Reeves, James (c1765 VA - 1841 KY)

James Reeves

Reeves, James


Father: Thomas Reeves
Mother: Sarah Attwood

Birth: before 1765, probably Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Birth Source: 1810 census lists approximate age as over 45 years

Death: 1841, Franklin County, Kentucky
Death Source: Will admitted for probate November Court 1841

Spouse1: None, he appears to have never married


James Reeves does not appear to have married and left no children and census records show no wife or children in his household. His 1841 will bequeaths his estate to his brother Joseph and brother-in-law John Samonie and wife (Delilah but name not stated). A nephew Milton Samonie and his three sons are also left a legacy of land and Milton was appointmented one of the executors of the will.

His will describes him as "of Henry County, Kentucky" but the will was probated in Franklin County. In the will he also mentions that his nephew Milton Samonie had "undertaken to board and care of him during his life".

Research Notes


Woodford County, KY Deed Book F p. 196
1810 Census - Henry County, Kentucky
1820 Census - New Castle, Henry County, Kentucky
1841 Will, Franklin County Wills 1795-1880, V2, p. 132-133

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