Reeves, A.J. (1892 TX - 1966 TX)


Reeves, AJ_Jay


Father: Reeves, William Carroll
Mother: Nancy Emily Bowen

Birth: April 4 1892 Beattie, Comanche, TX
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Death: March 17 1966 in Baytown, TX
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Spouse1: Ellen Lucy Williams


Known to all as Jay. His father, William Carroll died when he was 10 years old. He raised his younger siblings and looked after his mother on the old home place near Beattie, Comanche City, TX.

He is buried in Stag Creek Cemetery, Comanche, TX.

Children of A.J. Reeves and Ellen Williams are:

  1. Gerald Dean Reeves, b.17 Sep 1919, Beattie, Comanche, TX; d. 24 Sep 1942, Phillipines
  2. Julia Mae Reeves, b. 24 Sep 1922, Beattie, TX; d. 11 March 1997, Duncan, Stephens County, OK.
  3. William Washington Reeves, b.09 Nov 1923, Hamby, Calahan, TX; d. 15 Feb 1984, Sepulveda, CA.
  4. Wanda C. W.C Reeves, b.17 Jul 1927, Beattie, Comanche, TX; d. 10 Mar 2000, Houston, TX Travis Cty.
  5. Melba Maxine Reeves, b. 06 Jun 1929, Abilene, Taylor Co., TX; d. 5 May 2010, Porterville, CA.
  6. E.J. John Reeves, b. 16 Sep 1930, Hamby, Calahan, TX; d. 19 Aug 1980, Brownwood, TX.
  7. Velma Fay Reeves, b. 03 Aug 1932, Hamby, Calahan, TX; d. 10 Jun, 2014, Waurika.
  8. Clarence Lynn “Kernal” Reeves, b. 18 Apr 1935, Willow Creek, Jones, TX; d. 30 Dec 2011, Highlands, TX
  9. Eva Rachel Reeves, b. 30 May 1937, Buffalo Gap, Taylor, TX; d. 30 May 1937

Research Notes

It has been handed down by family members that AJ was a third cousin once removed to Cynthia Ann Parker.