Reeves 50th Anniversary

Brothers Elzie Reeves & Bulus Reeves married sisters Anna Gilkey & Ida Gilkey, respectively, in a double ceremony on April 1, 1918 in Hot Springs, South Dakota. For their 50th anniversaries the Reeves family gathered in Mullen, Nebraska to celebrate.

Elzie Reeves, Anna (Gilkey) Reeves, Ida (Gilkey) Reeves, Bulus Reeves

Elzie & Clara Reeves Wedding Photo

Photo courtesy of Gary Crandall

This is Elzie’s first wife, Clara Crandall.  She passed away in 1916, and Elzie later married Anna Gilkey in 1918.

Reeves Family Photo from 1916

(L to R) Back Row: Emery Reeves, Bulus Reeves, Elzie Reeves, Harry Reeves, William Matherly, Ivan Reeves; Front Row: Alta (Crandall) Reeves holding Nina Pearl Reeves, Clara (Crandall) Reeves, Jack Reeves, Emma (Reeves) Matherly holding Genevieve Emma Matherly, Marcia Myrtle Matherly (seated), James Louis Reeves (seated), Clara May Reeves

Photo courtesy of Gary Crandall

Reeves Brothers

Reeves Brothers: Back L to R - Emery, Jack, Bulus; Front - Harry, Ivan, Elzie

1910 Census – Union Township, Warren County, Iowa

1900 Census – Pleasant Grove Township, Marion County, Iowa