Huram (Hyram) Edgar Reeve was born 10 May 1806 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina, son of Isaac and Keren Happuck (Hesbus) Reeve. He married Margaret B. McMillan, who died in 1847 in Cook County, Illinois. Two sons, John and Huram, died in infancy. Two other children, Obed and Mary died at the age of 18. His only surviving child, Robert Boone Reeve, was born 12 Jun 1835 in Morgan County, Illinois, and died 11 Jan 1898. Huram Edgar Reeve died 25 Jun 1893 and is buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery. He was one of the oldest living "Old Settlers" at the time of his death.

Submitted by Kellie Reeve Robinson
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