Reeves, Freeborn (1658 MA - )


Reeves, Freeborn


Father: John Reeves
Mother: Elizabeth

Birth: 10 July 1658, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
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Spouse1: Margaret Felton, m. 22 Nov 1715, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts


Children of Freeborn Reeves and Margaret Felton:
  1. Freeborn Reeves, b. c1716

Among the Essex County, Massachusetts Probate papers is the following:
Freeborne Reeves of Salem son of Freeborne Reeves of Salem Dec a minor of sixteen years: do make choice of Samuel Follon of ? town to be my guardian to act on my behalf for my Interest boath for my self & my estate in all things according to law during my minority & to ? act thereof to ? Judge of Probate as wittness my hand this 24th Feb 1732 Freeborn reeves
Garrett Felton

In a deed from Nov 1739, Freeborn Reeves deeded Cockerill Reeves land "whereof my Hon Grandfather William Reeves late of Salem aforesaid Mason died seized." This would appear to be the younger Freeborn and since the elder was deceased by 1732 according to the above probate record.


Birth:       Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 (FamilySearch)
Marriage: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 (FamilySearch)
History: 1739 Deed - Freeborn Reeves to Cockeril Reeves - Essex County, Massachusetts Deed Book 78, p201