Reeves, Elijah Jr.
SummaryFather: Elijah Reeves
Mother: Margaret "Peggy"
Birth: c1781, Virginia
Birth Source: Census
Death: aft 1850
Spouse1: Nancy Plummer, m. 1 Jul 1800 in Fleming County, Kentucky
Spouse2: Mary Spencer Reeves, m. 29 Jul 1824 in Fleming County, Kentucky (Marriage record has been incorrectly transcribed as Mary Glover)
NarrativeProbable children of Elijah Reeves, Jr. and Nancy Plummer:
- Thomas C. Reeves
- Elijah S. Reeves, b. 1818
Elijah Reeves married the widow of his brother Spencer in 1824. The marriage record states "Elijah Reeves and Mary Reeves, widow of Spencer Reeves, Jul 29, 1824. John Ulett, bondsman."
In 1836, Elijah and Mary sold some land. They probably moved soon after, and eventually ended up in Brown County, Illinois.
The second wife Mary died 20 Mar 1856 and is buried in the Marden Cemetery in Brown County, Illinois.
Sources1810 Census: Fleming County, Kentucky
1820 Census: Fleming County, Kentucky
1830 Census: Fleming County, Kentucky
1840 Census: Brown County, Illinois
1850 Census: Brown County, Illinois
1817 Deed - Elijah Reeves Heirs to Elisha Hurd - Fleming County, Kentucky Deed Book H, p180
1836 Deed - Elijah and Mary Reeves to Israel Harget - Fleming County, Kentucky Deed Book T, p223