Reeves, Aeneas S. (1787 - 1822 SC)


Reeves, Aeneas S.


Father: Enos Reeves
Mother: Amy Legare

Birth: 12 Dec 1787
Birth Source: Legare Family Bible

Death: 1822
Death Source: Will

Spouse1: Elizabeth Sully


Children of Aeneas S. Reeves and Elizabeth Sully:
  1. Matthew Sully Reeves, b. 1783
  2. Ann Elizabeth Reeves, b. 1818
  3. Mary Matilda Reeves, b. 1820
  4. Sarah Reeves
There is an Eenas S Reeves, b. c1800-1810 on the 1830 census in Charleston. This could not be this Aeneas as his will was proved in 1822.

Aeneas married Elizabeth Sully of Tiverton, Devonshire, England in 1810 lived in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina.

From The Charleston Daily Courier:
The Subscribers respectfully inform their Friends and the Public in general, that they have emered into Copartnership in the HOUSE CARPENTERS AND JOINED TRADE, which they will conduct in all its various branches and they hope by their deligence, punctuality, and despatch, to merit the custom of such as may feel disposed to patronize them. They may be found by such, at their respective places of residence, No. 107, Queen street, between Meeting and Church streets; No. 89, Church street, next door to the corner of Amen street, or at their WORK SHOP, No. 68, Church-street, on the west side, between Cumberland-street and St. Philip's Church.

AEneas S. Reeves,
Abraham P. Reeves.
July 14, 1814

Frederick Weaner was appointed administrator to make the inventory of Aeneas S. Reeves's estate on 19 Dec 1822.

There is a Charleston County Equity Bill entitled Elizabeth Reeves and Mathew, Elizabeth, Mary, & Sarah Reeves vs. Frederick Weener Exor of Aeneas S. Reeves. The Bill is from 1824 and states Matthew, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah were infant children of Eneas S. Reeves

Research Notes


1820 Census:  Charleston County, South Carolina

1822 Will - Charleston, South Carolina Wills Vol 35, p772 (Will Book F, p453)
Charleston County, South Carolina Letters of Testamentary 1815-1823, p426
Daniel Legare, Jr. Family Bible Record - Library of Virginia Family Bible Collection
The Charleston Daily Courier, 19 Jul 1814
Charleston County, South Carolina Equity Bill 1824, No. 58