Reeves, William A (c1828 SC - 1902 GA)

William A. Reeves

Reeves, William A


Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known

Birth: c 1828
Birth Source: US Federal Census

Death : 8 March 1902 in Pickens County, Georgia
Death Source:

Spouse1: Rovanna MOSS


Not much is known about William's childhood. On the 1870 census he states his father was born in North Carolina and on the 1880 and 1900 returns he indicates South Carolina. He remains consistent that his mother was born in Virginia.

From the 1870 and 1880 census William's age is consistently given as 42 and 52 suggesting he was born c1828. The 1900 census indicates he was born in November 1829. In 1870 he indicates he was born in North Carolina and in 1880 and 1900 in South Carolina.

He and Rovanna MOSS were married on 8 July 1858. He and Rovanna had eleven known children.
  1. Mary Jane Reeves, born 1859
  2. William Davis Reeves, born 1861, Georgia
  3. Amandy A Reeves
  4. James A Reeves
  5. Whitten F Reeves also known as "Dock"
  6. Alfred B Reeves, born c1873, Georgia
  7. Cora Louola Reeves
  8. Julia F Reeves
  9. John Richardson Reeves
  10. Edy Olin Reeves
  11. Goodman M Reeves, born 1887, Georgia

Research Notes

This family group appear in a privately published family history entitled "Our Family's Book of Books". For catalogue entry see Hathi Trust.


Marriage1:   Certified Copy of Marriage License made in 1907
Death:         Wife's Pension Application
1850 Census:
1860 Census:
1870 Census:   Pickens County, Georgia FamilySearch, indexed as Reives, enumerated as Reaves
1880 Census:   Pickens County, Georgia FamilySearch
1900 Census:   Pickens County, Georgia FamilySearch

1984 Private Publication "Our Family's Book of Books" by Louise Dale Ray Jones
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