Nathaniel Reeves

22 February 1777–13 November 1860 (Age 83)
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Reeves was born on 22 February 1777, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Paul Reeves, was 43 and his mother, Bethiah Youngs, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Electa Herrick. He lived in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1830 and Corinth, Saratoga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 November 1860, in Corinth, Corinth, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Corinth, Corinth, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Nathaniel Reeves
Electa Herrick
Lysander Reeves
Mary Reeves
Nancy Jane Reeves
Emeline Reeves
Daniel Reeves
Henrietta Reeves

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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 20

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Nathaniel Reaves, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathl Reeves, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Nathaniel Reaves, "United States Census, 1860"

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