his wife bapt 23 Jun 1717
Jeremiah son of Jeremiah Reeve and Ann his wife bapt 12 Jan 1720

On 8 Sep 1742, Jeremiah son of Jeremiah Reeve is listed as an apprentice of Thos Smith of Braintree, Essex, a currier.


Marriage1:  Essex, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry)
Burial:       FamilySearch - England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997 (Ancestry says 22 Apr)

UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811 (Ancestry)
1724 Will - William Windell of Bocking, Essex - Archbishop Of Canterbury: Peculiar Of Deanery Of Bocking, May 1725 (Essex Archives)