Person:Granville Reese (4)

Granville Reese
b.5 Jul 1808
d.Bef 1849
m. 25 Jul 1807
  1. Granville Reese1808 - Bef 1849
  2. Martha Jane Reese1810 - 1893
  3. Matilda Reese1811 - 1873
  4. Permelia Reese1813 - 1846
  5. Jefferson Reese1815 - 1847
  6. Sarah Ann Reese1817 - 1855
  7. Catherine Jane Reese1819 - 1891
  8. William A. Reece1819 - 1885
m. 2 Feb 1836
  1. William Reese
  2. Robert Joseph ReeseAbt 1843 -
Facts and Events
Name Granville Reese
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Jul 1808
Census[2] 1820 Clark, Indiana, United States
Census[3] 1830 Shelby, Indiana, United States
Marriage 2 Feb 1836 Johnson, Indiana, United Statesto Mariah Jane Alexander
Property[5] 26 Mar 1836 Johnson, Indiana, United Stateswith wife Mariah, sold (quitclaimed) her share of her father's estate
Property[4] 14 Sep 1836 Shelby, Indiana, United Statespurchased property
Property[4] 4 Nov 1836 Shelby, Indiana, United Statesreceived land from parents
Property[4] 22 Jun 1837 Shelby, Indiana, United Statessold property to brother Jefferson
Property[4] 21 Sep 1837 Shelby, Indiana, United Statessold property
Other[7] Nov 1837 Johnson, Indiana, Along with wife, named as an heir of her father's estate, but they did not claim their share from court; apparently not resident in area
Divorce Filing Mar 1840 Johnson, Indiana, United StatesFiling cancelled Sept 1840
from Mariah Jane Alexander
Death[6] Bef 1849 Missing since about 1842; son William named as his heir in Granville's father's probate
Other[6] 24 Mar 1849 Boone, Indiana, United Statesnamed in father's probate as missing heir
  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), Vol I, p. 147.

    Births - Granville Reese, July 5, 1808

  2. New 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

  3. Hendricks, Shelby, Indiana, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    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. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Shelby County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1822-1886, and partitions, 1876-1891. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984), Vols F-HFHL #1403620, 11 June 1836-April 1839, Primary quality.

    14 September 1836
    Between Benjamin Alexander and Catherine his wife of Johnson Co., IN
    and Granville Reese of same
    for $75 paid by Reese, Alexanders sell land in Shelby Co., IN
    NE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Sec 35, T13N, R5E, containing 40 acres
    Signed Benjamin X his mark Alexander, Katherine X her mark Alexander
    Witnesses Hugh X Alexander, William Reese
    (Joseph Reese is JP for dower rights)
    Recorded 1 Feb 1837
    4 November 1836
    Between Joseph Reese and Nancy Reese his wife of Shelby Co., IN
    and Granville Reese off same
    for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which the said Joseph Reese Bare to the said Granville Reese his son as for the better support and maintanance and support [sic] of the said Granville Reese has given and granted land in Shelby County
    NE1/4 of Sec 14, T12, R5E the east 1/2 and the S40 of the same containing 40 acres
    Signed Joseph Reese, Nancy X her mark Reese
    Witness W. F. Morgan, JP, Cornelius McDermid
    Recorded 1 February 1837
    21 February 1837
    Between Granville Reese of Shelby Co., IN
    and William E. Midkiff of same
    for $100 paid by Midkiff Reese sells land in Shelby County
    NE1/4 of the NE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Sec 35, T13N, R5E, containing 40 acres
    Signed Granville Reese
    Witnesses: T. Sargent, Milton Robins, recorder
    Recorded 21 February 1837
    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

  5. Johnson, Indiana, United States. Deed Records, Vol. D, p, 127, Dec 1835-Nov 1836, Primary quality.

    Indenture 26 March 1836
    Between Granville Reese and Mariah Jane his wife, late Mariah Jane Alexander, of Johnson County Indiana, legal heirs of Robert Alexander deceased
    And John Ogle of Marion county, Indiana
    Who paid $100 for the E1/2 of the NE1/4, S10, T12, R5E
    Also the E1/2 of the SE1/4, S3, T12N, Rl5E, 160 acres total
    Except that part set off to the Widow of Robert
    Grantors sell and quit claim to Ogle and warrant
    Signed Granville Reese, Mariah Jane Reese
    Witness Cornelius McDermed JP, Martha Jane McDermed

  6. 6.0 6.1 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, 11 Feb 1839-10 Nov 1851; FHL #1320335, Primary quality.

    p. 385 – on the 24th day of March 1849 said administrator by Angle and Dougherty his attorneys . . . [and] represent that he is informed and charges that Granville Reese one of the heirs of said Estate did receive by way of advancement in the life time of said deceased, real and personal estate to the amount and value of the sum of Three hundred dollars, and . . . that a writ of summon issue against them commanding them to be and appear before your honor at the next term of said court . . . . Your petitioner further represents that said Joseph Reese died leaving the following children his heirs at law . . . Granville Reese who has absented himself from the State of Indiana and not been heard from for more than 7 years leaving William Reese his son, . . . .
    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 Johnson Co. thus “Came to hand April 2nd and was served by reading on the within named Cornelius McDermed & Martha McDermed his wife. Also Wm Reese as was herein commanded By Robert Johnson Sheriff and C. Snow deputy. April 3rd 1849.”

  7. Holmes, Maurice; Indiana. Probate Court (Johnson County); and Indiana. Circuit Court (Johnson County). Court records of Johnson County, Indiana, 1823-1853. (1982), Secondary quality.

    Probate Order Books – Record Book AA (orig p. nos)
    p. 26 – Joseph Rees appointed administrator 30 Sept 1835 of the estate of Robert Alexander deceased with Joseph Young as security. Inventory of personal property filed with sale bill for same, less property retained by widow Eleanor. Receipts filed for widow, John Ogle, Benjamin Alexander, William Trissler and John and Hugh Alexander, and Andrew Keefer for their shares. Money due Granville Rees and wife Mariah also filed in court. 13 Nov, 1837
    Probate Order Books – Record Book B
    p. 32 – Joseph Rees admin of estate of Robert Alexander decd filed in court receipt of candaaleanor Alexander widow for her share of estate and recpts of John Ogle, Benjamin Alexander, William Tressler, John and Hugh Alexander and Andrew Koofer for their shares. The share of Granville Rees and his wife Maria was turned into the court. Final settlement made 14 Nov 1837.