Reeves, Ichabod (c1775 NC - c1830 AL)

Reeves, Ichabod

Reeves, Ichabod


Father: Jeremiah Reeves
Mother: Jane Brazile

Birth: c1775, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1830 U.S. Federal Census, Morgan Co., AL, and Tax Digest

Death: c1830, Morgan County, Alabama
Death Source: Orphans Court Records 5 1829-1831, page 408

Spouse1: Martha Harvey


Children of Ichabod Reeves and Martha Harvey:
  1. Cynthia Reeves, b. 17 Oct 1803, d. 13 Jun 1863 in Morgan County, Alabama; m. Watkins Orr
  2. Asneth Reeves, b. 14 Sep 1804, m. John H. Bibb on 30 Oct 1823
  3. James Harvey Reeves, b. 19 Nov 1805
  4. Willis A. Reeves, b. abt 1807, m. Harriet C. McDowell on 15 Nov 1825
  5. Mary Ann Reeves, b. 12 Oct 1812, d. 22 Dec 1884 in Morgan County, Alabama; m. John C. Nance
  6. Samuel N. Reeves, b. abt 1816
  7. Simeon W. Reeves, b. 12 Aug 1818, m. Mary Ann Orr
Children of Ichabod Reeves need to be verified in Morgan County probate records, this list is undocumented.

Ichabod Reeves was first taxed in Wilkes Co., GA, in 1796. He appears regularly thereafter near his father and siblings. This suggests that he was born no later than 1775.

In 1808, Ichabod, at the time of Wilkes County. sold 202 1/2 acres in Morgan County. The deed was registered in Greene County as the purchaser was a resident there.

Ichabod Reeves received an Alabama Land Patent for 78.78 acres in 1823.

On 20 Aug 1840, Samuel N. Reeves presented the will of Ichabod Reeves in court.


1830 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama

1808 Deed - Ichabod Reeves to Douglass Watson - Greene County, Georgia Deed Book 5, p82
Morgan Orphan Court Minutes Vol. 5, pp. 408-410