Reeves, John (c1730 ? - 1790 NC)


Reeves, John



Birth Source:

Death: before July 1790, Craven County, North Carolina
Death Source: 1790 Will

Spouse1: Unknown
Spouse2: Courtney Taylor


Children of John Reeves and Unknown wife:
  1. Elizabeth Reeves, m. Cheshire
  2. Jean Reeves
  3. Mary Reeves, m. John Wilson on 17 Aug 1787 in Craven County
Children of John Reeves and Courtney Taylor:
  1. Jesse Tinion Reeves (Justinion), m. Martha Murphy on 20 Aug 1808 in Hancock County, Georgia
  2. Francis Reeves
  3. Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Reeves, m1. Mary Sweeney on 7 Dec 1819, m2. Jane Potter on 15 Sep 1828, Putnam County, Georgia
Between 1795 and 1800, John Reeves' widow Courtney moved with her family to Baldwin County, Georgia and applied for the land lottery of 1805.

Research Notes

Recent Y-DNA testing suggests that this John Reeves of Craven County, North Carolina, may be one and the same with John Reeves son of Ubgate Reeves of Charles County, Maryland. A direct descendant of John Reeves is a 37 of 37 marker match to a direct descendant of Ubgate Reeves of Maryland.


1790 Will of John Reeves, Craven County NC

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