Reeves, Elizabeth (1804 NS - 1899 NS)


Reeves, Elizabeth


Father: Reeves, Charles
Mother: Wisdom, Lucy

Birth: 1804, Dartmouth, Halifax co., Nova Scotia
Birth Source: Tombstone inscription

Death: 1899, Fall River, Halifax co., Nova Scotia
Death Source: Tombstone inscription

Spouse1: Miller, John


Elizabeth was born to parents Charles Reeves and Lucy Wisdom in 1804. She married John Miller in 1831 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (2, 4) and settled in the Fall River area in Halifax county, near several of her siblings, including her sister Lucy, who was married to her husband's brother (3). She appears to have gone by the name Eliza during her adult life. Her husband John died in 1864. She died many years later, in 1899 and is buried in the St. John's Anglican church cemetery in Fall River beside her husband.

Her known children are as follows:

  1. John D. Miller, 1831-1923
  2. Charles H. Miller, b. 1832
  3. Lucy Miller, 1835-1912
  4. Harriet Miller, b. 1840
  5. Edward Howe Miller, 1854-1933

Research Notes


(1) Tombstone inscription for Elizabeth Reeves, St. John's Anglican church cemetery, Fall River, Halifax co., Nova Scotia.

(2) Nova Scotia Marriage bond, Halifax county, dated 24 May 1831; located in Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, on-line resource at: https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com
Registration Year: 1831 - Book: 1800 - Page: 6050

(3). History Along the Old Guysborough Road, Gray & Smith, pub. 1987

(4). Christ Church Anglican Church, Dartmouth, Halifax county; marriage record dated 28 May 1831

(5) 1861 Canada Census, Halifax county, polling district 18

(6). 1871 Canada Census, Census Place: Truro Road, Halifax East, Nova Scotia

(7). 1881 Canada Census, Census Place: Ward 5, Halifax City, Nova Scotia

(8). 1891 Canada Census, for Edward Miller family; Census Place: Waverley, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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