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 Benjamin Franklin Reeves

Benjamin Franklin Reeves

Birth
Aberdeen, Brown County, Ohio, USA
Death 20 Jul 1903 (aged 75)
Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Burial Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 59066310 · View Source
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Married Caroline Harlan in Hancock Co., Indiana on Nov. 1, 1849.

They were the parents of 10 children:
1) Allen J. (B: 6-2-1851)
2) Mary Ann (B: 5-24-1853)
3) Sarah J. (B: 1-8-1855)
4) Margaret C. (B: 11-12-1856)
5) Arthur C. (B: 8-9-1858)
6) Albert B. (B: 8-6-1860)
7) Alice (B: 7-17-1862)
8) Cicero R. (B: 5-3-1864)
9) Elizabeth H. (B: 9-7-1866)
10) Charles F. (B: 4-3-1869)

After the death of Caroline on March 25, 1873, Benjamin married Nancy Garner on August. 15, 1874.

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Published in The Indianapolis Star
Tuesday, July 21, 1903

BENJAMIN REEVES
HANCOCK COUNTY PIONEER, IS DEAD

Expires On The Farm Where He Was
Born in 1828 -- Prominent In County Affairs

(BY STAR SPECIAL SERVICE)
Greenfield, Indiana,
July 20, 1903

Benjamin F. Reeves, one of the best known men in Hancock County, is dead at his home in Brown Township.

He was born in 1828 on the farm where he died.

He was successful in business and leaves a fortune. He was a member of the Legislature of 1891-1893, county commissioner and had served as administrator, executor and guardian in many more cases then any man in the county.

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  • Created by: RWicks
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59066310
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Reeves (2 May 1828–20 Jul 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59066310, citing Harlan Cemetery, Hancock County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by RWicks (contributor 46792405) .