Reeves, William T. (1795 VA-1829 VA)

William T Reeves

Reeves, William T.


Father: Peter Reeves
Mother: Ann Nancy Tucker

Birth: c 1795, Virginia
Birth Source: Halifax County VA Chancery Court Case - 1858 Estate of Peter Reves

Death: 1829, Halifax County, Virginia
Death Source: Will, Halifax County VA Probate Records

Spouse1: Michal Hoskins, 21 Dec 1814, Halifax, Virginia


Children of William T. Reeves and Michal Hoskins:
  1. William Reeves c 1818
  2. Thomas Bird Reeves 1819-1896
  3. Elizabeth Reeves 1823-c1860
  4. Peter May Reeves 1824-1904
  5. Anna T. Reeves “Nancy” 1825
  6. Sarah G. Reeves “Sally” 1826-c1880
  7. John Y. Q. A. Reeves c1829-c1880
William T. Reeves is said to have served in the War of 1812 but thus far no documentation has been found.

After his death at about age 35, his widow and children left Virginia and migrated to Tennessee in the mid 1840's. During the time they lived in Rutherford County, son Thomas Bird Reeves married and then moved further westward with the family to Gibson County, Tennessee.

Michell Hoskins Reeves and several of the children remained in Gibson County, TN where she died in 1878. According to the The Milan Exchange, published 1 Aug 1878, Michal Hoskins Reeves died on 18 July 1878. By 1860 Thomas Bird Reeves had crossed the Mississippi River and settled in southeast Missouri in Dunklin County. A few years later, son Peter May Reeves left Gibson County to settle in Greene County, Arkansas, not far south of where his brother Thomas was living in Dunklin County, Missouri. During the last few years of his life, Peter also settled in Dunklin County.


Halifax County VA Tax Records
Virginia Select Marriages, 1785-1940 Database at Ancestry.com
Will of William T. Reves, Halifax County, Virginia, WB 15, page 49
Halifax County VA Chancery Court Case - 1858 Estate of Peter Reves
Obituary of Michal Reeves from The Milan Exchange, published 1 Aug 1878.

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