Reeves, Adonijah ( - 1798)


Reeves, Adonijah



Birth Source:

Death: 8 Feb 1798
Death Source: Family Bible

Spouse1: Moly Jollifer, m. 1 Apr 1777
Spouse2: Mary Bellengy, m. 21 Feb 1781
Spouse3: Drusila Hand, m. 18 Nov 1790


Children of Adonijah Reeves and Mary Bellengy:
  1. Aaron Reeves, b. 25 Oct 1781
  2. James Reeves, b. 13 Jun 1787

Children of Adonijah Reeves and Drusila Hand:
  1. Jere Reeves, b. 1 Jul 1791, d. 1 Oct 1791
  2. Polly Reeves, b. 3 Nov 1793
  3. Ruth Reeves, b. 5 Oct 1797

His will only names his wife Druscilla and mentions the children, but not by name. The inventory of the estate of Adonijah Reeves was made 14th of February 1798 by Daniel Crowell and Aaron Bennet. The fact that Daniel Crowell was involved could suggest a connection to the Abraham Reeves who married Ruth Crowell. See Ruth Rieves for more information.

Research Notes


Marriage2:  New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1683-1802 (Ancestry)

Adonijah Reeves Family Bible
1798 Will - Adonijah Reeves - Cape May County, New Jersey Will Records 708E