James Perry Reeves
Mother: Jalia Ann "Jaley" Cox
Birth: 20 Mar 1875, Estill County, Kentucky
Birth Source: Census and WWI Draft Registration
Death: 1 Jun 1960, Bell County, Kentucky
Death Source: Kentucky Death Record
Spouse1: Ethel Mae Boswell, m. Oct. 1902 in Athens, Georgia
- Elizabeth Reeves, b. 1904
- Ashford B. Reeves, b. 1907
- Ella Lee Reeves, b. 1914
- James Reeves, b. 1916
According to an article in Madison County's The Richmond Climax at the time of his marriage to Ethel Mae Boswell, Ashford B. Reeves had been pastor of the Christian church in Richmond, Kentucky for two years prior to leaving to pastor a church in Georgia.
He was educated at Central University and at the Bible College of Kentucky University, Lexington, graduating in 1898. His wife, Ethel Mae Boswell was a graduate of Lucy Cobb Institute.