Nehemiah Reece

6 December 1771–28 May 1815 (Age 43)
Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Nehemiah

When Nehemiah Reece was born on 6 December 1771, in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, William Reece, was 31 and his mother, Mary Baker, was 23. He married Mary Shively Eves in May 1793. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 28 May 1815, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Millville Friends Cemetery, Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah Reece
1771–1815
Mary Shively Eves
1770–1858
Marriage: May 1793
William Reece
1794–
Edith Reece
1796–1825
Mary Reece
1798–1798
Philip Reece
1799–1861
John Reece
1801–1858
Hannah Reece
1802–1855
Joseph Reece
1804–
Nehemiah Reece
1806–1836
Louisa Reece
1808–1869
Sarah Reece
1810–1876
Aaron Reece
1813–1899
Mary E Reece
1816–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
May 1793
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge

Age 6

The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.
1783 · A Free America

Age 12

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Reese .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nehemiah Reece in entry for Mary Reece, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Nehemiah Reece in entry for Mary Reece, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Nehemiah Reece in entry for Nehemiah Reece, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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