Reeves, Abraham (1764 - 1838)


Reeves, Abraham



Birth: 1764
Birth Source:

Death: 24 Dec 1838
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Christina Shykels, m. c20 Sep 1787


Children of Abraham Reeves and Christina Shykels:
  1. Sarah Reeves, b. 2 Dec 1788 m. John Sholton
  2. Maria Reeves, b. 2 May 1792 m. Felix Eyde
  3. Nathaniel H. Reeves, b. 27 Jan 1795
  4. Stephen Reeves, b. 28 Jul 1797
  5. Clarissa Reeves, b. 23 Dec 1799, m. John Smith, m2. Briggs
  6. Morris B. Reeves, b. 2 Apr 1802
  7. Deborah Reeves, b. 10 Aug 1804, m. George Washington Jackson
  8. Ann Reeves, b. 18 Aug 1807, m. Daniel Carroll
  9. Harris Reeves, b. 9 Jul 1810

Marriage certificate is dated 20 Sep 1787 with full name of Christina Shykels. Abraham of Cumberland County. The family Bible gives her name as Chrissie Sheckels. All the above children are listed in said Bible.

Administration of Abraham's estate was granted to Nathaniel H. and Stephen on 21 Jan 1839. It states that Abraham died intestate.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  New Jersey Colonial Documents, Volume XXII, Marriage Records 1665-1800, p320
Death:        Headstone
Burial:       Findagrave - Maurice River Friends Quaker Burial Ground, Port Elizabeth, Cumberland County, New Jersey

1839 Administration - Abraham Reeves - Cumberland County, New Jersey Administration Book A, p155
1840 Deed - Heirs of Abraham Reeves to Stephen Reeves - Cumberland County, New Jersey Deed Book 70, p449
Abraham Reeves Family Bible