Lucinda M. Reeves (1824-1908) was born in Minot, Maine, and died in Washington, D.C. She was a student of Mary Baker Eddy's, studying with her in September 1881. Shortly after studying with Eddy, she moved to Washington, D.C., to live with her son. Reeves was involved with the preparations for the Eddys' visit to Washington, D.C., in early 1882. Reeves joined the Christian Scientist Association shortly after studying with Mary Baker Eddy. She maintained an active healing practice for several years in Washington, D.C., until she had to leave it for financial reasons.