|Birth: ||Jun. 18, 1838|
Woodburn Independent, November 7, 1901
Death of J. C. Reeves.
John Carroll Reeves died at his home in Woodburn at 3:15 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1901, after a prolonged illness.
The funeral will be this afternoon. Services will be held at 1 o'clock, after which the G. A. R. will take charge of the remains. Interment will be in Hubbard cemetery.
John Carroll Reeves was born in Pittsburg, Pa., June 18, 1838. On June 7, 1869, in Dakota, he was united in wedlock to Miss Hattie Emery, the union being blessed with two sons--Harry E. Reeves, born January 6, 1872, and Frank R. Reeves, born January 11, 1877. In 1874, with his family, he moved from Dakota to Illinois, to Kansas 1879, back to Illinois in 1880, to Arkansas in 1887, to Kansas in 1889, and to Oregon in the spring of 1891, locating first in Portland and moving in September of the same year to Woodburn, where he resided until death summoned him away.
Mr. Reeves was a veteran of the civil war. He enlisted in Co. K. 8th Regt., Illinois volunteers, in August, 1861, and served three years. At the expiration of this period he did not reenlist, but entered the government's employ, in the commissary department, and served there to the end of the war.
Deceased leaves a widow and two sons, Harry and Frank; a brother, James G. Reeves, of Woodburn, and a brother and sister, H. G. and Ella Reeves, in Illinois.
Mr. Reeves was a man of quiet disposition, a model husband and father, and was very highly esteemed in this community, where much sympathy is felt for the devoted wife and her two boys.
Harriet A. Emery Reeves (1852 - 1916)
Created by: Jimmy Sweet
Record added: May 12, 2006
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