Elias Morgan Reeves
Mother: Terissa Gilbreath
Birth: 3 Aug 1857, Independence County AR
Birth Source: Family Bible
Death: 27 Nov 1935, Independence County AR
Death Source: Arkansas Death Index
Spouse1: Mary Caroline McDoniel
- Teressa Jane Reaves, b. 1879, Independence Co., AR, d. 1959 Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR, married John C Henderson in 1896
- Lynn Reaves, b. 1881, Arkansas
- Samuel Matthew Reaves, b. 1886, Independence County, Arkansas
- Walter Hughes Reaves, b. 6 Apr 1889, Independence County, Arkansas
- Claude Reaves, b. c1891, Arkansas
Spelling of the name changed from Reeves to Reaves for David and all siblings born after him.
Both parents died in 1862, causes unknown. David was only four.
He is found living with his sister Cynthia Reeves Drennon in 1870 in Independence County AR. Margarett Reeves, age 11, and Elias Kirkwood Reeves, age 22, are there too. There is a J W Magness family next door.
David's sister Cynthia Drennon and her husband both died in 1871 when David was 14. He next appears with a wife, a child, and a niece, Annie Drennon, in the 1880 Independence County AR census. It is not known who he lived with between the death of his sister and his marriage.
Arknasas Death Index