Reeves, John (1822 KEN - 1881 IA)


Reeves, John


Father: Reeves, John
Mother: Mainard, Mary

Birth: 5 Jan 1822 Sandhurst, Kent, England
Birth Source: Monumental Inscription: Gravestone

Death: 19 Jul 1881 Seney, Elgin, Plymouth, Iowa, USA
Death Source: Monumental Inscription: Gravestone

Spouse1: Sivyer, Caroline


Married 14 Jan 1845 St Nicholas Sandhurst; Immigration c1853 US; Naturalization 1860 Kane Co, Illinois. Farmer in 1880 census.

Known Children of John Reeves and Caroline Sivyer

  1. Martha Reeves born 1845 Sandhurst, Kent, England [married John Henry Trigg]
  2. Arthur Reeves born 1847 Sandhurst, Kent, England
  3. Robert Reeves born 1848 Sandhurst, Kent, England
  4. Francis Reeves born 1852 Sandhurst, Kent, England [died 1874]
  5. Thomas Reeves born c1854 Illinois, USA [died in infancy]
  6. George Reeves born 1855 Illinois, USA
  7. William Reeves born c1858 Illinois, USA [died in infancy]
  8. Marion Reeves born c1861 Illinois, USA [died c1866]
  9. John Reeves born 1861 Illinois, USA
  10. Minnie Reeves born c1863 Illinois, USA [died c1867]
  11. Albert Reeves born 1870 Plymouth, Iowa, USA [died in infancy]

Research Notes

Baptism not found Sandhurst. US Naturalization under name Reenes[sic].


KFHS and KFHL: Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone: TR2445/1-2 - Transcript of Sandhurst parish registers;
1851 England Census: Class: HO107; Piece: 1619; Folio: 412; Page: 18; GSU roll: 193520;
1880 US Census: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=6742&h=32779626&ssrc=pt&tid=75898667&pid=44329135428&usePUB=true
Naturalization records Book 57, page 205; 1870 US census Plymouth Co, Iowa, Township 92, Range 42
Gravestone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=reeves&GSfn=john&GSby=1822&GSbyrel=in&GSdy=1881&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=7360939&df=all&
Family story: http://iagenweb.org/boards/plymouth/obituaries/index.cgi?review=169050
Obituary Seney Graveyard: http://iagenweb.org/boards/plymouth/obituaries/index.cgi?review=71983
Obituary of son Francis: http://iagenweb.org/boards/plymouth/obituaries/index.cgi?review=187635