Reeves, John (1782 VA - c1860 TN)

John Reeves

Reeves, John A.


Father: possibly George Reeves
Mother: Mary

Birth: 1782, Virginia probably Patrick County
Birth Source: 1850 Census for age

Death: before 1860, probably Campbell County, Tennessee
Death Source: Not listed in 1860 Census

Spouse1: Hannah Perigo, 27 Oct 1807 in Patrick County, Virginia


Probable children of John Reeves and Hannah Perigo:
  1. German B. Reeves
  2. John Reeves
  3. George Reeves
  4. William Reeves
  5. Cyntha Reeves, b. c1822, m. Reuben Hampton Jun 1842
  6. Milinda Reeves, b. c1820, m. James Dabney on 23 Oct 1842
Based upon the Campbell County TN census of 1830 and 1840, John and Hannah Reeves had at least one more male child and two more daughters whose identities are currently unknown.

John Reeves married Hannah Perigo, 27 Oct 1807 in Patrick County, Virginia, sur. Lewis Hancock. Min. Lewis Foster, M.R.¹

The Minutes of Patrick County, Virginia Court record several entries for a case - John Reeves vs Robert Sharp, from October 1809 through July 1810 when finally the defendants failed to appear and judgment was in favor of John Reeves.

In 1810, John A. Reeves bought 100 acres of land from Robert Burton. In 1812, he was granted 50 acres of land by the State of Tennessee as the assignee of Robert Burton. That same year, he apparently sold his 100 acres that he had bought in 1810.


Marriage1:  ¹Marriages of Patrick County, Virginia, 1791-1850, by Lela C. Adams

1830 Census:  Campbell County, Tennessee
1840 Census:  Campbell County, Tennessee
1850 Census:  Campbell County, Tennessee

Patrick County VA Court Minutes
1810 Deed - Robert Burton to John A. Reeves - Campbell County, Tennessee Deed Book B, p21
1812 Grant - State of Tennessee to John A. Reaves - Campbell County, Tennessee, Deed Book B, p136
1812 Deed - John Reaves to John W. Campbell, et al. - Campbell County, Tennessee Deed Book B, p95