Reeve, John Flavel (c1800 NY - 1869 DC)

John Flavel Reeve

Reeve, John Flavel


Father: Isaac T. Reeve

Birth: c1800, New York
Birth Source: Census

Death: 30 Sep 1869, Washington, D. C.
Death Source: Obituary, Mortality Schedule

Spouse1: Elizabeth P. Grubbs, m. 3 Apr 1824


Children of John Flavel Reeve and Elizabeth P.:
  1. Edward Payson Reeve, b. 17 Jul 1832
  2. James L. Reeve, b. c1834
  3. Thomas C. Reeve, b. c1836
  4. Elizabeth P. Reeve, b. c1840

This John Reeve was from New York and appears to be the same John Flavel Reeve, son of Isaac T. Reeve, baptized at the Mattituck Presbyterian Church on 15 Mar 1801. His line is covered in the book ''Study of the Reeve Family of Long Island NY."

Marriage Notices from the Family Visitor (Richmond Newspaper)
[Married] - By the Rev. J. H. Turner, Mr. John F. Reeves, of this city, to Miss Elizabeth Grubbs, of Hanover. - April 3, 1824.

John F. Reeves was listed as a private in the Confederacy in the 8th Virginia Infantry.

Daily National Republican, 1 Oct 1869
REEVE. - On Wednesday morning, Sept. 30, JOHN F. REEVE, in the 69th year of his age.
The friends of the family are invited to attend his funeral at his late residence, 258 Ninth street, between M and N streets, on Saturday, October 2, at 3 o'clock, p. m.

The 1870 mortality schedule notes he was born in New York and was a clerk.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850 (Ancestry)
Death:        Daily National Republican, 1 Oct 1869

1830 Census:  Hanover County, Virginia
1840 Census:  Hanover County, Virginia
1850 Census:  Richmond, Virginia

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 (Ancestry)