Reeves, Lewis (1827 SC - 1864 VA)


Reeves, Lewis


Father: Joseph Harris Reeves
Mother: Margaret "Peggy" Tucker

Birth: 1827, Colleton County, South Carolina
Birth Source: Census and Joseph Tucker Estate Records

Death: 29 Sep 1864 (gravestone date, CSA records show 29 Oct 1864), Wyatt's Farm, Virginia
Death Source: CSA Records, Killed in Action

Spouse1: Temporance Fox


Children of Lewis Reeves and Temporance Fox:
  1. Sherod Reeves, b. 1852
  2. Ivey Lewis Reeves, b. 5 May 1855, d. 2 Dec 1949
  3. George Morgan Reeves, b. 1856
  4. John Henon Reeves, b. 9 Sep 1859, d. 3 Mar 1942
  5. Margaret Rebecca "Peggy" Reeves, b. 1862
  6. Temporance Anna Reeves, b. 1864
Lewis Reeves is named in the equity suits of Barnwell County, South Carolina regarding the estate of his grandfather Joseph Tucker:

DAVID D. REEVES et. al. vs. GEORGE TUCKER, et. al.
Accounting & Distribution. Filed Aug. 7, 1849. "

Petiontioners are: David D. Reeves and Eliza, his wife; Thomas R. Bryant and Ann, his wife; George Heaton and Mary, his wife; Lewis Reeves, Kingston H. Reeves, L. P. Gressett and Unity, his wife; Lewis R. Howell and Sarah, his wife; John C. Reeves, George M. Reeves, Glen Reeves and Candice his wife, Margaret Reeves, Eliza Reeves, Caroline Reeves, Joseph H. Reeves, Thomas B. Reeves, Franklin L. Reeves and Ann of Colleton District, James Cooner and William L. Patrick of B. D., John Sowell and wife Sarah of Wakulla Co. Fla., and Joseph and Sarah Tucker, minors, by James Cooner next friend.

JOSEPH TUCKER, late of B.D., at his death owned a large estate and died leaving a will dated Jan. 27, 1843, probated March 23, 1843; his son, Geo. H. Tucker, qualified as executor. Widow, Mary Tucker, died January 1847.

From Exhibit A, the children of Peggy Tucker Reeves are named: "Children of deceased daughter Peggy Reeves entitled to her share: Ann the wife of Thomas R. Bryant; Mary, wife of George Heaton; Lewis Reeves, Kingston H. Reeves, Unity the wife of L. P. Grissett, Sarah the wife of Lewis R. Howell, and John C. Reeves."

Various records give no place of death for Lewis Reeves but CSA records record that Co. C of the 5th SC Cavalry was serving in Virginia during the months of Sep and Oct 1864 with the website of that regiment giving the location of his death as Wyatt's Farm.

In the 1880 census, Lewis and Peggy Reeves, identified as a nephew and niece, were living in the home of Lewis' brother John C. Reeves in Orangeburg County.


Estate of Joseph Tucker, Equity Case Barnwell County, SC
1850 Census - Colleton County, South Carolina
1860 Census - Colleton County, South Carolina
Records of 5th Regiment South Carolina Cavalry, CSA

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