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Reeves, Joseph (c1657 VA - 1717 VA)

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Reeves, Joseph


Summary

Father: Henry Reeves, Sr.
Mother: Elizabeth Bagnall

Birth: after 1668, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia
Birth Source: Was not 18 years of age when Will of Henry Reeves, Sr. was written in 1686

Death: before Jul 1717, Essex County, Virginia
Death Source: 1717 Will of Joseph Reeves, W & D Book 15, p. 75-76

Spouse1: Jane MNU



Narrative

Children of Joseph Reeves and Jane:
  1. Jackson Reeves
  2. Joseph Reeves
  3. James Reeves
  4. Unnamed Daughter m. John Orme
Jos. Reeves and James Reeves witnessed a power of attorney made by John Bogle, Jr. of Glasgow, Kingdom of Scotland, merchant, to Mr. William Ayres of Essex County, South Farnham Parish at Rappahannock River, May 13, 1701 (proved in Essex County by the witnesses October 10, 1701). Again on July 20, 1702, Jos. Reeves and James Reeves witnessed a power of attorney by Jno. Thomas of Bristol, England, merchant, to Mr. Wm. Ayers of South Farnham Parish, Essex County, to settle accounts (recorded June 10, 1703).

In November of 1707, the Essex County court records the extension of the term of Mary Butler, an indentured servant to Joseph Reeves, as her punishment for having a "bastard" child while serving her indenture. [Essex County VA OB 3 p.383]

Joseph Reeves was listed in an accounting of the estate of John Parker. He appears to have paid a debt to the estate, Essex County, not dated but appears in 1715.

Sources

Will of Henry Reeves, Sr.
Ruth and Sam Sparacio, Virginia County Court Records, Deed and Will Abstracts of Essex County, Virginia, 1701-1704, The Antient Press, McLean, VA (1991), p.43-44.
IBID, p.95
Essex County VA OB 3 p. 383
Virginia Tax Records, From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly and Tyler’s Quarterly, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore (1983), p. 74
1717 Will of Joseph Reeves, W & D Book 15, p. 75-76





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