Reeves, Caroline (1825 GA - 1890 AL)

Reeves, Caroline

Reeves, Caroline


Father: probably Thomas Reeves
Mother: Bethenia or Bethany Stinson

Birth: 4 Apr 1825, Georgia
Birth Source: Date from Obituary in Alabama Enquirer below, place of birth - census records

Death: 22 Mar 1890, Morgan County, Alabama
Death Source: Obituary

Spouse1: Sutton F. A. Yeager on 20 Mar 1845 in Morgan County, Alabama


In the 1880 census of Morgan County, Alabama, Caroline Reeves Yeager, also lists the birthplace of her father Thomas Reeves as Maryland. This, along with the similar statements of her brothers, Hickerson and Thomas, further confirms that she was a grandchild of Bennett Reeves who migrated from Charles County, Maryland to Wilkes County, Georgia.

The Alabama Enquirer, March 27, 1890

Mrs. Caroline Yeager, nee Reeves, died at her home near Hartselle, March 22nd, 1890, with softening of the brain. She was born in Morgan County, April 4th, 1825. She was married to S. F. A. Yeager on March 20th, 1845.

She professed religion and joined the Baptist Church while young and lived an humble, pious, christian until her death. She was buried at the Reeves Family Cemetery, three miles east of Hartselle, on Sunday, March 23rd. The funeral was preached by her pastor, the undersigned. ----J. I. Stockton.

Children of Caroline Reeves and Sutton Yeager:
  1. Eliza J. Yeager, b. 1846
  2. Ann E. Yeager, b. 1848
  3. James T. Yeager, b. 1850
  4. Francis M. Yeager, b. 1852
  5. Louisa P. Yeager, 1855
  6. Caroline Logan(?) Yeager, b.1859
  7. Julia Yeager, b. 1861
  8. Mary L. Yeager, 1864

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