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Reeves, Samuel (1708 MA - 1791 MA)

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Reeves, Samuel


Summary

Father: Cockrill Reeves
Mother: Judith Hasie

Birth: c2 Jan 1708, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Birth Source: Massachusetts Births and Christenings

Death: 9 Oct 1791, Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Death Source: Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records

Spouse1: Elizabeth Millet, m. 29 Jul 1732, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts

Narrative

Children 0f Samuel Reeves and Elizabeth Millet:
  1. Elizabeth Reeves, b. 26 Aug 1733
  2. Judith Reeves, b. 13 Apr 1735
  3. Thomas Reeves, b. 14 Dec 1741

Based on age at death, the Samuel who died in 1791 is a match with the son of Cockrill Reeves. His will names "John Albree Samuel Albree Joseph Albree Elizabeth Albree and Elizabeth Warren...the five aforesaid Grandchildren." It also names "my Grandson in Law, Isaac Warran Junr."

This appears to be the Samuel Reeves who was fined 40 pounds for cursing about the Governor coming to visit. He was made to stand upon a public stool with a sign that read "For vile factious mutinous and insolent words against His Excellency the Governour and the Honorable Francis Nicholson Esqr."


Sources

Birth:       Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 (FamilySearch)
Marriage: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 (FamilySearch)
Death:       Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Ancestry)
Census:      1790 Census - Middlesex County, Massachusetts

1791 Will - Samuel Reeves
Suffolk County, Massachusetts Court of General Sessions Records, 1712-1719, p30