Reeve, John Charles (1826 ENG - 1920 OH)


Reeve, John Charles, Dr.


Father: John Reeve
Mother: Sarah

Birth: 5 Jun 1826, England
Birth Source: US Passport

Death: 15 Sep 1920, Dayton, Ohio
Death Source: Directory of Deceased Physicians

Spouse1: Emma Griswold Barlow, m. 10 Aug 1849, Cuyahoga County, Ohio


Children of John Charles Reeve and Emma Griswold Barlow:
  1. Charlotte E. Reeve, b. 14 Jun 1855, m. Mr. Conover
  2. John Charles Reeve, b. c1860
  3. Mary Reeve, b. c1864
  4. Sidney A. Reeve, b. c1866

John Charles Reeve, son of John and Sarah, was baptized 6 Aug 1826 in Mells, Somerset, England.

In 1860, a Henry W. Reeve, b. age 24, likely a younger brother, was living with him.

His passport application for himself and daughter Charlotte gives his birthdate and mentions the ship Emily his father came on to the US in 1832. It also says his father was naturalized in Cleveland Ohio 17 Apr 1838.

He was licensed as a Physician in Dayton, Ohio in 1896.

Note that his obituaries published at death say that he was born in Mells, Somerset, south of London, June 5, 1826. His obituary describes him as a well-known surgeon.

Research Notes


Birth:          U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (Ancestry), John Chas Reeve, 1903
Baptism:    Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 (Ancestry)
Marriage1:  Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973 (Ancestry)
Death:        Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929 (Ancestry)
                   Dayton Daily News, 16 Sep 1920

1860 Census:  Montgomery County, Ohio
1870 Census:  Montgomery County, Ohio
1880 Census:  Montgomery County, Ohio
1900 Census:  Montgomery County, Ohio
1910 Census:  Montgomery County, Ohio