Reeves, Dorcas A. (1835 SC - 1863 SC)

Reeves, Dorcas A.

Reeves, Dorcas A.


Father: James Reeves
Mother: Bethenia Williams

Birth: 7 May 1835, Rich Hill, Lancaster County, South Carolina
Birth Source: Will of James Reeves, Sr., Headstone and census

Death: 27 Aug 1863, Lancaster County, South Carolina
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: John William Duren, m. c1850


Children of Dorcas A. Reeves and John William Duren:
  1. William J. Duren, b. 30 Mar 1851
  2. Mary Elizabeth Duren, b. 4 Feb 1853
  3. Abram Thomas Duren, b. 19 Feb 1855
  4. Robert C. Duren, b. 18 Feb 1857
  5. George Franklin Duren, b. Apr 1859
  6. Lee Dixon Duren, b. 21 Jul 1861

Name on headstone reads Darcas Duren. Descendants have listed the actual birth/death days, but no sources provided. Headstone only gives years. Byrum J. Blackmon was appointed guardian of Dorcas Reeves, child of James Reeves decd., on December 27, 1845. John W. Duren settled agreement on the return and settlement of the account January 17, 1851 with A. B. Blackmon under James H. Witherspoon.

The Durens lived in Florida, but they brought the body back up to Fork Hill for burial.


Birth:        Headstone, Fork Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lancaster County, South Carolina
Death:        Headstone, Fork Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lancaster County, South Carolina
Census:      1860 Census - Alachua County, Florida
History:     Lancaster County, SC Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964, pkt 7495, 7409
                   1844 Will of James Reeves, Sr.