Reeves, Henry M. (c1874 AR - 1951 AR)

Reeves, Henry M.

Reeves, Henry M.


Father: John M. Reeves
Mother: Cordelia Jane McBride (Clayton)

Birth: c1874, Arkansas
Birth Source: Census, Headstone

Death: 18 Apr 1951, near Melbourne, Arkansas
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Carrie Taylor, m. 28 Oct 1897, Izard County, Arkansas


Children of Henry M. Reeves and Carrie Taylor:
  1. Dewey O. Reeves, b. c1898
  2. Owen Reeves, b. c1900
  3. Myrtle E. Reeves, b. c1904, m. Amos Chrisco
  4. Lona V. Reeves, b. c1905
  5. Alvin D. Reeves, b. c1907

Melbourne Times (Melbourne, Arkansas), 27 Apr 1951
Henry Reeves, Stella Farmer, Passes
Henry Reeves, aged 78 of Stella died at his home Wednesday, April 18. Born at Gid, he was a farmer and a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs Carrie Reeves; a daughter Mrs Myrtle Chrisco of Stella; two sons, Dewey and Alvin Reeves both of Stella; two sisters, Mrs Betty Moser of Gid and Mrs Martha Twilley of San Antonio, Tex,; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Research Notes

There are discrepancies in the records concerning his birth date. His WWI Draft Card records a middle name and seems to read like "Mansaw" but is hard to interpret.


Birth:          Headstone, Reeves Cemetery, Melbourne, Izard County, Arkansas (1 Jan 1874)
                   World War I Draft Registration Card (1 Dec 1873)
                   1900 Census (Dec 1875)
Marriage1:  Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 (FamilySearch)
Death:        Melbourne Times (Melbourne, Arkansas), 27 Apr 1951
                   Headstone, Reeves Cemetery, Melbourne, Izard County, Arkansas

1900 Census:  Izard County, Arkansas
1910 Census:  Izard County, Arkansas
1920 Census:  Izard County, Arkansas
1940 Census:  Izard County, Arkansas