Reeves, George, Jr. (c1770 VA - 1811 NC)
Reeves, George, Jr.
SummaryFather: George Reeves, Sr.
Mother: Jane Burton
Birth: c1775, Virginia
Birth Source: Probate of Estate of George Reeves, Sr. and age estimate from census
Death: 1811, Ashe County, North Carolina
Death Source: Ashe County Probate Records and Estate Files
Spouse1: Jane Osborne, c1798
NarrativeChildren of Jane Osborne and George Reeves are:
- Jesse Reeves, b. c1795, d. 1834, m. Margaret "Peggy" Cox
- Mary Polly Reeves, b. 20 Nov 1798, d. 29 Dec 1894, m. Alexander B. McMillan
- Enoch Reeves, b. 18 May 1801, NC; d. 18 Jun 1871 Alleghany County, NC, m. Mary McMillan
- Nancy Reeves, b 23 Apr 1804, d. 14 Dec 1901, m. Hardin Cox
- Rebecca Reeves, b. c1809, m. Allen Gentry
- Cynthia Reeves?, b. c1810, d. before 1838
- George T. Reeves, b. 15 Mar 1811; d. 5 Mar 1881 Alleghany County, NC, m. Nancy Fields
George Reeves was recorded as a Captain of the militia, Grayson County on March 24, 1807 and George Reeves, Jr. was a Constable of Reeves’ Company, Grayson County on the same date.
George Reeves Jr. was killed by his brother-in-law William Toliver, the husband of his sister Susanna Reeves. This took place in Ashe County, North Carolina in 1811. The trial was held in Wilkes County and William Toliver was acquitted of murder but sentenced to three years for manslaughter. After this he is said to have sold his lands in Ashe County and left.
SourcesGrayson County VA Tax Lists
Antebellum Grayson County, Virginia Militia
Ashe County NC Court Orders