Alethia Reeves

11 February 1803–10 September 1867 (Age 64)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alethia

When Alethia Reeves was born on 11 February 1803, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Doctor Mauldin Reeves, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Stephenson, was 17. She married John Moore in 1821. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Northern Division, Marshall, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Fayette, Texas, United States in 1860. She died on 10 September 1867, in La Grange, Fayette, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in La Grange, Fayette, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Moore
1799–1867
Alethia Reeves
1803–1867
Marriage: 1821
John Elvy Moore
1822–1908
Nancy E. Moore
1824–1848
Mary Elizabeth Moore
1824–1891
Thomas W. Moore
1825–1903
Winnie Adeline Moore
1827–1910
William Barnett Moore
1830–1917
Frances Ann Moore
1832–1898
Mary E. Moore
1834–1891
Aletha Maria Moore
1836–1926
Lucinda Jane Moore
1838–1930
Laura Roxanne Moore
1841–1925
Sarah C. ( Pet) Moore
1843–
Benjamin M. Moore
1846–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1821
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1817
    Age 14
    Mississippi is the 20th state.
    1819
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Province of Texas, New Spain 1821: Province of Texas, Mexico 1836: Colorado, Republic of Texas 1837: Fayette, Republic of Texas 1845: Fayette, Texas, United States
    1820 · The Treaty of Doak's Stand 
    Age 17
    The Treaty of Doak’s Stand was a treaty with the Choctaw which makes up the majority of Mississippi. It made it so the Choctaw had to give up one-half of their remaining homeland. 

    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

    Story Highlight

    From Find A Grave Index:

    w/o Henry Moore who died the same day - both were victims of the 1867 Yellow Fever outbreak in La Grange Texas. Mother of Sarah G. Moore and Lucinda Jane "Jennie" Moore Gregory

    Sources (7)

    • Allethia Moore in household of Heny Moore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alethea Reeves in entry for Lucinda Jennie Gregory, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Alethia Moore in household of Henry Moore, "United States Census, 1850"

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