By chance, in any of your searches, have you come across a Hurum Edgar Reeve, m. Margaret B. McMillain? They had ason named Robert B. Reeve (b. 1835 in Illinois, d: 1898). Robert was married to Sarah E. (don't yet have her last name). Their children: Mary, Thomas, William, Martha, John J., Katie, Edith, Henry & Harvey (twins).