Reeve, Joseph (c1656 NY - 1736 NY)


Reeve, Joseph


Father: Thomas Reeve
Mother: Mary MNU

Birth: 1656, Southold, Suffolk County, new York
Birth Source:

Death: 22 Apr 1736, Southold, Suffolk County, New York
Death Source: The Salmon Records & Headstone

Spouse1: Abigail MNU (possibly Hallock)
Spouse2: Mrs. Deliverance Homan Whitehair


Children of Joseph Reeve and Abigail:
  1. Joseph Reeve, Jr.
  2. Benjamin Reeve, b. c1686
  3. David Reeve
  4. Hezekiah Reeve
  5. Solomon Reeve
  6. Abigail Reeve, m. either Thomas Dickerson on 13 Jan 1715, or John Dickerson on 2 or 5 December 1710.
  7. Mary Reeve
  8. William Reeve
  9. Hannah Reeve

Joseph is listed in the 1683 Southold Estimates for tax rates.

In 1686 he is listed in the Southold census with four males and one female in the household.

The 1698 census lists his household as containing Joseph, Abigal, Joseph Jr., Benjamin, David, Ezekias, Solomon, Abigail, and Mary Reeve.

Relevant death entries from the Salmon records concerning this family:
  • 1707 Apr [2] Joseph Reeve wife Abigail
  • 1736 Apr 22 Joseph Reeve aged 80
  • 1743 Feb 7 Wid Deliverance Reeve. 74.

Joseph was buried in the Old Burying Ground of First Pres Southold. His headstone reads: "Here lyes the/body of/Mr Joseph Reeve/Aged 80 Years/Decd April ye 22/1736."


Death:        The Salmon Records
Burial:       Findagrave - Old Burying Ground of First Presbyterian Church, Southold, Suffolk County, New York

1683 Estimate - Southold, New York
1686 Census - Southold, New York
1698 Census - Southold, New York
1722 Will - Joseph Reeve - New York in Liber 12, p514
1740 Will - Deliverance Reeve - New York Wills and Administrations Liber 15, p174