Reeves, Archibald (c1788 VA - )


Reeves, Archibald



Birth: c1788, Virginia
Birth Source: Census

Death Source:

Spouse1: Rachel


Children of Archibald Reeves and Rachel:
  1. William Reeves, b. c1820
  2. George Reeves, b. c1830
  3. Harris Reeves,, b. c1832
  4. Archibald Reeves, Jr., b. c1834

Berks and Schuylkill Journal, 25 Nov 1826
A man named John Rutledge, while sitting on a log in the woods in Howland, Ohio, cracking nuts, was shot by Archibald Reeves, who mistook him for a bear.

In the trial report concerning the murder of Archibald Jr. published in several newspapers, "Archibald Reeves, father of Archibald Reeves, Jr., deceased" and "Wm. Reeves, brother of the deceased" testified.

Research Notes


1830 Census:  Trumbull County, Ohio
1840 Census:  Trumbull County, Ohio
1850 Census:  Trumbull County, Ohio - https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX3C-TW7
1860 Census:  Trumbull County, Ohio - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCGB-KP8

Berks and Schuylkill Journal, 25 Nov 1826 (Reading, PA)
Trump of Fame, 5 Dec 1860, Trial of John Klingensmith for the Murder of Archibald Reeves Jr., on the 21st of January, 1860.