Marriage of Arthur Reeves and Elizabeth Eason, Sept. 3, 1872
Clarence Watson "C.W" & Jessie Leone Reeves
Inscription on back of photo: Taken June 8th, 1892. Jessie 4 ys 7 mo old. Clarence 8 yrs 6 mo old.
Arthur & Elizabeth Reeves Family
Elizabeth (Mercer) Eason Reeves was the wife of Arthur Reeves. This was her second marriage. Her first husband, John Eason, was a farmer and lay preacher who, with their son, died of Black Diptheria in 1871. She and their daughter, also named Elizabeth were left alone. She later married Arthur Reeves and raised six more children, along with Lizzie, to adulthood. Several little ones were also born to them who did not survive. Arthur Reeves was a son of John and Caroline Reeves.
Photo taken December 16, 1896
Standing: William John Reeves, Charles William Cook, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Eason Hughes, who was Elizabeth Mercer Eason Reeves' daughter from her first marriage
Kneeling at left: Clarence Watson "C.W." Reeves Seated: Elizabeth Mercer Eason Reeves, Martha Jane "Mattie" Reeves Cook, On Mattie's lap: Esther Cook, Jeanette Florence "Nettie" Reeves, Arthur Reeves, Jessie Leone Reeves
Jeanette Florence "Nettie" Reeves, date unknown
~daughter of Arthur Reeves
Reeves Brothers, Sons of Arthur Reeves
Back: Clarence Watson "C. W." Reeves
Front: William John "Will" Reeves, Wilbert Henry "Bert" Reeves
Children of Arthur & Elizabeth Reeves, 1910
Back row--Jeanette Florence "Nettie" Reeves and Jessie Leone Reeves. Middle row--Clarence Watson "C. W." Reeves, Wilbert Henry "Bert" Reeves, William John "Will" Reeves. Front row--Martha Jane "Mattie" (Reeves) Cook and Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Eason) Hughes. (Lizzie was Elizabeth (Mercer) Eason Reeves' daughter from her first marriage to John Eason, who died of diptheria in 1871, along with Lizzie's brother, George.)
Family of Arthur and Elizabeth (Mercer) Eason Reeves, taken December 25, 1917, at the home of Bert and Cynthia Reeves
Back row--Frank Becker, Bert Criswell, George Hughes, Clarence Watson "C. W." Reeves, Kate (Engels) Reeves, Bert Reeves holding Glenn Reeves. 2nd row--William J. "Will" Reeves, Helen Becker (later Mrs. Walter Woodhouse), Esther (Cook) Criswell, Will Cook, Rob Chambers 3rd row--Sarah (Weber) Reeves, Mattie (Reeves) Cook, Jeanette "Nettie" (Reeves) Becker, Arthur Reeves, Elizabeth (Mercer) Eason Reeves, Jessie (Reeves) Chambers, Lizzie (Eason) Hughes, Vera (Hughes) Jeffers, Ethel Cook (later Mrs. Jay Donlin), Pearl Reeves (later Mrs. Ed Kurtz), Cynthia (Heemstra) Reeves Front row--Vera Reeves (later Mrs. Glen Cummings), Myrtle Reeves (later Mrs. Lowell Parks), Carolyn Reeves (later Mrs. Allan Strong), Clarence William Reeves, Virla Cook (later Mrs. Alfred DeRaad), Floyd Becker, Donald Reeves, Ernest Reeves, Mabel Reeves (later Mrs. Ronald Parks), John Arthur "Jack" Cook, Lawrence Reeves.
1925 - Celebrating the Birthday of Arthur Reeves
LeMars Globe-Post, March 26, 1925 (SENEY news column)
Arthur Reeves was made the recipient of a fine birthday surprise last Monday
I think it is time to be writing a rhyme, extolling the virtues of Granddad;
On departure the guests wished Mr. Reeves many more happy birthdays. Mr.
Children of Arthur & Elizabeth Reeves, circa 1950
Back row--Clarence Watson "C. W." Reeves, Wilbert Henry "Bert" Reeves and William John "Will" Reeves. Front row--Martha Jane "Mattie" (Reeves) Cook, Jeanette Florence "Nettie" (Reeves) Becker and Jessie Leone (Reeves) Chambers.
Wedding Photo of Frank Becker & Jeanette Florence "Nettie" Reeves married December 19, 1900, Seney, Iowa, in a double ceremony with Nettie's brother, William.
Wedding Photo of William John Reeves and Sarah Rose Weber, married December 19, 1900, Seney, Iowa......in a double ceremony with Frank Becker and Nettie Reeves.
LeMars Sentinel newspaper
50th Wedding Anniversary Photo
William and Sarah Reeves, 1950
William & Sarah Reeves and Frank & Nettie Becker Celebrated Their Golden Wedding Anniversaries Together
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