William Reeves

1843–1887 (Age 44)
Bucknall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Reeves was born in 1843, in Bucknall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Reeves, was 32 and his mother, Mary Wayne, was 42. He married Phoebe Fernihough in 1873. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Caverswall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1887, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

William Reeves
1843–1887
Phoebe Fernihough
1848–
Marriage: 1873
Mary Ann Reeves
1872–
William Reeves
1877–1926
William Reeves
1877–
John Reeves
1880–
Harry Reeves
1887–1899

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1873
Etruria, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, England
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Reeves

    Male1811–1871Male

    Mary Wayne

    Female1801–Female

siblings

(8)

    John Reeves

    Male1832–Male

    Thomas Reeves

    Male1834–Male

    Herbert Reeves

    Male1836–1850Male

    Male1836–Male

    Emma Reeves

    Female1838–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1843

Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Reeves in household of Thomas Reeves, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Reeves, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • William Reeves, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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