Reeves, George Jr. (c1779 NC - 1825 NC)
Reeves, George Jr.
SummaryFather: George Reeves, Sr.
Birth: c1779, Orange County, North Carolina
Death: 23 Sep 1825, Orange County, North Carolina
Death Source: Gravestone, Reeves Family Cemetery; death reported in the Raleigh Register on 18 Oct 1825
Spouse1: Sarah Stuart, m. August 1812 in Chatham County, NC
NarrativeChildren of George Reeves, Jr. and Sarah MNU:
- Spencer Stuart Reeves
- Harriet A. Reeves, b. c1819, d. 1847
In 1822 George Reeves, Jr. was executor for the estate of his father (Will of George Reeves, O. C. WB D-605, 1821; DB 19:357, 21:187). George Reeves, Jr. apparently died in 1825 based upon the inscription on his tombstone. In 1838 the land of George Reeves, Jr., dec'd - 530 acres, the same total amount as above - was divided between "Spencer S. Reeves and Harriet Reeves his only heirs-at-law." (DB 28:208) There is also mention of the "widow dower line" in this division.
The 1820 census lists the household of George Reeves, Jr. as follows: 1 Male under 10; 1 Male 16-25; 1 Male 26-44; 1 Female under 10; 1 Female 26-44.
SourcesChatham County NCGenWeb Archives, The Raleigh Minerva, pub. 7 Aug 1812
Orange County Will Book D p. 605
Orange County Deed Book 13 p. 326
IBID DB 13 p. 363
IBID DB 18 p. 399
IBID DB 28 p. 208
The Raleigh Register, pub. 18 Oct 1825