Reeves, William Anslow (1860 - 1933 CA)


Reeves, William Anslow


Father: Henry Reeves
Mother: Caroline Mercy Anslow

Birth: 1860, Canada
Birth Source: Census, Headstone

Death: 15 Aug 1933, San Francisco, California
Death Source: Obituary

Spouse1: Laura


Children of William Anslow Reeves and Laura:
  1. William S. Reeves, b. c1890, d. 1 Aug 1916
  2. Alfred Vernon Reeves, b. 30 Apr 1891

The US census records note that both of William's parents were born in England. He was born in Canada and census records indicate he came to the US around 1878. We find him listed with his full name in his fathers household in the New Brunswick, Canada 1861 and 1871 censuses.

The following individuals were listed in the San Fransisco County Voter Registrations in 1914 at the address 3268 24th, all registered as Republicans:
William Anslow Reeves, St Metalworkr
Mrs. Laura A. Reeves, Housewife
William S. Reeves, Metal Worker
Alfred Vernon Reeves, Clerk

San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Aug 1916
REEVES - In this city. August 1. 1916. William S., beloved son of W. A. and Laura A. Reeves, and brother of Alfred V. Reeves, a native of San Francisco, aged 27 years, 2 months, and 5 days.

San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Aug 1933
REEVES - In this city. August 15. 1933. William Reeves, beloved husband of Laura A. Reeves, father of the late William and Alfred Reeves, a native of Canada, aged 73 years. A member of Redwood Camp No. 91, W. O. W. and associated member of S. F. Gold Star Mothers Assn.
Friends are invited to attend the funeral services tomorrow (Friday) at 1:30 p. m. at Anderson's Valencia st. at 25th. Interment, Cypress Lawn.

Research Notes


Birth:          Headstone, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California
Death:        San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Aug 1933

1861 Census:  Restigouche, New Brunswick
1871 Census:  Newcastle, Northumberland, New Brunswick https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4MK-5SB
1900 Census:  San Francisco County, California https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M95Z-8ZW
1910 Census:  San Francisco County, California https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVG7-59M
1920 Census:  San Francisco County, California https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHWK-B91
1930 Census:  San Francisco County, California https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC6P-538

FamilySearch - United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Aug 1916
1914 Voter Registration - California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 (Ancestry)