Reeve, William (1793 ENG - 1871)


Reeve, William



Birth: 4 Jun 1793, England
Birth Source: Headstone

Death: 26 May 1871
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Sarah Warden


Children of William Reeve and Sarah Warden:
  1. John Reeve, b. c20 Nov 1821
  2. William F. Reeve, b. 23 Jun 1823
  3. Thomas Reeve, b. 7 Apr 1825
  4. Joel Reeve, b. 10 Dec 1826
  5. Isaac Reeve, b. 17 Mar 1829
  6. Henry Reeve, b. c1834
  7. Elizabeth Reeve, b. c1836, m. Perry Smith
  8. Ann W. Reeve, b. c11 May 1836, d. 30 Aug 1838
  9. Charles E. Reeve, b. 3 Jun 1841

The following birth and baptism entries concerning this family are from the Independent Registers in Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire. The parents are listed as William & Sarah Reeve of Clay Coton, William being a labourer and later a shepherd.
John 20 Nov 1821
William23 Jun 182328 Oct 1823
Thomas7 Apr 182529 Jun 1825
Joel10 Dec 182629 Apr 1827
Isaac17 Mar 18297 Jun 1829

The family appears on the ship list dated 19 Apr 1830 for the Caledonia from Liverpool to New York. William's age was recorded incorrectly
William Reeve, 76
Sarah ", 31
William ", 6
Thomas ", 4
Joel ", 2
Isaac ", 11 (months)

By 1850, this family appears in Lorain County, Ohio. They are living with a Joseph Townshend, also from England. Henry, Elizabeth, and Charles are still in the household. Isaac and Charles were living with the parents in 1860. Joel Reeve was living the same County with the Raymond Starr family. Isaac was living there by 1870 with a wife and son.

William, his wife Sarah, and daughter Ann are buried in the Garfield Cemetery, Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio.

Death record for daughter Elizabeth Smith states mother's name as Sarah Warden. Charles's also states mother's name was Warden.

Research Notes


Birth:          Headstone, Garfield Cemetery, Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio
Death:        Headstone, Garfield Cemetery, Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio

1850 Census:  Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio
1860 Census:  Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio
1870 Census:  Sheffield, Lorain County, Ohio

England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970, Northamptonshire, Yelvertoft Independent 1791-1837 (Ancestry)
Passenger Manifest - Caledonia - arrived New York - April 1830