Reeves, John (c1797 SC - c1866 TN)

John Reeves

Reeves, John


Father: William Reeves, Sr.
Mother: Rhoda Duke (Undocumented)

Birth: c1797, South Carolina
Birth Source: Census and 1837 Will of William Reeves, Sr.

Death: before Oct 1862, Wilson County, Tennessee
Death Source: 1861 Will probated October Term 1862 in Wilson County Court

Spouse1: Sarah MNU


Children of John Reeves and Sarah MNU:
  1. Nancy Jane Reeves, b. 1835, m. Joseph D. Weir
  2. Rhoda Ann Reeves, b. 1837, m. Richard C. Sanders
  3. Tabitha Reeves, b. 1839, m. Unknown Puryear
  4. John W. Reeves, b. 1843

Research Notes

Reliques identifies Sarah's maiden name as Newby. It should be noted that Reliques incorrectly links this family through William Reeves to Moses Rives. There is a Charles Reeves, age 22, born in South Carolina, living with this family in 1850.


Census:     1840 Census - Smith Co., Tennessee
                   1850 Census - Smith Co., Tennessee
                   1860 Census - Wilson Co., Tennessee
History:    Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p135
                   1861 Will - John Reeves - Wilson County, Tennessee Inventories & Wills 1858-1863, Pg 393