Reeves, Charles Benefield (1822 - 1904)

Charles Benefield Reeves

Reeves, Charles Benefield


Father: probably John Reeves
Mother: Frances E. Hicks

Birth: 12 Sep 1822
Birth Source: Headstone

Death: 23 Jun 1906
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Martha Gray, m. 5 Feb 1852


Children of Charles Benefield Reeves and Martha Gray:
  1. Benjamin Reeves, b. c1850
  2. John Reeves, b. c1852
  3. Martha Reeves, b. c1854
  4. Mary Reeves, b. c1862
  5. Robert Francis Reeves, b. 16 Sep 1869
  6. Thomas Reeves, b. c1867
  7. Henry Reeves, b. c1869
  8. Joseph Warren Reeves, b. 20 Jul 1879

Ages on the 1880 census for children seem to be off.

On Thursday, the 5th inst., by the Rev. Issac Nicholls, Mr. C. B. REEVES to Miss SARAH, second daughter of Charles T. and Lydia R. Gray, all of Barnwell District, So. Ca.

Research Notes

John B. Reeves has collected a number of documents on his website pertaining to the Barnwell/Allendale County Reeves family.


Birth:          Headstone, Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Allendale, Allendale County, South Carolina
Marriage1:  Newspaper Announcement, 18 Feb 1852 - Southern Baptist, Charleston, S.C., 1850-1852; p. 3, South Carolina (Published Materials Division Microfilm Publication, Charleston, S.C., Publisher T. W. Hayne, 1847 until c. 1860); South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C
Death:        Headstone, Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Allendale, Allendale County, South Carolina

1870 Census:  Barnwell County, South Carolina
1880 Census:  Barnwell County, South Carolina
1900 Census:  Barnwell County, South Carolina