Reeves, William (1795 SC - c1840 MS)

William Reeves

Reeves, William


Father: Burgess Reeves
Mother: Frances Mauldin

Birth: 1795, unclear whether in North or South Carolina
Birth Source:

Death: after 1840, DeSoto County, Mississippi
Death Source:

Spouse1: Sarah MNU (probably Jackson)


Children of William Reeves and Sarah:
  1. John M. Reeves, b. 1819, m1 Charlotte Ballance, m2 Cordelia Jane McBride
  2. Caroline Reeves, m. Bat "B.B." Ballance
  3. William E. Reeves, b. 1828, d. 22 Nov 1862 Whitfield GA
  4. George L. Reeves, b. 1837
  5. Harris P.H. Reeves, b. 1839
  6. Henry M. Reeves, b. 1840
  7. Mary Jane Reeves, b. aft 1840s in Desoto County, Mississippi
Other probable children are Catherine, born 1831, and Eliza, born 1833. Both are living at the next residence to this family in the 1850 census of DeSoto County, Mississippi. The head of household is a Jason Jackson born 1811 in South Carolina whose children were also born in Tennessee. There are several other Jackson families living in the adjacent residences in addition to William and Sarah's son John M. Reeves.

The widowed Sarah Reeves and several of her children appear to have migrated to northwest Arkansas after the Civil War and are found living in the Izard County area.


1830 Census - Gibson County, Tennessee
1840 Census - Gibson County, Tennessee
1850 Census - DeSoto County, Mississippi (HOH Sarah Reeves)