Reeves, William L.
SummaryFather: probably Isaac Newton Reeves
Mother: probably unknown Farmer
Birth: 1828, Georgia
Birth Source: Census
Death: Died of pneumonia on 21 Nov 1862 in Charlottesville, Virginia
Death Source: CSA Service Records
Spouse1: Martha C. Warren, m. on 13 Dec 1849 in Stewart County, Georgia
NarrativeChild of William L. Reeves and Martha C. Warren:
- John "Buel" Reeves, b. 1850
- Samuel "Bock" Reeves, b. 1852
- Isaac "Dock" Reeves, b. 1854
- Martha Virginia "Jennie" Reeves, b. 1856
- Josephine Reeves, b. 1858
- James Reeves, b. 1861
William L. Reeves enlisted as a private in Co. C of the 10th Georgia Regiment of the CSA on 12 Aug 1861. On 6 Nov 1862, he was admitted to the CSA hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia with pneumonia where he died on the 21st of November.
On 7 Apr 1863 his wife Martha C. Reeves filed a claim with the Confederacy for any monies due or allowances. By the 1870 census, Martha had married a much younger James Morris and the entire family is found living in Dale County, Alabama.
Research NotesMajor contributions have been made to this page from the research of a descendant of this family, Ken Swaringin.
Sources1850 Census - Stewart County, Georgia
1860 Census - Stewart County, Georgia (HOH listed as William "River")
1870 Census - Dale County, Alabama (HOH James Morris)
Civil War, Confederate Service Records