Edward Reeves

7 November 1802–
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

The Life of Edward

When Edward Reeves was born on 7 November 1802, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, his father, William Reeves, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Davis, was 31.

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Family Time Line

William Reeves
1769–1841
Sarah Davis
1770–1852
William Reeves
1797–
William Reeves
1797–1802
Elizabeth Reeves
1799–1807
George W Reeves
1799–1860
William Reeves III
1801–1845
Edward Reeves
1802–
William Raves
1802–
Mary Reeves
1805–
Elizabeth Reeves
1808–1808
Mary Reeves
1810–1810
Benjamin Reeves
1810–1810
Sara Reeve
1810–
Maria Reeves
1811–
James Reeves
1813–
Gulielmus Reeves
1816–
Joseph V. Reeves
1820–1878

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 21

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from Reeve . 2. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Reeves, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Reeves, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Edward Reeves, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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