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Reeves, George W. (1812 VA - 1896 NC)

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Reeves, George W.


Summary

Father: John Reeves
Mother: Phoebe Osborne

Birth: 25 Apr 1812, Grayson County, Virginia
Birth Source: Gravestone inscription, photo of stone in Jefferson Cemetery

Death: 18 Oct 1896, Ashe County, North Carolina
Death Source: Ashe County Probate Records, DOD Gravestone inscription, photo of stone in Jefferson Cemetery

Spouse1: Caroline Thomas

Narrative

Children of George W. Reeves and Carolyn Thomas:
  1. Wiley W. Reeves, b. 23 Jun 1847
  2. Stephen F. Reeves, b. 1850, d. before 1860
  3. Alice Reeves, b. 5 Dec 1852, d. 22 Mar 1932, m. William S. Hundley
  4. Rebecca Reeves, b. 30 Sep 1854, d. 7 Jun 1902
  5. Elizabeth Ann Reeves, b. 6 Mar 1857, d. 5 Apr 1900, m. John Bryan
  6. John Milton Reeves, b. 1860, died as an infant - gravestone inscription "Little John Milton Reeves"
  7. William L. Reeves, b. 24 Mar 1863
  8. Thomas Edgar Reeves, b. 10 May 1867
On 28 Jun 1845, presumably around the time of his marriage, John Reeves conveyed to George W. Reeves three tracts of land in Grayson County, Virginia "for the good will he has toward his son". Grayson VA DB9:p376-377

Research Notes


Sources

Grayson County VA Deed Book 9, pgs 376-377, online scanned deed books at Family Search
1850 Census - Grayson County, Virginia
1860 Census - Ashe County, North Carolina
1880 Census - Ashe County, North Carolina
Ashe County NC Estate File of George W. Reeves
Find A Grave, gravestone inscription at Jefferson Cemetery, Ashe County NC
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