Last name: Reeves
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Yeah but what about those reave who stole cattle?
Maggie Reeve Griffin
My grandfather was a geanioligist who had a ring and a story passed down from we believe the late 1400's about our origins. The ring had a red griffin however. World war 2 pretty much distroyed all family records that were not landed royals. Any one intrested may contact me at email@example.com to my knowledge reaves however is a galic word for hunted by the sheriff. (correct me if I am wrong) I believe to the African American question that there was a German reeves side of the family that there was a docter in the st Louis area that had a few African American nurses that his wife insisted on educating and they later freed. Causing them to be scorned pre civil war. There is a letter floating around my family that accuses the dr of them possibly being illegitimate children as three boys were givin his surname. Germanic reeves were bounty hunters with dark ages origins to the isles.
Maggie Reeve Griffin
Also when immigrating to the america's my great great great grandfather immigrated with his brother and the brothers surname was changed to sherell. because the brother came from Germany where he and his wife had lived for only ten years. they told him at the time that reeve was a name associated with the isles. But that sherell was associated with main land Europe. Our family (evidentally generations of hoarders) actually kept the letter between brothers. This was a fascinating forum as far as the crusade erra comments. We have stories back to the 1400's. But nothing provable from before our branch of the family immigrated in 1750's. Our side of the reeves is dying out now. But I can remember my great grandmother talking to my grandfather in Gaelic that she learned from her grandparents who immigrated here. She always said shire reve was land givin by the crown near whortishire long ago for foreign service in Germany.
I was born in India and did have people keep asking me my name again even after i said it .. lol it was hard for them to believe that I was an Anglo-Indian and have a surname so unique !
felicia reeves monfette
Really wanting to kno more about the reeves name. I live in Louisiana and come from a long line of reeves. Any info would b great! Look me up on facebook. Thank u!
donanova mcandrew reeves
i am looking for more of my family,like my half brothers and sisters. my father is robert lee reeves. he lives caly and is a lawyer.if anyone shares the same father then email me please firstname.lastname@example.org thank you please help me
wow i always wanted to about my back story before i was born thanks so much
I am a reeves third or fourth generation. I'm looking for where I come from. My grandparents are Caucasian, American Indian, African American. The other set I'm not sure, African American and Spanish I think. I need help. Who am I?
My mum is French my dad has a bit of Italy
Ali Reeves Evenhuis
My mom`s maiden name is Reeves and is from northern England. I always wanted to learn about where her last name came from. My family has history on my last name and the same with my grandmothers maiden name ( Evenhuis and Kampmann) but nothing about my moms side. This is really interesting to read about. thank you so much (: