Reeves, Lemuel (c1782 - 1832)


Reeves, Lemuel


Father: Johnson Reeves
Mother: Zerviah Berreman

Birth: c1782
Birth Source: Headstone

Death: 1 Apr 1832
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Ann


Children of Lemuel Reeves and Ann:
  1. Amos Reeves

Based on the 1830 census, it appears they had one son born 1820-1825. He is not listed in 1840 household of Ann. This would appear to be Amos Reeves as Lemuel applied for the license for his first marriage.

From Greenwich Presbyterian Church records of baptisms:
Lemuel son of Johnson Reeves, 23 Feb 1783

These relevant deeds note his whereabouts in the 1810's:
- In 1813, Lemuel Reeve of Berks County, Pennsylvania, son of Johnson Reeves, sold the land he inherited. (DB 24, p248)
-In 1815, Son Lemuel Reeves & Ann his wife were of Camden, Gloucester County, New Jersey (DB 28, p94)

Headstones in the Old Mahoning Pioneer Cemetery in Trumbull County read as follows:
  • Lemuel Reeves died April 1, 1832 aged 50
  • ....Lemuel Reeves died Oct. 9, 1861 (presumably Anna)

Research Notes


Death:        Headstone, Old Mahoning Pioneer cemetery survey: inventory of the cemetery taken by the Trumbull County Genealogical Society in 2003, ca. 1804-1897, p21

1820 Census:  Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio
1830 Census:  Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio
1840 Census:  Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio (Ann HOH)
1850 Census:  Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio (Anna HOH)

Cumberland County, New Jersey Deed Book Y (24), p248
Cumberland County, New Jersey Deed Book CC (28), p94