Obituary of Bass Reeves

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Bass Reeves

Bass Reeves (born July 1, 1838 in Crawford County, Arkansas) was a military personnel who was noted as the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. His career was in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory. Bass died on January 12, 1910 and his death was because of kidney failure caused by nephritis. He died at age 71.

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Bass Reeves Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Reeves, Bass
    • Common Name: Bass Reeves
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Crawford County, Arkansas, United States
    • Birth Date: July 01, 1838
    • Age: 71 (at death)
    • Occupation: Military Personnel
    • Religion: Christian
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: White (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bass's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Bass Reeves
    • Father:
    • Mother: Parilee Washington Stewart (1821-1915)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Nellie Jennie (married 1864-divorced 1896)
      • Winnie Sumter (married 1900-1910, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Newland Reeves (1873-?)
      • Benjamin Reeves
      • Homer Reeves (1882-1903)
      • George Reeves
      • Edgar Reeves (1876-?)
      • Bass Reeves Jr. (1887-1901)
      • Robert Reeves
    • Daughter(s):
      • Alice Reeves
      • Sally Reeves (1864-?)
      • Harriet Reeves
      • Lula Reeves (1881-1899)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 12 1910 at age 71
  • Place: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Cause of Death: Kidney failure (caused by nephritis)

Category Tags:

Military PersonnelAmerican Born on July 1st Born in 1838 Born in Arkansas Died in 1910 Died at age 71 Died from Kidney failure

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"Bass Reeves lived a remarkable life full of bravery, dedication, and justice, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire generations of African Americans even after his passing. (V)"

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