Mrs. Dorcus Ann Reeve, 75 years old, died at 5:25 o'clock Wednesday morning at the home of her son, Roy, southwest of Fairfield, following a two weeks' illness of complications. Her husband, Volney Reeve, died several years ago.
Relatives surviving are the two sons, Roy of Fairfield and Silva of Laurel; three daughters, Mrs. Bessie Gwinnup of New Salem, Mrs. Nellie Corn of Daleville, Mrs. Mayme Crawley of Greensburg; a sister, Mrs. Alice Owens of Stockport, Ind.; two brothers, Vincent and Jacob Janney of Gaston and two half-brothers, Emerson and Everett Janney, of Gaston.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. (c. s. t.) Friday at the Hopewell church with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Friends may call at the home of the son, Roy, after Thursday noon."
Rushville Republican, 23 Mar 1959, Mon, Page 1
"Stroke Fatal to Bessie Gwinnup at Andersonville
Mrs. Bessie Gwinnup, 76, died at her home in Andersonville at 4:30 a.m. today after suffering a stroke Saturday.
She was born in Delaware County on June 6, 1882, the daughter of Volney and Dorcas Janney Reeve. Her first husband, Luther Bennett, whom she married in Jue of 1901, died in April of 1921. In June of 1924 she was married to Ozias Gwinnup, who succumbed in March of 1936.
Mrs. Gwinnup moved 13 years ago to Andersonville from the New Salem community where she had spent most of her life. She was a member of the Andersonville Nazarene Church.
Survivors included a son, George Gwinnup of Milroy; five daughters, Mrs. Thomas Speers of Raleigh, Mrs. George Crawley of Andersonville, Mrs. Frank Lucas of Columbia, Mrs. Lowell Floyd of Rushville and Mrs. Carl Kehl of Lakeland, Fla.; two brothers, Silva Reeve of Laurel and Leroy Reeve of Milton; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Corn of Daleville and Mrs. John Croddy near Rushville, 18 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Two daughters, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
The Rev. Willie Hamil and Rev. Arbuckle will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Moster and Sons Mortuary where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Orange North Cemetery."
Rushville Republican, 31 May 1966, Tue, Page 1
"Silva L. Reeve, Former Laurel Resident, dies
Silva L. Reeve, 71, former resident of the Laurel community, died at 4 p.m. Monday at his home, 436 West Seventh in Connersville, after 16 years of failing health.
A World War I veteran, Mr. Reeve was a retired State Highway Department employee.
He was born in Grant County on October 23, 1894, the son of Volney and Dorcas Jenny Reeve and was married on August 14, 1924, to Susan Hannefey, who survives.
Mr. Reeve lived for many years in the Laurel community before moving to Connersville six years ago and he was a member of the Buena Vista Christian Church.
Surviving with the widow are five sons, Ivan of Laurel, John Richard of Los Angeles, Calif., and Joe, Paul and Lionel Reeve, all of Connersville; a daughter, Mrs. Ray (Doris) Pitcher of Connersville; a stepson, Earl LaFollette of Richmond; a brother, Roy Reeve of Milton; two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Nellie) Corn of Daleville and Mrs. john (Mamie) Croddy of Clarksburg, and 11 grandchildren.
One son, Jimmy Reeve, was killed in military service in 1944 during World War II.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Moster and Sons Mortuary at Laurel, where friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with burial in Laurel North Cemetery."
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Volney by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Volney: