Reeves, Malachi (c1805 GA - 1843 AL)

Reeves, Malachi

Reeves, Malachi


Father: Jesse Reeves
Mother: Sarah MNU

Birth: c1805, probably Wilkes County, Georgia
Birth Source:

Death: before Jun 1843, Bibb County, Alabama
Death Source: Malachi Reeves Estate File, Bibb County Probate

Spouse1: Nancy Bethany Blakey


Children of Malachi Reeves and Nancy Bethany Blakey are:
  1. Frances Lucinda Reeves, b. c1832, m. John Bell in Bibb County, Alabama
  2. Theodorick S. Reeves, b. c1832, m. Martha Alger
  3. Jesse Winchester Reeves
  4. George Reeves
  5. Elizabeth Victoria Louisa Reeves, d. Aug 1880 in Smith County, Texas, m. Josephus A. Knight on 3 May 1869
  6. Malachi Reeves, b. 27 Sep 1843
Malachi Reeves received Alabama Land Grants on 15 May 1837 and 28 Jul 1838.

An entry from the Bibb County orphans court records from 20 Jan 1845 begins:
This day came Nancy B Reeves and moved the Court for letters of Guardianship upon the person and estate of Francis L Reeves Jesse W Reeves Elizabeth V L Reeves Theodrick S Reeves & Malachiah Reeves infant orphans and heirs of the estate of Malachih Reeves late of Bibb County deceased.

Nancy Reeves remarried to William Wood in Bibb County on 11 Nov 1845. Frances, Theodorick, Elizabeth, and Malachi are all living in the Wood(s) household in 1850 in Texas.


1850 Census:  Nacogdoches County, Texas

Estate Records of Bibb County, Alabama
Bibb County, Alabama Orphans Court Minutes, Vol. C, p267