Descendants of James Reeves Sr.

Elizabeth H. ReevesAge: 51 years18251876

Name
Elizabeth H. Reeves
Given names
Elizabeth H.
Surname
Reeves
Birth about 1825 40 20
MarriageByrum J. BlackmonView this family
yes

MarriageWilliam J. BlackmonView this family
yes

Birth of a sisterMalissa Caroline Reeves
November 15, 1827 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Missouri Reeves
May 1831 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterDorcas A. Reeves
1835 (Age 10 years)
Source: Headstone
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Birth of a brotherThomas Jefferson Reeves
December 7, 1837 (Age 12 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a sisterAmy Ella Reeves
August 4, 1840 (Age 15 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a son
#1
Andrew J. Blackmon
about 1844 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherJames Reeves
January 29, 1844 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a sisterCharlotte Ann Bethenia Reeves
July 31, 1844 (Age 19 years)
Source: Headstone
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Birth of a son
#2
Preston Byram Blackmon
September 19, 1849 (Age 24 years)
Death of a husbandByrum J. Blackmon
November 7, 1849 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3
Amanda J. Blackmon
May 1854 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sonAndrew J. Blackmon
September 17, 1862 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterDorcas A. Reeves
1863 (Age 38 years)

Source: Headstone
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Death of a half-brotherElisha Reeves
1864 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a son
#4
Richard Baxter Blackmon
July 13, 1865 (Age 40 years)
Source: Headstone
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Marriage of a childPreston Byram BlackmonEliza Jane FloydView this family
about 1868 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a son
#5
James Thomas Jefferson Blackmon
May 8, 1870 (Age 45 years)
Source: Headstone
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Death of a husbandWilliam J. Blackmon
1870 (Age 45 years)

Death February 10, 1876 (Age 51 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
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younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Betsy Garris - View this family
father
step-mother
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half-brother
5 years
half-sister
half-brother
5 years
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
Family with Byrum J. Blackmon - View this family
husband
herself
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son
Andrew J. Blackmon
Birth: about 1844 20 19South Carolina
Death: September 17, 1862The Civil War At Sharpsburg, Maryland
6 years
son
5 years
daughter
Amanda J. Blackmon
Birth: May 1854 30 29Lancaster, South Carolina
Death: December 5, 1920Pleasant Hill, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Family with William J. Blackmon - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
Richard Baxter Blackmon
Birth: July 13, 1865 49 40Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Death: March 24, 1933Central Hotel, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
5 years
son

Birth1850 Unites States Census
Birth1860 United States Census
Birth1870 United States Census
DeathJames A. Blackmon Bible
Shared note

Middle initial from son's Civil War record, from baptismal record from the revival at Fork Hill Baptist, and name on Bethena Reaves's Southern Commission claim for loyalty to the Union. Elizabeth H. Reaves was baptized at Fork Hill Sep. 9, 1839. Elizabeth H. Blackmon received $172.23 as due for service of her deceased son Andrew J. Blackmon in the war, previously unpaid. She was on the 1870 census with W. J. Blackmon, Amanda, Roxanna (step-daughter), Baxter, and Baby (J. T. J.). E. H. Blackmon died February 10, 1876 according to the James A. Blackmon Bible.