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Reaves, Charles (c1783 NC - c1861 SC)
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Charles Reaves

Reaves, Charles


Summary

Father: Solomon Reaves
Mother: Sarah Floyd

Birth: 1786, Brunswick County, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1850 Census of Marion County SC

Death: ?c1861, Marion County, South Carolina
Death Source:

Spouse1: Unknown Hodge
Spouse2: Mary Griffin, m. before 1840


Narrative

Children of Charles Reaves and Miss Hodge:
  1. George W. Reaves, b. 1812
  2. Robert H. Reaves, b. 1814
The 1830 Census of Marion County lists two additional children, another son born 1810-1815 and a daughter born 1825-1830.

Charles Reaves:
The first known of this family was Solomon Reaves, a Baptist preacher. The writer heard him preach when a boy, about 1829 at an association at Porter Swamp Church, in Columbus County, N. C. about five miles from Fair Bluff, N. C.; he was then an old man, whiter hair and red face; he had a son named Charles - he may have had other sons, but Charles is the only one that concerns Marian County; he married a Miss Hodge, sister of the late Dr. Samuel Hodge, in the Gapway neighborhood; by her he had two sons, George W. and Robert H. Reaves; he may have had other sons and daughters. His first wife dying, he married Miss Mary Griffin of North Carolina, near Fair Bluff; no offspring by this second marriage. Charles Reaves died in 1861...
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)








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