Reeves, Sophronia (1826 VA - ? NE)

Sophronia Reeves

Reeves, Sophronia


Father: George Reeves
Mother: Elizabeth Doughton

Birth: 3 Nov 1826, Grayson County, Virginia
Birth Source: Gravestone inscription, photo at Find A Grave, Census

Death: 29 Nov 1903 Douglas County, Nebraska
Death Source: Gravestone inscription, photo at Find A Grave

Spouse1: Alfred D. Jones, m. 15 Sep 1847 in Jackson, Missouri


Children of Sophronia Reeves and Alfred D. Jones:
  1. Elizabeth Jones, b. 1849, m. V. M. Mackey

From the Topeka State Journal, Topeka, Kansas, 30 Aug 1902:
Omaha, Neb., 30 August - Alfred D. Jones, who in 1854 laid out a townsite on what now is the most thickly settled portion of Omaha, died here today aged 87 years. He is reputed to have been Nebraska's first settler, and was Omaha' first postmaster.


Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985, online database at Ancestry.com
1860 Census - Douglas County, Nebraska
1870 Census - Douglas County, Nebraska
1880 Census - Douglas County, Nebraska
1885 Nebraska State Census - Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
1900 Census - Douglas County, Nebraska
Gravestone inscription, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, photo at Find A Grave
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