Reeves, Francis Marion (1870 GA -1952 TX)


Reeves, Francis Marion


Father: Reeves, Ransom Thompson
Mother: Kitchens, Joyce Angeline

Birth: 1 Nov 1870
Birth Source: Find a Grave

Death: 24 Nov 1952
Death Source: Find a Grave

Spouse1: Mathews, Francis P.
Spouse2: Holcombe, Mary Alice


Children of Francis Marion Reeves and Francis P. Mathews:
  1. Annie Laura Reeves, b. 17 Sep 1888 in GA d. 6 Jan 1919. Married Wm. Nathan Whitt
  2. John Thompson "J.T." Reeves, b. 14 May 1890 in GA, d. 11 Mar 1969. Married Minnie Myrtle Unknown
  3. Emma Jean (possibly Jane) Reeves, b. 30 Jul 1892 in GA, d. 30 Jul 1956. Married Hiram E. Ramsey
  4. Thompson Monroe Reeves, b. 21 Jan 1895 in TX, d. 16 Mar 1968. Married Mary Jane Unknown
  5. Francis 'Fannie' Angeline Reeves, born 25 Sep 1897 in TX, d. 19 Mar 1919. Married Gus Arthur Moore
  6. George Washington Reeves, b. 12 Apr 1900 in TX, d. 14 May 1968. Married Nola Bell Unknown
  7. William Earl Reeves, b. 26 Aug 1902 in TX, d. 8 Nov 1990. Married Annie G. Unknown
  8. Marion Jasper Reeves, b. 31 Jul 1905 in TX, d. 9 Mar 1956. Married Retha Lillian Unknown
  9. Robert Lee Reeves, b. 6 Dec 1907 in TX, d. 3 Jun 1966 in Gainesville, TX. Married Willie Lee Ward

Children of Francis Marion Reeves and Mary Alice Holcombe:
  1. Ethel Ernestine Reeves, b. 16 Nov 1913 in TX, d. 23 Jul 2015. Married Ivan Joseph Davidson
  2. Letha 'Trixie' Reeves, b. 8 Sep 1915 in TX, d. 14 Jan 1998. Married Robert Lee Morris
  3. Ernest Elsberry Reeves, b. 21 May 1919 in TX, d. 16 May 1983. Married Leta Mae Unknown
  4. Raymond Barton Reeves, b. 1920 in TX., d. 2005
  5. Waunema 'Nina' Reeves, b. 1 Nov 1922 in TX, d. 31 Jul 2007. Married Ray David West

Francis Marion Reeves first married Francis P Mathews (parents unknown) and after her death, married Mary Alice Holcombe, daughter of Elsberry Holcombe and Sarah Ann Francis Hodge.

Research Notes

There is also an Opal V. Miller listed as their "daughter" on the 1910 Federal Census, Cooke County, TX. Adopted? There is a transcription error on Ancestry.com listing her age as 8 years. Actually, it is 8/12.

On the 1940 Federal Census, Cooke County, TX, Mary Alice is listed as Mary and indicates they have been married 29 years (1911). Living next door is a 'Fannie Holcombe, age 71' - most likely the mother of Mary Alice. On adjacent properties are Ernest and Robert.


Georgia, Marriage Records, Select Counties, 1928-1978
1910 Federal Census, Cooke County, TX
1920 Federal Census, Cooke County, TX
1940 Federal Census, Cooke County, TX (listed as Marion Reeves)
U.S. Find a Grave