Reeves, John (c1784 NC - c1865 SC)


Reeves, John


Father: Allen Reeves
Mother: Nancy Whiten Ragland

Birth: 1784, York County, South Carolilna
Birth Source: Probate of the Estate of Allen Reeves, Case Nbr. 62, File 2843 and census for age

Death: c1865, York County, South Carolina
Death Source:

Spouse1: Mary Brown, d/o John Brown, m. before Aug 1812
Spouse2: Elizabeth Baxter


Children of John Reeves and Mary Brown:
  1. Henry Reeves?, m. Harriet Adkins on 23 Aug 1853 in York County
  2. Sarah Reeves?, m. W. H. Ward
  3. Nancy Reeves?, b. 19 Jul 1833; d. 8 Jul 1901; m. John M. Turney on 14 Jul 1859 in York County
At some time after his marriage to Mary Brown, John Reeves and his family moved to Georgia as the youngest children named above were all listed as having been born in Georgia. Undoubtably there were other children born to John and Mary during the years 1810 to 1830, but their identities are currently unknown as is the county of John's residence in Georgia.

In a York County deed dated August 4, 1812, John Reeves and his wife Mary, formerly Mary Brown, along with her siblings conveyed land inherited from her brother Alexander Brown to William Gillam.

The probate records of Elizabeth Reeves name the above listed step children as legatees. Case Nbr. 38, File 1628 of York County Probate Records.

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