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.
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)’.