Tag Archives: Reeves

Lenoir E. Reeves

Lenoir E. Reeves
b. 8 August 1808, Virginia or Tennessee, to William and Ann (Terrell) Reeves
d. 15 March 1888, Imnaha, Wallowa County, Oregon

m. 1828, Greene County, Indiana
Mourning Walker
b. 14 February 1804, Lexington, Kentucky
d. 14 June, along the Platte River near Chimney Rock, Nebraska

Children with Mourning Walker:
• Anna Walker (1829-1882) married [–?–] Woody
• John R. (b. 1832)
• George H.
• T. T. (1837-1842)
• Sarah Jane (1842-1922)

Lenoir came to Greene County, Indiana, before 1828. They left the state from Terre Haute, Vigo County, in 1837. They were in Benton County, Missouri, in 1842, where a son died and a daughter was born. They then took the Oregon Trail to Oregon, where Mr. Reeves, John, and Sarah lived until their deaths.

Submitted by:
Michelle Findley Yahnian
Visalia CA

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Alice Jean Davis

Alice Jean Davis
b. 10 December 1927, Ripley County, Indiana, to Raymond Lewis and Eva (Hacker) Davis
d. 4 April 2003, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

m. 10 February 1946, La Porte, Indiana
Dorris “Rufus” Mayfield Reeves
b. 24 October 1919, Elmo, Nodaway County, Missouri

Children with Dorris “Rufus” Mayfield Reeves:

  • Mary Madelyn (b. 1949) married David Bishop
  • Deborah Jean (1951-2002) married Gary M. Hill
  • John Charles (1956-2005) married Mischelle Lyons
  • Candace Jean (1964-2004) married Lanny Gilliam

Alice was born and grew up in Indiana. She met Rufus when she was working as a waitress at a hotel in Racine, Wisconsin. She was there visiting her aunt, Rachel Hacker Clark. Alice said she saw Rufus and dropped her tray. It was love at first sight.

After her marriage to Rufus, who was in the Air Force, Alice lived at several different Air Force bases before ending up in Tacoma, Washington, where she died.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Eva Hacker

Eva Hacker
b. 20 January 1906, Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky
d. 25 June 1974, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

m. 25 December 1925, New Point, Decatur County, Indiana
Raymond Lewis Davis
b. 25 December 1901, near Kingston, Decatur County, Indiana
d. 26 January 1969, Batesville, Franklin County, Indiana

Children with Raymond Lewis Davis:

  • Alice Jean (1927-2003) married Dorris “Rufus” Mayfield Reeves
  • Norma Jeanette (b. 1931) married Fred John Nobbe
  • Raymond Louis, Jr. (b. 1935) married Janet Sue Wilder

Although Eva was born in Kentucky, she grew up in Indiana. After her husband died, she went to live with her daughter in Tacoma, Washington. Her body was returned to Indiana for burial beside her husband in Rossburg Cemetery in Decatur County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Riley Wilson Williams

Riley Wilson Williams
b. 29 December 1817, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Enoch and Jemima (Phillips) Williams
d. 1 January 1898, Mercer County, Missouri

m. 15 January 1839, Chatham County, North Carolina
Lovey Carter
b. 4 June 1819, Chatham County, North Carolina
d. 24 January 1908, Mercer County, Missouri

Children with Lovey Carter:

  • Mahala Jane (1840-1911) married Samuel Riley
  • Jemima A. (1842-1923) married Garrett Darland
  • Daniel C. (1845-1892) married Harriett Proctor
  • Mary Adeline (1848-1919) married Archibald T. Knight
  • Enoch J. (b. 1850) married Livonia W. Reeves
  • Francis Marion

Riley emigrated from North Carolina to Liberty, Hendricks County, Indiana, in 1840. He resided in Hendricks and Morgan counties and then immigrated from Indiana about 1855 to Gentry County, Missouri. Later Riley and Lovey moved to Wayne County, Iowa, and from there moved to Mercer County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Betty Murphy Mabee
4545 Yerba Santa Dr.
San Diego CA 92115-1032

George Hull

George Hull
b. 20 September 1779, Virginia, to Samuel and Martha (Glover) Hull
d. 16 January 1855, Douglas Township, Boone County, Iowa

m/1.
Hannah Rees

m/2. May 1834, Indiana
Lucy Farris
b. 5 June 1795, Kentucky
d. 10 August 1852, Boone County, Iowa

Children with Hannah Rees:

  • Jesse H. (1807–1873)
  • Hannah (b. 1810) married John Grogan
  • Amelia (b. 1811) married William Wright
  • William (1813–1875)
  • Nathan R. (b. 1817)
  • John (1818–1883)
  • Rewanna (b. 1819)
  • Samuel A. (1823–1889)
  • Nancy (b. 1824) married John Reeves
  • Isam Channel (1827–1873)

Children with Lucy Farris:

  • George W. (1837–1862)
  • Mary (b. 1838)
  • Jackson (1841–1927)
  • Martin (b. 1842)
  • Martha Jane (b. 1844) married Isaac Long

George immigrated to Indiana about 1822 from Licking County, Ohio. He lived in four Indiana counties: Sullivan, Greene, Clay, and Putnam. He emigrated from Indiana about 1826 to Schuyler County, Missouri.

George enlisted in the War of 1812 in Virginia and was a lieutenant. Sometime after the war, he followed other members of his family who were moving west. George was a devout believer in the Methodist faith. Upon settling in Iowa, he opened his home on Sundays for public classes and prayer meetings, which he conducted.

Submitted by:
Lorraine Van Dolah
Wichita KS

Anna Margaretha Hofman

Anna Margaretha Hofman
b. 31 August 1791, Ober Ramstadt, Hessen, Germany, to Johann Leonard and Eva Catharine (Heim) Hofman
d. about 1867, Lyon County, Kansas

m.
Johann Adam Gunkel
b. 23 October 1789, Ober Ramstadt, Hessen, Germany
d. between 1839 and 1850, Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana

Children with Johann Adam Gunkel:

  • Anna Margaretha (1815–1818)
  • Marie Magdalene (1817–1867) married Frederick Brendel
  • Johann Michael (1820–1821)
  • Joannes (1822–1884) married Vienna Reeves
  • Heinrich (1824–1860) married Christine Kilgore
  • Elizabeth Barbara (b. 1826)
  • Johann Nicolaus (1828–1910) married Sena Reeves
  • Margaret (b. ca. 1833) married Sterling Overton

Anna immigrated to Indiana from Pennsylvania between 1833 and 1838. She resided in these Indiana counties: Marion, Morgan, and Hamilton. Anna moved to Kansas before her death in 1867.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS