Reeves, William E. (1813 KY - 1861 AR)

Reeves, William

Reeves, William E.


Father: Miles Reeves
Mother: Ann MNU (possibly Pace but undocumented)

Birth: 1813, Kentucky
Birth Source: 1850 Census of Independence County, Arkansas

Death: 6 Nov 1861, Independence County, Arkansas
Death Source: Administrator Bonds & Letters, Vol B, p. 83. Wife is widowed in 1870 census of Independence County, AR.

Spouse1: Mary J. MNU, m. c1840 in Kentucky


Children of William E. Reeves and Mary J. MNU:
  1. Mary F. Reeves, b. 1841
  2. Miles W. Reeves, b. 14 Sep 1842, d. 16 Mar 1928 buried in Cave Creek Cemetery
  3. Elizabeth Catharine Reeves, b. 1845
  4. John A. Reeves, b. 16 Mar 1848, d. 28 Jul 1934 buried in Cave Creek Cemetery; m. Elizabeth Staley
  5. Joseph Henry Reeves, b. 2 Dec 1850, d. 9 Oct 1942 buried in Cave Creek Cemetery; m. Mary Ida Henderson
  6. Josephine M. Reeves, b. 1854
  7. George Dempsie Reeves, b. 1856


Although in most census and other records this family's name is written with the more common Reeves' surname, they appear to have used the variation Reves as evidenced by the inscriptions on their gravestones in Cave Creek Cemetery.


1850 Census - Ruddell, Independence, Arkansas
1860 Census - Ashley, Independence, Arkansas
Administrator Bonds & Letters, Vol B, p. 83, Independence County AR