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 Elizabeth <I>Powell</I> Reeves

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Elizabeth Powell Reeves

  • Birth Jun 1794 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 18 Jan 1884 Madison County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Madison County, Arkansas, USA
  • Plot Near her daughter, Lucinda.
  • Memorial ID 19694682

Elizabeth was the d/o Nathaniel and Rhoda Powell and the sister of Henry. Her first husband, Isham Handy drowned shortly after their wedding. She next married Jeremiah Turner Reeves on 11-9-1820 in White Co., TN. Thirty years later, she joined him on the wagon train he led to AR.

The mother of Lucinda, Mary, Salena, Sabrina and Laten, she was a midwife. She couldn't read or write.
Elizabeth was ill with a fracture some 3 months before she died and that may have contributed to her death.

Elizabeth was my husband's Great Great Great Grandmother. May she rest in peace.


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  • Created by: Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt
  • Added: 3 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19694682
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Powell Reeves (Jun 1794–18 Jan 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19694682, citing Neal Cemetery, Madison County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt (contributor 46504839) .