Reaves, George Asa (aka Reaves, Acey) (c1847 VA - bef 1880 ?)

Reaves, George Asa (aka Acey)

Reaves, George Asa


Father: George K. Reaves
Mother: Sarah Lacey

Birth: c1847, Halifax County, Virginia
Birth Source: Approximate DOB from 1860 census

Death: before 1880
Death Source: Wife listed as "widowed" in 1880 Census of Halifax County, Virginia

Spouse1: Nancy J. “Nannie” Nichols, m. 9 Oct 1867 Caswell County, North Carolina


Children George Asa Reeves and Nannie Nichols:
  1. Mollie Reaves, b. 1868
  2. Sallie Reaves, b. 1870
  3. Charles Reaves, b. 1872, Halifax VA m. Susie Carter
  4. Mamie Reaves, b. 1886

As of 1870 Acey was living in Birch Creek Halifax Va with his wife, their one child and his sister in law. He was a farm laborer. He is listed on the marriage records for 2 of his 4 children as simply A. Reaves. One for Charles Reaves and one for Sallie Reaves. No other information is known about him.

Research Notes

The identity of Acey Reaves has been uncertain until recently discovered marriage records from Caswell County, North Carolina identified the parents of Asa Reaves who married Nancy Nichols as George K. and Sarah (R) Reaves. George K. Reaves and Sarah Lacey's son was listed as only George A. Reaves in the 1850 census.


1850 Census - Halifax County, Virginia
1860 Census - Halifax County, Virginia
1870 Census - Birch Creek, Halifax County, Virginia (name listed as Rives)
1880 Census - Birch Creek, Halifax County, Virginia (HOH - David Nichols)
North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979