Descendants of James Reeves Sr.

Erasmus Lafayette ReevesAge: 63 years18711934

Name
Erasmus Lafayette Reeves
Given names
Erasmus Lafayette
Surname
Reeves
Birth January 14, 1871 25 26
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Birth of a sisterMary Emma Reeves
June 8, 1873 (Age 2 years)
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Birth of a brotherJames Arthur Reeves
August 27, 1875 (Age 4 years)
Source: Dora Reeves
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Birth of a sisterIda Luretta Reeves
September 27, 1877 (Age 6 years)
Source: Dora Reeves
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a sisterMinnie Reeves
June 19, 1880 (Age 9 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Birth of a brotherHenry Oscar Reeves
January 29, 1883 (Age 12 years)
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Death of a brotherWilliam Thomas Reeves
July 12, 1886 (Age 15 years)

Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

MarriageAmanda WrightView this family
about 1894 (Age 22 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Brady Reeves
about March 11, 1894 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#1
Edward Reeves
February 1895 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2
John William Reeves
May 20, 1898 (Age 27 years)
Source: Dora Reeves
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a son
#3
Sidney Elmore Reeves
May 15, 1901 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sonEdward Reeves
September 13, 1902 (Age 31 years)

Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster Ledger, 17 September 1902

Birth of a son
#4
Leander A Reeves
July 29, 1903 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Eula Reeves
about 1904 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Cora Ann Reeves
June 14, 1906 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Jane Reeves
about 1907 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Jane Cole
August 13, 1909 (Age 38 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The State, 19 August 1909

Birth of a daughter
#8
Blanche Reeves
July 9, 1911 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Louisa Reeves
August 1912 (Age 41 years)

Birth of a son
#9
Jesse Woodrow Reeves
May 5, 1916 (Age 45 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a fatherJohn Jarrett Reeves
November 20, 1916 (Age 45 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 5 December 1916

Birth of a son
#10
Marvin Windell Reeves
May 27, 1919 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterMary Emma Reeves
July 13, 1924 (Age 53 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Emma Reeves
July 14, 1924 (Age 53 years)
Death of a wifeAmanda Wright
April 18, 1933 (Age 62 years)

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 21 April 1933

Death July 11, 1934 (Age 63 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 17 July 1934

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1865
22 months
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Amanda Wright - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1894
14 months
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
2 years
son
Leander A Reeves
Birth: July 29, 1903 32 28Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Death: December 1976Beauford, South Carolina
17 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
-4 years
daughter
9 years
son
3 years
son

Birth1900 United States Census
BirthReeves Family Bible
Text:

This was apparently either John or James Jr.'s family Bible. Was last owned by Cecile Kinnet Small according to Mrs. Dora Reeves who transcribed the names and birth dates of James Jr.'s children from it.

Marriage1900 United States Census
DeathObituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 17 July 1934

Note

1900 census says February 1870, but he was only nine in June of 1880, so that supports the date from the family Bible.