Reeves, Cockeril ( - c1757)

Reeves, Cockeril

Reeves, Cockeril


Father: William Reeves
Mother: Elizabeth

Birth Source:

Death: c1757
Death Source:

Spouse1: Judith Hasie, m. 12 Mar 1707, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Spouse2: Elizabeth Robinson, m. 17 July 1723, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts


Children of Cockeril Reeves and Judith Hasie:
  1. Samuel Reeves, b. cJan 1708/9
  2. William Reeves, b. cDec 1710
  3. Susanna Reeves, b. cMar 1712/13
  4. Elizabeth Reeves, b. 20 Oct 1715
  5. Nathaniel Reeves, b. cNov 1718
  6. Jacob Reeves, b. cAug 1720
  7. Judith Reeves, b. cNov 1722

Children of Cockeril Reeves and Elizabeth Robinson:
  1. Mary Reeves, b. cJuly 1724
  2. John Reeves, b. c Feb 1725
  3. Benjamin Reeves, b. cFeb 1730

The children's births/baptisms are from Salem, Massachusetts Vital Records (Ancestry). The 1719 will of William Reeves from Essex County, Massachusetts names his son Cockerill Reeves.

Marriage records spell name Cockeril(l).

Ancestry lists a probate date of 11 Feb 1757 for him from Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, although he died intestate.

Among the probate papers of Salem for various Reeves is the following:
Salem, Feb the 1 1758
Received of Saml Reves Administrator of the Late Cokrel Reeves .... seven pound two shilings in full of my part of the parsinell estate - Benja Reeves

Another marked the inventory for Cockrell Reeves dated 18 Apr 1757.

In one 1757 Essex County Deed, the heirs of Cockeril Reeves are named as "Samuel Reeves of Medford in the County of Middlesex Heelmaker William Reeves and Benjamin Reeves Heelmakers both of Salem in the County of Essex Jacob Reeves of Roxbury in the County of Middlesex aforesaid Heelmaker Nathaniel Reeves of said Salem Housewright Elizabeth Hollman of said Salem widow Richard Palmer of said Salem shoreman and Mary his wife Joseph Clough of salem Salem Blacksmith and Susannah his wife with the consent of their mother Elizabeth Reeves of said Salem widow." The deed them mentions "their late Father Cockeril Reeves of said Salem Heelmaker." Judith and John are not named and may have been deceased at the time. (DB 110, p223)

In one Essex County deed, "Elizabeth Holman of Salem in the County of Essex Widow" deeded land to Joseph Clough of Salem, Blacksmith that came from "the Settlement & Division of the Real Estate of my Late Father Cockeril Reeves late deceased known by number eight in said Division." It mentions lot number seven "assigned to my sister Susannah Clough" (DB 104, p206).

Cockeril had a grandson John Reeves who died around 1800. His father has yet to be identified.


Marriage1: FamilySearch - Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
Marriage2: FamilySearch - Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
Death:       Essex, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1648-1840 (Ancestry)

1758 Deed - Elizabeth Holman to Joseph Clough - Essex County, Massachusetts Deed Book 104, p206
1757 Deed - Children of Cockeril Reeves to Dixey Morgan - Essex County, Massachusetts Deed Book 110, p223