Reeves, King Hiram (c1825 SC - 1886)


Reeves, King Hiram



Birth: c1825, South Carolina
Birth Source: Census

Death: 27 Oct 1886
Death Source: Obituary, Headstone Application

Spouse1: Emaline Youngblood
Spouse2: Lydia Powell


Children of King Hiram Reeves and Lydia Powell:
  1. Sarah Ann Reeves, b. 22 Feb 1863, m. J. L. Thomas
  2. William Jackson Reeves, b. 5 Jun 1866
  3. Laura S. Reeves, b. c1868
  4. John Harrison Reeves, b. c1874
  5. Acy Reeves b. c1877
  6. Dock Reeves, b. c1880
  7. Renee T. Reeves, b. 12 Sep 1883
  8. Harvey Richard Reeves, b. 26 Jun 1885

Sarah and William J.'s death certificates list the first spouse as mother. Harvey's delayed birth record lists mother's maiden name Powell. Also states both parents were born in Pickens County and father "King Harm Reeves" died at age 67.

Hiram had administration on the estate of Asel Reeves in 1883.

The Pickens Sentinel, 4 Nov 1886
Mr. Hiran (sic) Reeves of Eastatoe Township died on the 27th ult. after an illness of several weeks.

The Pickens Sentinel, 4 Jun 1891
John H. Reeves, the 17 year old son of Hiram Reeves, of the Eastatoe section, was before Commissioner Thornley last Thursday, charged with running a moonshine still. He was bound over to court under $300 bond.

Headstone application says he was buried at Reedy Cove in Pickens County.

Research Notes


Death:        The Pickens Sentinel, 4 Nov 1886

1870 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina
1880 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina

Pickens County, South Carolina Administrators and Guardians, 1842-1884, p556
South Carolina, Delayed Birth Records, 1766-1900 (Ancestry)
U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (Ancestry)
The Pickens Sentinel, 4 Jun 1891