Reeve, Peter (1759 - c1809)


Reeve, Peter


Father: John Reeve
Mother: Elizabeth Bricks

Birth: 1 Feb 1759
Birth Source: Quaker Records

Death: c1809
Death Source: Inventory

Spouse1:Lydia Foster, m. 9 Mar 1784
Spouse2: Hannah Ward


Children of Peter Reeve:
  1. John Reeve, b. 25 Jan 1803
  2. Beulah Reeve, b. 28 Jan 1805, d. 15 May 1857

Marriage record for Peter and Lydia state Peter's parents were John and Elizabeth Reeve.

"Hannah Reeve, widow of Peter Reeve, dcd & daughter of James & Margaret Ward decd was born 2 mo 21st 1769."

1809, Dec. 5. Reeve, Peter, of Cumberland Co. Int. Inventory, $1,261.63; made by John Elkinton, John Young. Sworn to by Hannah Reeve, and Isaac Lowery, Adm'rs, Dec. 27, 1809. Affirmed by appraisers, Feb. 21, 1810. File 1509 F.

Research Notes

There is a death record for daughter Beulah in Pennsylvania with the same death date as the Quaker records record which confirms she was the same one in Pennsylvania. She and John were living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1850. John was either married to a Lydia or their cousin Lydia Reeve was living with them.


Birth:          Union, New Jersey, Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meetings, Births and Deaths, 1686-1798 (Ancestry)
Marriage1:  Atlantic, New Jersey, Great Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting, Second Book of Marriage Certificate 1774-1794, p32 (Ancestry)
Death:        New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817, Volume XXXXI, Abstracts of Wills, 1810-1813, p308 (Ancestry)

Union, New Jersey, Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meetings Records of Births and Burials, 1702-1887 (Ancestry)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Northern District Deaths of Members, 1807-1885, p105 (Ancestry)