Biographical Sketch of Willis B. Reeves

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WILLIS B. REEVES is a son of Willis L. Reeves and Margaret Edwards. They had four children: Willis B., Haden E. (now in Texas) and two who died in childhood. Willis B. Reeves was born near Elkton, Ky., June 19, 1835, and was reared and educated here, which has been his permanent home since. In early life he began the study of law with Hon. F. M. Bristow and H. G. Petrie, was admitted to practice, which combined with agriculture, has occupied his time. He has served Todd County in the capacity of County Attorney, and two terms as Judge of the County Court. Mr. Reeves was married in Russellville, Ky., in December, 1859, to Miss Priscilla G. Davidson, daughter of Col. James W. Davidson. She is a native of Kentucky, born in 1836. They have been blessed with eight children, viz: Ellen T., who died in early child-hood; Mary G., John D., Hattie G., Willis, B., Jr., Fannie, Beall E. and Anna McReynolds Reeves. The family are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Elkton.



MLA Source Citation:

Battle, J. H. Counties Of Todd And Christian, Kentucky. Historical And Biographical. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., Chicago And Louisville. 1884. At current time this manuscript consists of only the Todd County section and a few biographies from Christian County. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/kentucky/biographical-sketch-of-willis-b-reeves.htm - Last updated on May 18th, 2011


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