Sidney Preston Reeves
Father: George Reeves
Mother: Elizabeth Betsy Wilkerson
Birth: 19 Aug 1817, Warren County, Kentucky
Birth Source: Reeves Family Bible records.
Death: 28 Sep 1882, Ballard County, Kentucky
Death Source: Reeves Family Bible records.
Spouse1: Perlina Hall, 24 Jan 1839, Hickman County, Kentucky
NarrativeChildren of Sidney Preston Reeves and Perlina Hall:
- George Adam Reeves
- William Jerome Reeves
- Luranna Reeves
- Louisa Reeves
- C. Harley Reeves
- Charles Curtis Reeves
- Elizabeth Betty Reeves
- Sidney Preston Reeves
- David Walter Reeves
His brother William Harrison had moved further west to the Jackson Purchase area of Kentucky. After the death of his mother, S.P. too came to the area which began to be settled around 1830. After arriving in the purchase area, he married Perlina Hall in Hickman County in 1839 and was recorded in McCracken County in the 1840 census.
The will of Sidney Preston Reeves as probated in October of 1882 in Ballard County, Kentucky lists the above children. The family bible of Sidney Preston and Perlina Hall Reeves which is the source of birth and death dates was last known to be in the possession of Bonita Reeves Hutcherson of Wickliffe, Ballard County, Kentucky who was the granddaughter of David Walter Reeves.
Sources1826 Will of George Reves, Warren County KY Will Book D, p. 3
Reeves Family Bible
1840 Census - McCracken County, Kentucky
1850 Census - Ballard County, Kentucky
1860 Census - Blandville, Ballard County, Kentucky
1880 Census - Blandville, Ballard County, Kentucky
Will of Sidney Preston Reeves, Ballard County, Kentucky