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Reeves, Levi (c1795 NC - 1856)

Levi Reeves

Reeves, Levi


Summary

Father:
Mother:

Birth: c1796, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1850 Census

Death: 30 Oct 1856
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Mary Jane Boswell, m. 27 Jan 1839, Rutherford County, Tennessee

Narrative

Children of Levi Reeves and Mary J.:
  1. Corinne Reeves, b. c1841, m. Mr. Strickland
  2. Josephine Reeves, b. c1843
  3. Locky W Reeves, b. c1849

The 1812 widow and child's pension record for Levi Reeves gives the following information:
- Levi died 30 Oct 1856
- Drafted in Rutherford Co., TN in Aug or Sep 1814, discharged Sep 1814
- also records report ervice in Capt. Robert Campbell's Co., Tenn Militia; entered for 3 montsh Jan-May 1814
- Statement given in 1878 by widow Mary J Reeves, age 58, resident of Murfreesboro
- States at time of enlistment, 24 years of age, occupation a cabinet ?makeman? both places Orange cty NC
- Levy Reeves m. Mary J. Boswell, 27 Jan 1839, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee
- Died at Murfreesboro 30 Oct 1856
- Child Lockie W. Reeves b. 21 Jul 1850
- Sister of Lockie Corinne R. Strickland trying to get pension, their mother having died 24 Feb 1887

This indicates he may have been from Orange County, North Carolina.

Research Notes

Since they were both from North Carolina, lived in the same County and were buried in the same cemetery, this may be a brother of Moses G Reeves.

Sources

Marriage: Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950 (FamilySearch)
Death:       Headstone, Old City Cemetery, Rutherford County, Tennessee

1850 Census:  Rutherford County, Tennessee

War of 1812 Widow's Pension Record for Levi Reeves (Fold3)