Reeves, Stephen (1824 KEN - 1897 SD)


Reeves, Stephen


Father: Reeves, John
Mother: Mainard, Mary

Birth: 10 May 1824 Sandhurst, Kent, England
Birth Source: Monumental Inscription gravestone

Death: 29 Aug 1897 Garretson, Minnehaha, SD
Death Source: Monumental Inscription gravestone

Spouse1: Reeves, Rhoda
Spouse2: Snell, Abigail [Malgulphin]


1st marriage 13 Feb 1844 Horsmonden, Kent; Immigration 1849 NY; 1st wife died 13 Nov 1852 Schenectady NY; 2nd marriage 1 Jan 1853 Schenectady, NY, USA; Naturalization 1860 Kane Co, Il. Buried 31 Aug 1897 Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.

Known Children of Stephen Reeves and Rhoda Reeves

  1. Samuel Reeves born 1847 Horsmonden, Kent, England
  2. Sarah Jane Reeves born 1850 Schenectedy, NY, USA [married Isaac S Small]

Known Children of Stephen Reeves and Abigail Snell

  1. Elsie Reeves born 1854, Batavia, Kane, IL, USA [married George Henry Darville]
  2. Thomas John Reeves born 1856 Kane, IL,USA
  3. William Henry Reeves born 1859 Aurora, Kane, IL, USA
  4. Marion Stephen Reeves born 1862 Aurora, Kane, IL, USA
  5. Minnie Reeves born 1864 Aurora, Kane, IL, USA [married Matthew H Sheeley]
  6. Albert M Reeves born 1867 Aurora, Kane, IL, USA
  7. Walter Scott Reeves born 1871 Seney, Plymouth, IA, USA
  8. Joseph Melanchthon Reeves born 1873 Seney, Plymouth, IA, USA
  9. Alfred Hayes Reeves born 1876 Seney, Plymouth, IA, USA

Research Notes

No baptism found.


UK census Sandhurst Kent 1841. PR Horsmonden from KFHL at Maidstone.
US Federal Census 1880 [Roll: 359; Family History Film: 1254359; Page: 66D; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 0423]
US marriage records Schenectady
Monumental Inscription from FindaGrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=reeves&GSfn=stephen&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1897&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=8237066&df=all&