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Reeves, David (1855 KY - 1907)

Reeves, David

Reeves, David


Summary

Father: William Reeves
Mother: Pricilla Jane Reed

Birth: 6 Aug 1855, Kentucky
Birth Source: Census, Headstone

Death: 28 May 1907
Death Source: Headstone

Narrative

Living with Needham and Isora Smith in 1880. The census says he was a cousin. The exact relationship isn't clear.

The Paducah Sun, 10 Jan 1907
Mr. David Reeves, ex-sheriff of Marshall county, was operated on at Riverside hospital this morning. Mr. Clem Riggs, of Bardwell, was operated on yesterday at the hospital.

The Courier-Journal, 13 Apr 1907
Sheriff Dying at Benton.
Paducah, Ky., April 12 - [Special] - David Reeves, Sheriff of Marshall county, is dying at his country home near Benton. Physicians say he cannot live longer than a few days. He has been ill several months.

The Paducah Sun, 30 May 1907
Hon. David Reeves
Dies of Stomach Trouble and is Buried at Benton.
Marshall County Sheriff and Public Man of Popular Traits
The funeral of Hon. David Reeves of Benton, who died Tuesday of stomach trouble was held this afternoon. The burial was in the Palmer cemetery. He was one of the most popular men in Marshall county, having been sheriff of the county and held several other public positions. He was 50 years old, born and raised in Marshall county. He was a bachelor. He is survived by three brothers, Messrs. James Reeves Oak Level; John and Hugh Reeves, of Colorado and a sister, Mrs. G. Bohannan, of Marshall county. He leaves the following half brothers and sisters: Messrs. Robert and App Reeves and Mrs. T. J. Riley, Marshall county. The deceased was a cousin of Circuit Judge William M. Reed.

Sources

Birth:        Headstone, Palmer Cemetery, Marshall County, Kentucky
Death:        Headstone, Palmer Cemetery, Marshall County, Kentucky
Census:      1880 Census - Marshall County, Kentucky
History:    The Paducah Sun, 10 Jan 1907
                   The Courier-Journal, 13 Apr 1907
                   The Paducah Sun, 30 May 1907