John Thomas Reeves

28 November 1914–3 January 1974 (Age 59)
Lincoln, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Reeves was born on 28 November 1914, in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, his father, Johnnie H Reeves, was 29 and his mother, Della Johnston, was 19. He married Effie Herrington on 29 April 1943. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 3 January 1974, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Topisaw Baptist Church Cemetery, Ruth, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States.

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John Thomas Reeves
Effie Herrington
Marriage: 29 April 1943
Sandra Reeves

Spouse and Children


    Effie Herrington


29 April 1943


    Sandra Reeves


Parents and Siblings

    Johnnie H Reeves


    Della Johnston




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 2

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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