and Sarah GEALE (1637-1713)
Reeve and Sarah Geale were my 9x Great Grandparents. (Click
here to see their
place in my pedigree chart.)
They married on 12 May 1659 at the parish church of Holy Trinity in Cuckfield, Sussex.
William Reeve's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.
He was buried on 23 November 1690 in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. He was a yeoman and left a will.
His mother may have been Elizabeth as it is believed she was
mentioned in William's brother's will. He had 2 brothers and 2
Sara Geale was baptised on 29 October 1637 in Cuckfield. She
was the daughter of
Brocket (1609-?). She was buried on 3 November 1713 in
Sarah left a will.
William Reeve and Sarah
Geale had 6 known children:
Sarah Reeve was born on 17 March 1658/9 and baptised on 1 April 1660
in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. Her parents were named in baptism register
as William and Sarah. She was buried on 17 April 1692 in Albourne,
As a spinster she married Nathaniel Gilham by licence
dated 22 September 1679. They were both then of Hurstpierpoint.
Nathaniel Gyllam next married Elizabeth Isted on 29 October
1696 in Albourne.
Nathaniel was probably buried in Albourne on 12
Samuell Reeve was born on 4 January and baptised and buried on 7
January 1660/1 in Hurstpierpoint. Only his father's name was recorded
against his baptism.
my 8x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 17 October 1671 in Hurstpierpoint.
Only his father's name appears in the baptism register. He married
(c1675-1727) in 1696. (They have their own page.)
William Reeve was baptised on 8 June 1674 in Hurstpierpoint. He
may have been buried on ?6 December 1745 in Clayton, Sussex.
have married Cordwell Pockny (Cordelia), a widow, on 16 January
1695/6 in Clayton, Sussex.
As Cordwell Turner she had married
Edward George Pockney on 10 November 1691 in Clayton.
baptised on 26 November 1665 at Keymer, Sussex and was buried on 13 July
1720 at Clayton.
Elizabeth Reeve was born on 13 September and baptised on 29 September
1676 in Hurstpierpoint. She was mentioned in her mother's 1713 will.
Elizabeth may have been buried as a spinster on 12 April 1716.
Susannah Reeve was mentioned in her mother's 1713 will. She
married John Miles on 4 June 1699 in Nuthurst, Sussex. John was
of Wivelsfield, Sussex.
Elias Reeve of Hurstpierpoint left a will in 1679
Mary Reeve of Hurstpierpoint left a will in 1724
Richard Reeve of Hurstpierpoint left a will dated 5 June 1634 and proved
on 21 June 1634
Thomas Reeve of Hurstpierpoint left a will in 1716
Buried in Hurstpierpoint:
2 February 1678/8, John Reeve
18 December 1711, Stephen son of Stephen Reeve
3 May 1712, John son of Thomas Reeve
24 March 1714/5, Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Reeve
13 April 1716, Elizabeth Reeve
6 December 1718, Elias son of Thomas and
29 March 1722, Elizas Reeve
15 November 1724, Mary Reeve, widow
6 October 1725, Stephen son of Thomas Reeve
10 January 1727/8, Goodman Stephen Reeve
29 November 1728 Elizabeth wife of Goodman Thomas Reeve
26 December 1729, Benjamin son of Goodman John Reeve
12 May 1733, Mary Reeve
5 December 1733, Elias son of Thomas and
16 September 1738, Jane wife of John Reeve