Reeves, Thomas (1814 GA - 1893 AL)


Reeves, Thomas


Father: probably Thomas Reeves
Mother: probably Bethania or Bethany Stinson

Birth: 1814, Georgia
Birth Source: Census

Death: 16 Jul 1893, Morgan County, Alabama
Death Source: Gravestone in Herring Cemetery

Spouse1: Catherine Alexander, m. 1 or 3 Mar 1836, Limestone County, Alabama


Children of Thomas Reeves and Catherine Alexander:
  1. Margaret Reeves, b. 1837
  2. Malinda Reeves, b. 1840
  3. Louisa Reeves, b. 1844
  4. Betheny C Reeves, b. 1849

In the 1880 census when Thomas Reeves gave the birth place of his father, he stated that it was Maryland. This indicates that he was probably a grandson of Bennett Reeves of Charles County, Maryland who relocated to Wilkes County, Georgia circa 1800 with two sons born before 1790.

Research Notes

Either Thomas or his father was appointed as a constable in Morgan County 31 Mar 1835.


Marriage1:  Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967 (Ancestry)
Death:        Herring Cemetery, Morgan County, Alabama

1840 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama
1850 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama
1860 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama
1870 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama
1880 Census:  Morgan County, Alabama

Alabama, Civil Appointments, 1818-1939, Civil Reg County Officials, Vol 2 (1832-1844), p252 (Ancestry)