Charles Reeves

1779–11 April 1856 (Age 77)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Reeves was born in 1779, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Dr William Henry Reeves, was 47 and his mother, Ann, was 38. He married Lucy Wisdom on 28 June 1800, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. In 1838, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as farmer in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He died on 11 April 1856, in Waverley, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Charles Reeves
1779–1856
Lucy Wisdom
1783–1847
Marriage: 28 June 1800
William Henry Reeves
1802–1891
Sarah Ann Reeves
1810–
Mary Reeves
about 1813–1834
John Wisdom Reeves
1803–1865
Elizabeth Reeves
1804–1899
James Reeves
1806–1883
Martha Reeves
1807–1894
Lucy Reeves
1808–1891
Charles Edward Reeves
1812–1830
Edward Scott Reeves
1816–1883
Joseph E Reeves
1821–1891
Harriet Ann Reeves
1827–1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1800Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1820 · Cape Breton Island
    Age 41
    In 1820, Cape Breton Island rejoined Nova Scotia. It is located on the Northeastern part of Nova Scotia. Until then it had been owned by the French until 1763. Than was in British control and a separate colony in 1784.
    1823
    Age 44
    Oldest Grave Seen in Memorial List
    1848 · Self-Governing
    Age 69
    In 1848, Nova Scotia became the first self-governing colony in the British Empire.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Reeve , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English: from Middle English reve + genitival -s, for the son, daughter, wife, or servant of a reeve or of someone surnamed Reeve .English: from Middle English atte Reves, a topographic and occupational name for someone who lived and probably worked ‘at the reeve's (house)’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Reves
    Rieves
    Reeve
    Reavis
    Reaves
    Revis

    Sources (20)

    • Charles in entry for Edward Reeves, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
    • Charles in entry for Harriett Ann Whidden, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Reeves - Published information: birth-name: Charles Reeves

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