Reeves, John (c1810 TN - 1879)

John Reeves

Reeves, John "Jack"


Father: John Reeves
Mother: Hannah Perigo

Birth: c1810, Tennessee
Birth Source: 1850 Census

Death: 13 Mar 1879
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Elizabeth Longmire, m. c1826 in Tennessee


Children of John Reeves and Elizabeth Longmire:
  1. maybe Mary A. Reeves, b. c1832
  2. Nancy Ann Reeves, b. 30 Jun 1833
  3. William Reeves, b. c1835
  4. Martha J. Reeves, b. 13 Apr 1836
  5. George Washington Reeves, b. c1839
  6. John McHenry Reeves, b. 1842
  7. James M. Reeves, b. 14 Jul 1844
  8. Franklin Reeves, b. 4 Aug 1846
  9. German Reeves, b. 5 Dec 1848
  10. Jordan Wallace Reeves, b. 26 Jul 1855

As John Reeves Junr, he bought land in Campbell County from Thomas Baker in 1842.

Indiana death certificates of Jordan W. Reeves, Martha Jane Cooper, and Frank Reeves give their mothers name as Eliza/Elizabeth Longmire.

Son William appears in the Civil War Draft Registration in Delaware County, but has not been traced beyond. There is not evidence of a daughter named Mary beyond a reference to Mary A. Howell as sister of Jordan and Frank. But this was probably Nancy.


Death:        Headstone, Jones Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana

1840 Census:  Campbell County Tennessee
1850 Census:  Campbell County Tennessee
1860 Census:  Campbell County Tennessee

1842 Deed - Thomas Baker to John Reeves, Jr. - Campbell County, Tennessee Deed Book J, p180