b.23 Mar 1815
d.28 Jan 1847
Facts and Events
||23 Mar 1815
||Clark, Indiana, United States
||Shelby, Indiana, United States
||21 Apr 1836
||Shelby, Indiana, United Statesto Rhoda Tucker
||21 Jun 1837
||Shelby, Indiana, United Statessold property
||22 Jun 1837
||Shelby, Indiana, United Statespurchased property from his brother
||Boone, Indiana, United States
||22 Jan 1843
||Johnson, Indiana, United StatesSecond Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
||14 Oct 1843
||Johnson, Indiana, United Statesexpelled from Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
||6 Aug 1844
||Shelby, Indiana, United Stateswith wife Rhoda, sold her share of property inherited from her mother to her brother
||28 Jan 1847
||From Feb to Aug 1847
||Johnson, Indiana, United States
||Boone, Indiana, United Statesnamed as heir in father's probate
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Family Bible Record of Joseph and Nancy Reese, in Johnson, Bess Sellers; Daughters of the American Revolution. Alexander Hamilton Chapter (Indiana); and Vera Reese Tranter. Family bible records of Johnson County, Indiana: a collection of family records compiled from family bibles and other sources. (Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1986), p. 147, Secondary quality.
Births - Jefferson Reese, Mar. 23, 1815
Deaths - Jefferson Reece, Jan. 28, 1847
- ↑ Washington Township, Clark County, Indiana, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33), Primary quality.
Joseph Reas, 2 males under 10 (William, Jefferson), 1 male 10-16 (Granville), 1 male 16-26 (Joseph), 3 females under 10 (Kitty, Sarah, Permilla), 1 female 16-26; 2 persons in agriculture
- ↑ Hendricks, Shelby, Indiana, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.
Joseph Reece, 1 male 5-10 (William), 1 male 10-15 (Jefferson), 1 15-20 (Granville), 1 male 40-50 (Joseph); 2 females 10-15 (Sarah, Kitty), 3 females 15-20 (Martha, Matilda, Permila), 1 female 40-50
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol. G, pp. 503, 553; FHL #1403620, Primary quality.
22 June 1837
Between Granville Reese of Shelby Co., IN
and Jefferson Reese of same
for $150 paid by Jefferson Reese
Granville Reese sells land
SE1/4 of the NE1/4, Sec 14, T12, R5
containing 40 acres
Signed Granville Reese
Witness John Ballard
Recorded 15 Aug 1837
21 August 1837
Between Jefferson Reese and Rhoda Reese his wife of Shelby County, IN
and John Youngman of same
for $150 paid by Youngman
S1/2 of the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of Sec 14, [T], R5 (district of land sold at Brookville) containing 40 acres
Signed Jefferson Reese, Rhody X her mark Reese
Witness John F. Ballard
Recorded 21 August 1837
- ↑ Boone County, Indiana; FHLS #0007722, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 297, line 20, Primary quality.
Jefferson Reese, 1 male under 5 [Joseph], 1 male 20-30 [Jefferson]; 1 female under 5 [Christena], 1 female 20-30 [Rhoda]; 1 engaged in agriculture
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Hayward, Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth McCoy), and Johnson County, Indiana) Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (Needham Township. Genealogical abstracts from records of Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, constituted in 1835, Johnson County Indiana. (Rochester, New York: American Baptist Historical Society, 1972), pp. 15-16, Secondary quality.
Reece, Reese, 1st spelling used consistently until Mr. 10, 1849 when the 2nd was adopted and used consistently thereafter. Some of the early entries were neatly written over to conform with the 2d spelling.
, Jefferson, exp. Ja. 21 (membership list) or 22 (minutes), 1843; X Oc. 14, 1843 [member by experience on 21/22 Jan, expelled but not in good standing 14 Oct 1843]
, Rhoda, exp. Ag 12, 1845 (mins)
p. 21 - Tucker, Rhoda, exp. Ja. 17, 1843; X Ap. 10, 1852
- ↑ Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vol. K, p. 413; FHL #1403622 , Primary quality.
Jefferson Rees and Rhoda Rees his wife, late Rhoda Tucker daughter of Sarah Tucker deceased of Shelby Co., IN
for $60 paid by
Benjamin Tucker of same county and state
sell real estate in Shelby Co.
one undivided sixth part of forty acres of land in the NW1/4 of Sec 20, T12N, R6E Bounded as follows
20 acres of the W1/2 of the NW1/4 and 20 acres of the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of Sec 20 adjoining lands of Merrit Puch on the south and the lands of Benjamin Tucker on the North, being the tract of land laid off to Sarah Tucker Deceased wife of James C. Tucker who was one of the heirs of Benjamin Tucker deceased as laid off by Thomas H. Fleming Thomas Vaughn & [?] Fleming Commissioners appointed by the Probate Court of Shelby County IN
Signed 6 Aug 1844, Jefferson X his mark Rees, Rhoda Rees
Witness James X his mark Tucker, Enoch Tucker JP
Recorded 7 August 1844
- ↑ Jefferson Reese Estate File, in Johnson County, Indiana, Court House, Film 391-A, #689, Primary quality.
17 February 1847 –
John Cowens and William Needham swear to accuracy of bill of the property of the estate of Jefferson Rece Decesd (note, inventory of property includes blacksmith tools as well as 3 cows, 20 geese, hogs, one horse, 6 acres wheat; and household goods, inc. a looking glass and a clock)
Rhoady Rees received the listed properties from Moses Moore Administrator of the Estate of Jefferson Rece Decesd
22 March 1847
Final Settlement, by Moses Moore, Administrator
Amount of Estate: $101.46
Amount to widow: $95.83
Amount to expenses (itemized): $5.63
- ↑ Holmes, Maurice; Indiana. Probate Court (Johnson County); and Indiana. Circuit Court (Johnson County). Court records of Johnson County, Indiana, 1823-1853. (1982), Probate Order Book C, Secondary quality.
p. 67 – court approved of Moses Moore as administrator of the estate of Jefferson Reece deceased, previously made by court in vacation. 12 May 1847
p. 90 – Final settlement of estate of Jefferson Reece decd. Widow received residue of estate. 9 Aug 1847.
- ↑ Complete Probate Record, in Indiana. Circuit Court (Boone County), and Boone County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Probate records 1830-1925. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. A,, p. 385; FHL Film #1320335, Primary quality.
on the 24th day of March 1849 said administrator by Angle and Dougherty his attorneys . . . [and] represent that he is informed and charges that . . . Jefferson Reese one of the heirs of said estate, did receive by way of advancement in the lifetime of said deceased the like sum of three hundred dollars, . . . . Your petitioner further represents that said Joseph Reese died leaving the following children his heirs at law . . . Jefferson Reese who on the [blank] day of [blank] died leaving Joseph Reese, Christian Reese Benjamin Reese & Mary J. Reese his children . . . .
And thereupon writs of summon were duly issued by said Clerk upon the suggestion of said Petitioner, to the Sheriffs of Boone, Marion, Johnson and Shelby counties, for said defendants to appear at the next term of said Court thereafter and answer said Petition – which said writs were all duly returned endorsed thus –
The one to Shelby Co. thus “Came to hand April 6th 1849 served on all of Reese heirs by copy. April 16, 1849. W. Wood Shff.S.C.”
- ↑ Probate Order Book, in Indiana. Circuit Court (Boone County), and Boone County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Probate records 1830-1925. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. C, pp. 248-9; FHL #320127, Primary quality.
May term 1849
James S. Hamilton admr Deb. non
William Reese, Cornelius McDermot & Martha his wife, Jonathan Goff & Matilda his wife, Alfred McKinzie & wife, Robert C. Dunn & Jane his wife, Granville Reese, Joseph Reese, Cristena Reese, Benjamin Reese, Lydia E. McDermot, Sarah A. McDermot & Mary J his wife, Mary Jane Reese
Petition on final settlement to ascertain advancements to defts
Comes now the said James S. Hamilton administrator deboris non of said Estate, and the defendants to wit Joseph Reese, Cristena Reese, Benjamin Reese, and Mary Jane Reese heirs at law of Jefferson Reese deceased . . . answered not but herein make default . . . . And it appearing to the court now here from the proofs and allegations that said defendants are heirs at law of said Joseph Reese deceased and it also further appearing to the court from the evidence adduced upon the examination of witnesses that . . . Jefferson Reese had also received the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) . . . .