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Reeves, William (c1770 VA - 1807 VA)

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Reeves, William


Summary

Father: John Reeves
Mother: Margaret Dunkeson

Birth: after 1771, Augusta County, Virginia
Birth Source: Tithe of John Reeves, Sr. in 1792

Death: 1807 Feb 1808, Augusta County, Virginia
Death Source: Probate of John Reeves

Spouse1: Eve Stomback

Narrative

Children of William Reeves and Eve Stomback:
  1. Reuben Reeves, b. 1795
  2. Phoebe Reeves, b. c1798, m. Elijah Hooks on 15 Sep 1818 in Rockingham VA
  3. Lydia Reeves
  4. John Reeves, b. c1795
  5. Thomas Reeves, b. 1799
  6. Cressy Reeves, b. c1790 died as an infant
  7. Polly Reeves
  8. Brewer Reeves, b. 1803, d. 1859 Christian County, KY
  9. William Reeves, b. 1807
Eve Reeves is listed on the census in 1840 census in Augusta County, Virginia with a male age 40-50 who may be her son Reuben.

Research Notes

Although William Reeves' date of death has been previously believed to be 1807, in a Virginia Chancery Case, his widow Eve gives his date of death as sometime in February 1808. Admx of William Reeves vs Exrs of Cristopher Howard

The Augusta County, Virginia Chancery Case Sarah Looker vs Children of William Reeves et al of 166 pages has numerous references to William Reeves an names all of his children.

Sources

1810 Census - Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia (HOH Eve Reeves)
1820 Census - Rockingham County, Virginia (HOH Eve Reeves)
1840 Census - Augusta County, Virginia (Eve Reeves)
Augusta, Virginia Chancery Case, Sarah Looker vs Children of William Reeves et al
Rockingham, Virginia Chancery Case, Admx of William Reeves vs Exrs of Cristopher Howard