Reeves, William (1804 VA - c1850 VA)

William Reeves

Reeves, William R.


Father: William Reeves
Mother: Eve Stomback

Birth: Nov 18 1804, Rockingham County, Virginia
Birth Source: Grave Marker, Beaver Creek Church of Brethren Cemetery, Rockingham Co. VA

Death: July 19 1850, Augusta County, Virginia
Death Source: Grave Marker

Spouse1: Elizabeth Wine, m. 27 Aug 1825 in Rockingham, Virginia


Children of William R. Reeves and Elizabeth Wine:
  1. Mary Elizabeth Reeves, b. 1826
  2. Peachy Harrison Reeves, b. 1829
  3. Martha Jane Reeves, b. c1831-1835
  4. Thomas H. Reeves, b. 1839
  5. Robert F. Reeves, b. 1842
The 1840 census of Rockingham County, Virginia lists the household of William Reeves with the following members - 1 male <5, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 10-14 and 1 female 30-39.

The 1850 census of Augusta County lists the household as containing William Reeves, age 42, saddler; Thomas H., age 11; Robert F., age 8; and Eliza, age 43.

Research Notes

(1) The land which formed a part of the estate of William Reeves was not sold until 1891, forty years after his death.

(2) Find A Grave has an entry for the grave of Eliza Wine Reeves in Ritchie County, West Virginia, see http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=150931431

(3) His grave marker indicates William was born in 1804, whereas the 1850 census suggests about 1807 (age 42).


Birth: see Death source below
Death: Grave Marker at Beaver Creek Church of Brethren Cemetery, Rockingham County, VA.
            See Find A Grave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=78252741
            Accessed 13Feb2017

Probate of John Reeves, Augusta County, Virginia
1840 Census - Rockingham County, Virginia
1850 Census - Augusta County, Virginia