Reeves, Alexander (1821 NC - 1891 NC)


Reeves, Alexander


Father: Jesse Reeves
Mother: Mary Bower

Birth: 6 Feb 1821, Ashe County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Will of Jesse Reeves, Census and Gravestone

Death: 3 Jun 1891, Nathans Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina
Death Source: Gravestone in Jesse Reeves Family Cemetery

Spouse1: Lydia Reeves Osborne


Children of Alexander Reeves and Lydia Osborne Reeves:
  1. Mahala Reeves, b. 1841
  2. Giles Reeves, b. 1844
  3. Mary Reeves, b. 1846
  4. Franklin Reeves, b. 1851
  5. John A. Reeves, b. 1856
  6. Cicero Reeves, b. 1860
  7. Jesse Reeves, b. 1863
  8. Phebe Reeves, b. 1865

Research Notes

The maiden name of Alexander Reeves' wife Lydia had been previously misidentified as "Osborne" however, the probate documents included in a suit among the heirs of John Reeves record that it was Lydia who was a child and heir of John Reeves and Phoebe Osborne.


Will of Jesse Reeves, Ashe County NC Will Book A, pg 3-4
1850 Census - Ashe County, North Carolina
1860 Census - South Eastern District, Ashe County, North Carolina
1870 Census - Peak Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina
1880 Census - Peak Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina
1867 Chancery Case, Reps of John Reves vs Heirs of John Reeves, Grayson VA

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