Mother: Probably Nancy Hooker
Birth Source: Estimated from census of 1810 and 1830
Death: after 1830, probably in Tennessee
Death Source: Last recorded in Smith County, Tennessee in 1830 census
The 1810 census of Rutherford County, Tennessee records Hooker as the head of a household that includes 1 male 26-44 and one female age 16-25.
Hooker Reeves is recorded as having served in the 3rd Regiment of Copeland's West Tennessee Militia during the War of 1812.
By 1830, Hooker was living in Smith County, Tennessee and his household consists of 1 Male < 5, 1 Male 5-9, 1 Male 15-19, 1 Male 50-59, 1 Female 5-9, 1 Female 10-14, 1 Female 15-19 and 1 Female 40-49.
There are no probate records in Smith County for Hooker Reeves so it is unknown whether he died there intestate or moved away from that area.
Jonathan Reeves in Wake County in the area of the Fish Dam along the Neuse River.
Jonathan Reves was security for the 1789 marriage of Ruth Banks, daughter of Richard Banks and Karrenhappuch Hooker, to Willis Jones in Wake County.¹ When another daughter of Richard Banks, Sally, had married Garland McAlester on 1 Jun 1784, in Granville County, William Reeves was the bondsman and John Minor a witness.²
In the 1830 census of Smith County, Tennessee, Hooker Reeves is also living in close proximity to Willis Jones, son of Ruth Banks and Willis Jones.
²Marriages of Granville County, North Carolina, 1753-1868, by Brent H. Holcomb, GPC, 2003, p 213
Goodspeed's History of Wilson County, Tennessee pub. 1886
United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, online at Family Search
1810 Census - Rutherford County, Tennessee
1830 Census - Smith County, Tennessee