Edward Reeves

7 November 1802–
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

The Life Summary of Edward

Edward Reeves was born on 7 November 1802, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England as the son of William Reeves and Sarah.

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Family Time Line

William Reeves
Sarah
William Reeves
1797–
Elizabeth Reeves
1799–1807
George W Reeves
1799–1860
Edward Reeves
1802–
Maria Reeves
1811–

Parents and Siblings

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.

Possible Related Names

Reeve
Reaves
Reavis
Reves
Rieves

Sources (4)

  • 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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