Moses Reeves, b. Feb. 14, 1800


biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887

MOSES REEVES, deceased, formerly a resident of Scott Township, was born in the State of New York, Feb. 14, 1800, and was a son of Levi and Sarah (Meyers) Reeves. They were natives of the same State, and removed to Muskingum County, Ohio, when our subject was a boy eight years of age. There he remained until 1856, when, becoming of suitable age, he followed as a business, the buying and shipping of grain at Gaysport, Ohio. Mr. Reeves was married in Ohio in 1828, to Miss Margaret Monroe, a native of Ohio, who became the mother of one daughter, M. Minerva, now the wife of James Finney. Mrs. Margaret Reeves died in Ohio, in July, 1859. Mr. Reeves came to Mahaska County in 1856, settling on section 26, Scott Township, where he remained until his death, which took place March 28, 1879, at the age of seventy-nine years. He had been a second time married, Dec. 17, 1859, to Mary Eveland, a native of Ohio, who still survives, and lives upon the beautiful home farm of 375 acres, and in company with ber nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. George Dixon, carries on the business of general farming.

Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887

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