Reeves, Sarah Caroline (1850 GA - 1915 GA)


Reeves, Sarah Caroline


Father: Sidney King Reeves
Mother: Sarah Caroline Nicholson

Birth: 9 June 1850, Pike Co., GA
Birth Source: Tombstone, Census, Family Bible

Death: 24 December 1915, Madison Co., GA
Death Source: Tombstone and Census

Spouse1: James Peyton Gwyn


Children of Sarah Caroline Reeves and James Peyton Gwyn:
  1. Minnie Blanche Gwyn, b. 4 November 1877, GA, d. 29 November 1962, GA.
  2. Mary Ruth Gwyn, b. 2 October 1886, GA, d. 9 October 1974, GA.
  3. Willie Sue Gwyn, b. 4 February 1890, GA, d. 3 October 1981, GA.
  4. Gywn Infant, b. and d. before 1900.

Sarah C. Reeves was living at home in Pike Co., GA, with her parents in 1860 and 1870.

Sarah Caroline Reeves married Dr. James Peyton Gwyn, who was born 27 July 1847 and died 27 May 1904. He is buried in High Shoals U.M.C. Cemetery in Walton Co., GA. The marriage date is recorded in the Family Bible as 17 Nov 1875.

James P. Gwyn was taxed in GMD 581, Pike Co., GA, about 1878, when he paid poll tax only. He and Sallie were enumerated in Zebulon, Pike Co., GA, in 1880. They were shown with three-year-old daughter Blanche M. and Gwyn's mother and sister. He and wife Sallie C. Gwyn were enumerated in Richard, Walton Co., GA, in 1900, along with three children. They had been married for twenty-five years, and three of the four children then born to them were living. Sarah and three of her daughters are buried in Old Danielsville Presbyterian Cemetery, Madison Co., GA. Her tombstone gives her name as "Sarah Caroline Reaves, wife of James Peyton Gwyn."


Sidney King Reaves Family Bible
1880 Pike Co., GA, Census.
1900 Walton Co., GA, Census.