Reeve, George Jacob (1850-1879)


George was born in 1850 at Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, to parents George, a licensed hawker (1851), and Ann. He was baptised on 2 June 1850 at Terrington St Clement.

He married Ethra Mary Newman (1853-1935) in the summer of 1875 in the Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire. They had one child, Minnie Louisa who died aged 5 months in 1878.

George died on 16 February 1879 at Sanford, Ontario, Canada.

After George died Ethra returned to England and married George Andrew, a medical herbalist (1891), in 1880.


  • 1871 Hammersmith
  • 1872 Chatham – Canada
  • 1873 Laskey
  • 1878 Sandford
  • 1879 disappears


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: The Wisbech Registration District included Terrington St Clement, Norfolk between 1837 and 1938. (UK BMD) George clearly returned home from Canada in order to get married and returned with his wife.

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