Reeve, John (1816 - c1844)

Reeve, John

Reeve(s), John


Father: Asa Reeves
Mother: Susannah Hidah

Birth: 30 Jun 1816
Birth Source: Family Bible

Death: by Aug 1844
Death Source: Estate

Spouse1: Rebecca


Children of John Reeve(s) and Rebecca:
  1. Asa Reeves, b. c1840
  2. Mary Reeve, b. c1842

John is listed on the 1840 census with only him and his wife in the household. The children Asa and Mary Reeves are listed in the household of Andrew Swearingen, their guardian, in Champaign County, Illinois in 1850.

The following facts appear from the estate of John Reeve filed in Montgomery County, Indiana:
-George Ewing was the administrator of the estate of John Reeve from at least 1845. Names mentioned in the estate account include Isaac Reeve, Joseph Reeve, Samuel Reeve.
-Menerva Hayden appeared in court 26 Aug 1844 stating that no payment had been made by the estate for what she was due.
-Included in the list of buyers were: Asa Reeves Sr., Joseph Reeve, Isaac Reeve, Jonathan Hayden, Samuel Reeve, Rebecca Reeve. Samuel Reeve was the one who reported the sales.
-Andrew Swearenger of Champaign County, Illinois was appointed guardian of Asa and Mary Reeve, infant heirs of John Reeve in 1846.
-Widow was Rebecca Reeve.

Research Notes


John Reeve Estate File - Montgomery County, Indiana Probate Files Box 14