Reeves, Abner, Jr. (1805 GA - 1857 MS)

Abner Reeves

Reeves, Abner, Jr.


Father: Abner Reeves
Mother: Sarah Wright

Birth: Feb. 1805, Wilkes County, Georgia
Birth Source: census

Death: 14 Oct 1857, Carroll County, Mississippi
Death Source: The Hills of Wilkes County Georgia And Allied Families by Lodowick Johnson Hill, Sr., Atlanta, GA, 1922.

Spouse1: Sarah Ann Hill, m. 24 Sep 1829. Sarah was born 18 November 1812 in Wilkes Co., GA, and died 26 November 1862 in Carroll Co., MS. She was a daughter of Abram Hill and Clarissa Callaway of Wilkes Co., GA.


Children of Abner Reeves Jr. and Sarah Ann Hill were:
  1. Clarissa Reeves, b. c. 1830, GA, d. 1849, MS, m. Joseph Land Wilson.
  2. Abram Walton Reeves, b. c. 1832, GA, d. c. 1847, MS.
  3. Andrew Jackson Reeves, b. 1 Sep 1836, GA, d. 25 Jan 1912 in Holmes County, MS.
  4. Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Reeves, b. 1839, GA, d. 1860, m. Calvin Jones Coleman.
  5. Nancy Aurelia Reeves, b. 12 Jan 1843, GA, d. 26 Aug 1904, MS, m. Calvin Jones Coleman after her sister Lizzie's death.
  6. Abner Tyre Reeves, b. 1846, MS, d. c. 1879, MS, m. Josephine "Phenie" Jenkins.
  7. Albert Gallatin Reeves, b. 11 November 1849, MS, d. 22 October 1929, Itta Bena, MS, m. Tallulah McBride.
  8. Martha "Mattie" Reeves, b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 14 Oct 1932, m. William Andrew Vandiver.
Abner Reeves and his family as listed above are recorded in the 1850 census in Carroll County, Mississippi. By the 1860 census, Abner is deceased and Sarah Reeves, widow, is listed there.


1840 Meriwether County, Georgia, Census.
1850 Carroll County, Mississippi, Census.
1860 Carroll County, Mississippi, Census.