Residence of Francis Brewster Reeves, McKean Avenue & Corner of Clapier Street
Residence of Francis B. Reeves in Atlas of the City of Philadelphia, Volume 7, 22nd Ward, Plate 9, 1889
Residence of Francis B. Reeves with N at the top, Atlas of the City of Philadelphia, Volume 7, 22nd Ward, Plate 9, 1889
Home of Francis B. Reeves in Atlas of the Late Borough of Germantown, 22nd Ward, City of Philadelphia, 1871
The earliest documented date of the Francis B. Reeves Residence is 1898
according to The Philadelphia Architects and Buildings (PAB). Photos of
this dwelling can also be found in The Book of Its Bourse & Co-operating Bodies by George Washington Engelhardt.
April 12, 1889 - In an 1889 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Germantown Country Club,
Francis B. Reeves is shown as an incorporator of the Elton Land
Company, which formed to carry the Germantown Country Club project into
12, 1889 - Francis B. Reeves is shown as a member of the Executive
Commitee of the Civil Service Association of the city of Germantown.
13, 1889 - Two trains collided on this day, and Francis B. Reeves was
one of the passengers who escaped. Also shown in this article is the
occupation of Francis B. Reeves. He is a wholesale grocer of Germantown.
Francis B. Reeves in McElroy's Directory, 1867
Francis Brewster Reeves
Born: October 10, 1836
Died: August 14, 1922
Grocer, Banker, Churchman