John Reeves and Mary Ann McMasters

1-Convict John Reeves was born on 22 Jan 1815 in Buckland, Buckinghamshire, England and died on 29 May 1894 in Sheffield at age 79. John married Mary Ann McMasters on 16 Jul 1853 in Launceston, Tasmania. Mary was born in 1836 in Kitchell, Aramgh, Ireland and died on 28 Dec 1914 in Wynyard, Tasmania at age 78. They had 11 children:

2-Anne Reeves was born on 1 Oct 1854 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 3 Jan 1928 in Yolla, Tasmania at age 73. Anne married James Children Diprose, son of Isaac Diprose and Elizabeth French, on 27 Jan 1876 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. James was born on 27 May 1852 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 11 Mar 1932 in Yolla, Tasmania at age 79. They had 11 children: Isaac, John, Percy James, Albert Edgar, Walter Thomas, Bennie Owen, Victor, Grace Ruby, Mercy Pearl, Spencer Marcus and Eva Annie.

3-John Diprose was born in 1876 and died in 1891 at age 15.

3-Isaac Diprose was born in 1878 and died in 1925.

3-Percy James Diprose was born in 1880.

3-Albert Edgar Diprose was born on 9 Jun 1882 in Ringarooma, Tasmania and died on 11 Apr 1970 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 87. Albert married Gertrude Ida Terry on 17 Sep 1913 in Mount Hicks, Tasmania, Australia. Gertrude was born on 8 Sep 1891 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 7 Jan 1980 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia at age 88. They had one son: Maxwell Terry.

4-Maxwell Terry Diprose was born on 15 Aug 1917 in Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia and died on 14 Jul 2006 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia at age 88. Maxwell married Lillian Mary Thurlow. Lillian was born on 8 May 1920 and died on 11 Jan 2010 at age 89. They had a son: David John.

5-David John Diprose was born on 17 Apr 1944 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, died on 23 Jun 2011 in Taroona, Tasmania, Australia at age 67, and was buried on 28 Jun 2011 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

3-Walter Thomas Diprose was born on 7 Aug 1884 and died on 31 Oct 1935 in Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia at age 51. Walter married Catherine Johnson. Catherine was born in 1890 and died on 3 Jul 1931 in Henrietta, Tasmania, Australia at age 41. They had one son: William James.

4-William James Diprose was born on 27 Aug 1921 and died on 4 Feb 1978 at age 56.

3-Bennie Owen Diprose was born on 25 Apr 1886 in Ringarooma, Tasmania and died on 2 Jun 1947 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 61. Bennie married Evelyne May Edwards on 28 Aug 1913 in Wynyard, Tasmania.  They had a son: Colin.

4-Colin Diprose was born on 23 Jul 1917 in Nurse Reynolds Hospital, Wynyard. Colin married Kathleen Alice Walker, daughter of Tasman William Walker and Emma Jane Pinkard. Kathleen was born on 20 Feb 1923 and died on 7 Jul 2007 in Seven Mile Beach at age 84. They had two children: Susan Helen and Fran.

5-Susan Helen Diprose was born on 17 Aug 1953. Susan married Graeme Huxley. Graeme was born on 19 Oct 1952. They had two children: David and Benjamin.

6-David Huxley was born on 12 Mar 1972.

6-Benjamin Huxley was born on 29 Sep 1975.

5-Fran Diprose was born on 16 Jun 1955. Fran married Peter Krause. Peter was born on 16 May 1954. They had four children: April Kathryn, Simon George Gunter, Paul Colin Peter and Martyn Marc Alexander.

6-April Kathryn Krause was born on 6 May 1981.

6-Simon George Gunter Krause was born on 7 Mar 1985.

6-Paul Colin Peter Krause was born on 18 Mar 1987.

6-Martyn Marc Alexander Krause was born on 26 Oct 1989.

3-Victor Diprose was born in 1888.

3-Grace Ruby Diprose was born in 1890.

3-Mercy Pearl Diprose was born on 27 Mar 1890 in Yolla, Tasmania, Australia. Mercy had a daughter: Eileen Mercy.

4-Eileen Mercy Pegus was born on 23 Dec 1912 in Tasmania, Australia, died on 3 Nov 1971 in Tasmania, Australia at age 58, and was buried on 6 Nov 1971 in Launceston, Tasmania. Eileen married Louis James Brumby on 18 Jun 1932 in Yarraville, Victoria, Australia. Louis was born on 2 Apr 1908 in Longford, Tasmania, died on 3 Jun 1974 in Tasmania, Australia at age 66, and was buried on 5 Jun 1974 in Launceston, Tasmania.

3-Spencer Marcus Diprose was born on 9 Sep 1892 in Yolla, Tasmania, Australia and died on 18 Jun 1978 in Stowport, Tasmania, Australia at age 85. Spencer married Myrtle Nellie Dobson on 20 Oct 1913 in Yolla, Tasmania, Australia. Myrtle was born on 1 Sep 1889 in Flowerdale, Tasmania, Australia and died on 11 May 1975 at age 85. They had one son: Reginald Spencer.

4-Reginald Spencer Diprose was born on 3 Dec 1914 and died on 6 Dec 1975 at age 61. Reginald married Muriel Jean Chilcott. Muriel was born on 14 Nov 1911 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia and died on 22 Jun 1954 at age 42. They had one daughter: Cheryl Rae.

5-Cheryl Rae Diprose was born on 4 Apr 1950, died on 17 Dec 2006 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 56, and was buried on 20 Dec 2006 in Carr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

3-Eva Annie Diprose.

2-George Reeves was born on 24 Aug 1856 in Devonport and died on 1 Feb 1944 in Spreyton at age 87. George married Margaret Cherry. Margaret was born in 1868 in Springfield.

2-Fanny Reeves was born on 18 Jun 1858 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 25 Sep 1938 in Sheffield at age 80. Fanny married William Poulton in 1877 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. William was born on 18 Jun 1858 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 25 Sep 1938 in Sheffield at age 80.

2-Thomas Reeves was born on 29 Aug 1860 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 17 May 1949 in Devonport at age 88.

Thomas married Ellen Lethborg, daughter of John Clark Lethborg and Charlotte Watts, on 23 Dec 1892 in Ringarooma, Tasmania. Ellen was born on 30 Mar 1863 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 12 Feb 1914 in Flowerdale, Tasmania at age 50. They had 11 children: Amy Ellen, Arthur John, Ernest John, Arthur Thomas, Mary Jessie, William George, Ruby Edith, Frances Maud (Fannie), Leslie Lionel Lewis, Archibald Edgar and Horace Joseph.

3-Amy Ellen Reeves was born in 1884 in Ringarooma, Tasmania. Amy married John Herbert Harrison on 26 Mar 1915 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

3-Arthur John Reeves was born in 1885 in Ringarooma, Tasmania.

3-Ernest John Reeves was born on 22 Jul 1886 in Ringarooma, Tasmania. Ernest married Caroline Florence Cox on 15 Apr 1908 in Frankford, Tasmania.  They had one son: Ernest John.

4-Ernest John Reeves was born on 19 Dec 1915 in West Devonport, Tasmania.

3-Arthur Thomas Reeves was born on 22 Jun 1888 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania and died in Devonport. Arthur married Adis Wilmott on 15 Dec 1909 in Latrobe, Tasmania.  They had four children: Thomas Arthur, Dorothy May, Hilda and Jack.

4-Thomas Arthur Reeves was born on 8 Feb 1916 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

4-Dorothy May Reeves was born on 19 Aug 1917 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

4-Hilda Reeves was born on 12 Feb 1919 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

4-Jack Reeves was born on 1 Feb 1923 and died on 23 Jul 1996 at age 73. Jack married Loris Bennett, daughter of Edwin Leslie Bennett and Grace Melvina Keep, on 29 Jan 1946. Loris was born on 6 Jun 1925. They had three children: Kaye, Carol and Phillip.

5-Kaye Reeves was born on 16 Sep 1946. Kaye married Warren Thompson on 11 Dec 1965. Warren was born on 22 Nov 1944. They had two children: Paul Warren and Lisa Kaye.

6-Paul Warren Thompson was born on 14 Nov 1970 and died on 16 Feb 1991 at age 20.

6-Lisa Kaye Thompson was born on 9 Feb 1971. Lisa married Chris Denholm on 4 Mar 1995. Chris was born on 15 Jul 1967. They had two children: Ben Paul and Jemma Lee.

7-Ben Paul Denholm was born on 22 Jun 1998.

7-Jemma Lee Denholm was born on 10 Jan 2000.

5-Carol Reeves was born on 17 Oct 1947. Carol married Ian Collins on 11 Nov 1967. Ian was born on 4 Mar 1944. They had two children: Brett Ian and Jacqui Carol.

6-Brett Ian Collins was born on 29 Oct 1969. Brett married Andrea. Andrea was born on 28 Jan 1972. They had three children: Ruby Lee, Ebony Grace and Lily May.

7-Ruby Lee Collins was born on 29 Nov 1998.

7-Ebony Grace Collins was born on 1 Oct 2001.

7-Lily May Collins was born on 13 Jun 2006.

6-Jacqui Carol Collins was born on 28 Aug 1972. Jacqui married Paul Richardson. Paul was born on 21 Feb 1968. They had four children: Georgia Lee, Mackenzy Jayde, Jack Fletcher (Twin) and Jazmin Skye (Twin).

7-Georgia Lee Richardson was born on 24 Apr 1998.

7-Mackenzy Jayde Richardson was born on 11 May 2001.

7-Jack Fletcher (Twin) Richardson was born on 28 Apr 2005.

7-Jazmin Skye (Twin) Richardson was born on 28 Apr 2005.

5-Phillip Reeves was born on 1 May 1951. Phillip married Stephanie Tasma Ward, daughter of Maxwell Raymond Ward and Barbara Rhoda Digney, on 27 Feb 1971. Stephanie was born on 1 Aug 1951 in Meercroft, Devonport, Tasmania. They had three children: Chelsea Tasma, Holli Lesley and Kelly Phillipa.

6-Chelsea Tasma Reeves was born on 9 Jan 1978 in Devonport. Chelsea married Wayne Gale on 5 May 2001. Wayne was born on 23 Sep 1969. They had two children: Bailee Tasma and Jameson Thomas.

7-Bailee Tasma Gale was born on 24 Nov 2001.

7-Jameson Thomas Gale was born on 11 Jun 2003.

6-Holli Lesley Reeves was born on 15 Apr 1980 in Devonport.

6-Kelly Phillipa Reeves was born on 12 May 1983 in Devonport.

3-Mary Jessie Reeves was born on 19 Sep 1890 in Mersey, Devonport and died on 14 Sep 1971 at age 80. Mary married Reginald William Pollard in 1917 in Launceston, Tasmania. Reginald was born in Jun 1890 in Hillam, Yorkshire, England and died in 1944 in Victoria at age 54. They had three children: Margaret Rose, Roy and Kenneth.

4-Margaret Rose Pollard was born on 26 Jan 1920 and died on 30 Jun 2000 in Melbourne, Victoria at age 80. Margaret married John Perkins Wighton.

4-Roy Pollard was born in 1933 and died in 1984 at age 51.

4-Kenneth Pollard was born in 1935 and died on 14 Nov 1986 at age 51.

3-William George Reeves was born in 1892 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania.

3-Ruby Edith Reeves was born in 1894 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania and died on 22 Oct 1926 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania at age 32.

3-Frances Maud (Fannie) Reeves was born on 23 Sep 1896 in Barrington, Tasmania and died on 20 Oct 1966 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania at age 70. Frances married Clarence Louis (Trick) Cocker, son of John Cocker and Rebecca Airey, on 18 Jun 1919 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania. Clarence was born on 20 Dec 1891 in Mersey, Devonport and died on 2 Sep 1974 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania at age 82. They had five children: Frances Elaine, Baby, Clarice Rebecca, Lewis Dean (Blue) and Bruce Allen (Plum).  Their story is told here.

3-Leslie Lionel Lewis Reeves was born in 1899 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania and died on 23 Aug 1995 in Sheffield at age 96. Leslie married Leila Mary Elizabeth Denney on 27 Aug 1920 in Latrobe, Tasmania.

3-Archibald Edgar Reeves was born on 20 Feb 1901 in Barrington, Tasmania. Archibald married Ivy Irelene Ivory on 27 Nov 1926 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

3-Horace Joseph Reeves was born on 16 Aug 1903.

2-Ellen Reeves was born on 2 Aug 1862 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 11 Dec 1951 in Scottsdale at age 89. Ellen married William Francis John Diprose, son of Isaac Diprose and Elizabeth French, on 26 Sep 1884. William was born on 2 Aug 1861 in Forest Creek, Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 5 Jan 1932 in Scottsdale, Tasmania at age 70. They had one daughter: Amy Caroline.

3-Amy Caroline Diprose was born on 12 Sep 1891 and died on 12 Jun 1969 at age 77. Amy married Thomas Joseph Berwick on 7 Jun 1916. Thomas was born on 13 Sep 1887 and died on 4 Apr 1975 at age 87. They had one son: Neil Thomas.

4-Neil Thomas Berwick was born on 29 Feb 1920 and died before 2004. Neil married Marjorie Thompson, daughter of Lawrence William Thompson and Florence Madge Cocker, on 8 Jan 1949. Marjorie was born on 9 Oct 1928 and died on 2 May 2012 in Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia at age 83.

2-Sarah Reeves was born on 17 May 1864 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 7 Sep 1963 in Tasmania at age 99. Sarah married William Benjamin Blackaby, son of William Blackaby and Ann Wakeham, on 30 Mar 1886 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. William was born on 7 Jun 1861 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 17 Feb 1943 in Devonport at age 81. They had nine children: William Magnus, Ethel Ann, Muriel Winifred, Ira Hurtel, Gladys Beryl, Azel Edney, Clara Amelia, Coral Pearl and Melvina Martha.

3-William Magnus Blackaby was born on 21 Jul 1886 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and was buried in New Norfolk. William married Beulah Louisa Gower on 24 Aug 1907 in Devonport, Tasmania.  They had a son: William Milton.

4-William Milton Blackaby was born on 7 Nov 1908 in Melrose, Tasmania. William married Melvie Moscella Medcraft, daughter of William Walter Medcraft and Priscilla Matilda Costello, on 19 Nov 1930 in Registrar’s Office, Devonport. Melvie was born on 15 Aug 1909 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania.

3-Ethel Ann Blackaby was born on 10 Dec 1887 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania.

3-Muriel Winifred Blackaby was born on 22 Aug 1891 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania.

3-Ira Hurtel Blackaby was born on 11 Oct 1893 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania. He served in the First World War and Ira married Elvirah Cowburn in 1919 in Queenstown, Tasmania.

3-Gladys Beryl Blackaby was born on 8 Jan 1896 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania.

3-Azel Edney Blackaby was born on 2 Jun 1898 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania and died on 4 Feb 1952 at age 53. Azel married Kathleen Sullivan on 1 Oct 1921 in Devonport, Tasmania.  They had a son: James.

4-James Blackaby. James married Gwendoline Amy Owen, daughter of Percy Ray Owen and Amy Grace Scolyer, in 1949. Gwendoline was born in 1927 and died in 2012 at age 85. They had one son: Bradley James.

5-Bradley James Blackaby was born on 21 Mar 1950 in Meercroft Hospital, Devonport and died on 2 May 2013 at age 63. Bradley married Julianne Nola Ward, daughter of Chester Bryce Ward and Nola Florence Genders, on 4 Sep 1982 in St. Aidans, Lindisfarne.

3-Clara Amelia Blackaby was born on 16 Sep 1901 in Sheffield, Tasmania.

3-Coral Pearl Blackaby was born on 5 Nov 1903 in Barrington, Tasmania.

3-Melvina Martha Blackaby was born on 20 Mar 1909 in Melrose, Cressy and died on 14 Aug 2006 in Devonport, Tasmania at age 97.

2-John Reeves was born on 29 Mar 1866 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died in 1949 at age 83. John married Julia Lethborg, daughter of John Clark Lethborg and Charlotte Watts, on 12 Jul 1889 in Mersey, Tasmania. Julia was born on 1 Nov 1869 in Ringarooma, Tasmania and died in 1932 at age 63. They had ten children: Allan John, Martha, May Charlotte, Howard Samuel, John Symes, Ella Olive, Annie Ina, Maurice, Roy Thomas and Keith Joseph.

3-Allan John Reeves was born on 11 Sep 1890 in Mersey, Devonport.

3-Martha Reeves was born on 3 Sep 1892 in Mersey, Devonport.

3-May Charlotte Reeves was born on 4 Mar 1895 in Mersey, Devonport.

3-Howard Samuel Reeves was born on 26 Jun 1897 in Mersey, Devonport and died on 13 Mar 1921 in Wynyard, Tasmania at age 23. Howard married Mary Amelia Jeffers Joyce on 31 Mar 1920 in St Georges Church, Burnie.

3-John Symes Reeves was born on 6 Jan 1900 in Barrington, Tasmania. John married Violet Sarah Pretoria Johnson on 26 Dec 1918 in Burnie, Tasmania.  They had one daughter: Frances Meryl.

4-Frances Meryl Reeves was born on 19 Apr 1919 in Flowerdale, Tasmania and died on 12 Feb 1920 in Flowerdale, Tasmania.

3-Ella Olive Reeves was born on 1 Sep 1902 in Barrington, Tasmania. Ella married Bertram Reginald Wilson on 24 Jan 1927 in Deep Creek, Wynyard, Tasmania.

3-Annie Ina Reeves was born on 16 Nov 1904 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania. Annie married John Morris Kerr on 27 Jun 1928 in Residence of Grooms parents, Seabrook, Tasmania.

3-Maurice Reeves was born on 8 Jun 1907 in Barrington, Tasmania.

3-Roy Thomas Reeves was born on 20 Dec 1909 in Barrington, Tasmania and died on 19 Feb 2017 in Freemason Home, Lindisfarne at age 107. Roy married Mavis Esme Huett, daughter of John Atwell Hucklebridge Huett and Flora Ann Woodberry. Mavis was born on 22 Aug 1909 in Ulverstone, Tasmania, died on 3 May 1992 in North West General Hospital, Burnie at age 82, and was buried on 5 May 1992 in Wynyard Crematorium Wall.

3-Keith Joseph Reeves was born on 16 Jan 1913 in Wynyard, Tasmania.

2-Martha Reeves was born on 16 Mar 1868 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 22 Mar 1933 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 65. Martha married William James Herbert Badcock in 1907. William was born on 25 Sep 1868 in Campbell Town, Tasmania and died on 12 Oct 1915 in Ringarooma, Tasmania at age 47.

2-Mary Reeves was born on 11 May 1870 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. Mary married Arthur Thomas Lethborg, son of John Clark Lethborg and Charlotte Watts, on 10 Jul 1890 in Mersey District, North West Tasmania. Arthur was born on 8 Sep 1867 in Longford, Tasmania. They had six children: Elvin Arthur, Leonard Reeves, Daisy Charlotte, Violet May, Myra Beryl and Gordon John.

3-Elvin Arthur Lethborg was born on 17 Mar 1892 in Ringarooma, Tasmania. He served in the First World War. Elvin married Coralie Ann Hobden on 23 Nov 1921 in St Marks Anglican Church, Bellerive.

3-Leonard Reeves Lethborg was born on 10 Jul 1894 in Springfield, died on 4 Jul 1969 in Winnaleah, Tasmania at age 74, and was buried on 7 Jul 1969 in Branxholm, Tasmania. Leonard married Ida Ruby Crothers, daughter of John Crothers and Julia Teresa Hally, on 12 Apr 1925 in Launceston, Tasmania. Ida was born on 19 Jun 1892 in Ringarooma, Tasmania and died on 4 Jul 1969 in Winnaleah, Tasmania at age 77. They had four children: Mary Eileen, Rhoda, Iris and Aileen. Their story is told here.

3-Daisy Charlotte Lethborg was born on 9 Aug 1896 in Springfield and died on 11 Apr 1956 at age 59. Daisy married Herbert William Shaw on 31 Jan 1920 in Latrobe, Tasmania.

3-Violet May Lethborg was born on 9 Aug 1896 in Ringarooma, Tasmania.

3-Myra Beryl Lethborg was born on 23 Feb 1899. Myra married Charles Frederick James Cuthbertson on 16 Apr 1924 in Swan Street, Hobart.

3-Gordon John Lethborg was born on 23 Nov 1907 in Springfield, Tasmania.

2-Dorcas Reeves was born on 26 May 1872 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died in 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales at age 75.

2-Joseph William Reeves was born on 21 Apr 1875 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died in 1953 in Heidelberg, Victoria at age 78. Joseph married Deborah Helen Bryan on 29 Jun 1904 in Spreyton. Deborah was born in 1882 in Launceston, Tasmania and died in 1930 in Box Hill, Victoria at age 48.