Elizabeth Morgan Reeves

17 August 1812–14 March 1832 (Age 19)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Morgan

When Elizabeth Morgan Reeves was born on 17 August 1812, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Isaac Reeves, was 29 and her mother, Sibyl Reeves, was 26. She died on 14 March 1832, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 19.

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Isaac Reeves
Sibyl Reeves
Elizabeth Morgan Reeves
Rebecca Reeves
Joseph Reeves
Isaac Cooper Reeves
Clement Biddle Reeves
Benjamin Reeves
Edward Reeves

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Reeves


    Sibyl Reeves




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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 8

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Elizabeth Morgan, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
  • Elizabeth Morgan Reeves, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Elizabeth Morgan Reeves, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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