Reaves, Benjamin ( c1805 - c1847 TN)


Reaves, Benjamin


Father: probably William Reaves

Birth: 1800-1810
Birth Source: Census

Death: c1847
Death Source: Court Minutes

Spouse1: Ellender Reynolds, m. 1 Aug 1833, Greene County, Tennessee


Children of Benjamin Reaves and Ellender Reynolds:
  1. Joseph Reeves, b. c1834
  2. William G. Reeves, b. c1836
  3. Nancy C. Reeves, b. c1838
  4. Sarah C. Reeves, b. c1840
  5. Henry Reeves, b. c1842
  6. James P. Reeves, b. c1844
  7. Mary Ann Reeves, b. c1846

In 1847, Ellender Reaves, widow of Benjamin Reaves, received one year support from the time of her husbands death. The 1835 will of Henry Reynolds mentions his daughter Ellender Reaves. Benjamin Reaves was named as one of the executors of the will and George Reaves was a witness.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  FamilySearch - Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950

1840 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee
1850 Census:  Greene County, Tennessee (Elender HOH)
1860 Census:  Gasconade County, Missouri (Elender HOH)

Greene County, Tennessee Court Minutes 1844-1848, p303
1835 Will - Henry Reynolds - Greene County, Tennessee Will Book 1, p124