Reeves, John Wiley (1819 GA - 1888 TX)

Reeves, John Wiley

Reeves, John Wiley


Father: Wyatt S. Reeves
Mother: Martha Elizabeth Sturgis

Birth: 3 Dec 1819, Georgia
Birth Source: Gravestone

Death: 31 Aug 1888, Hunt Texas
Death Source: Burial in Brigham Cemetery, Campbell

Spouse1: Sophronia Champion on 7 Jun 1849 in Fayette County, Georgia


Children of John W. Reeves and Sophronia Champion:
  1. William Alfonso Reeves, b. 22 Mar 1850, d. 21 Aug 1929
  2. James Washington Reeves, b. 1852
  3. Thomas Jefferson Reeves, b. 1855
  4. Samuel Houston Reeves, b. 1858
  5. Lucius R. Reeves, b. 1862
  6. John Abner Reeves, b. 1865
  7. Christopher Columbus Reeves, b. 1868
  8. Anna Lee Reeves, b. 1869
Sophronia Champion first married John Wiley Reeves' cousin Dempsey J. Reeves in 1844 who died shortly thereafter. John W. and Sophronia Reeves appeared in HH 1091, Randolph Co., AL, in 1850. He was 32 and she 21; both were born in GA. Children Mary, age 5, GA, and William, 1, AL, were shown. Mary was Sophronia's daughter by her first marriage. John and Sophronia were living near Jesse and Elizabeth Sturgis Reeves Weathers, who appeared in HH 1101.