Reaves, Hardy (c1790 NC - c1860 NC)

Hardy Reaves

Reaves, Hardy


Father: probably Hardy Reeves
Mother: Unknown

Birth: 1785, probably Duplin County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Census

Death: before Jan 1862, Duplin County, North Carolina
Death Source: Admin of Estate granted January Court 1862

Spouse1: Delany "Laney" Walker, m. 5 Jul 1811, Duplin County, North Carolina
Spouse2: Rhoda Grady, m. 31 Oct 1858, Wayne County, North Carolina


Children of Hardy Reaves and Delany Walker:
  1. Robert Reaves, b. 1814
  2. Marinah Reaves, m. Smith
  3. Susan Reaves, b. c1817, d. c1847, m. William Harris
  4. Cuzzy Reaves, b. c1818, m. Bryan Southerland
  5. Polly Reaves, m. Kornegay, probably Wyatt
  6. David Reaves, b. 1822, m. Ann Jane Southerland
  7. John B. Reaves, b. 1825, m. Louisa MNU
  8. Timothy Reaves, b. 1832, m. Harriet Garner 20 Jul 1852, Duplin County, NC
The above children are named in the Report of the Commissioner on the Estate of Hardy Reaves, deceased, which was recorded January Term 1867, Duplin County Court. Susan Reaves Harris was deceased at the time of the 1867 settlement of the estate.

Child of Hardy Reaves and Rhoda Grady:
  1. Margaret Ann Reaves, b. 1859

From the 1860 census, it appeared that Hardy Reaves married a second time after the death of Laney Walker Reaves and that wife died prior to the 1860 census. A marriage record recorded in Wayne County documents this marriage of Hardy Reaves to Rhoda Grady in 1858. In the 1870 census after the death of Hardy Reaves, the child Margaret is found living in the home of Fred Grady in Wayne County. Note: The next neighbor to Hardy Reaves in the 1860 census was the family of Louisa Grady.


North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979, online database at Family Search
1810 Census - Wayne County, North Carolina
1830 Census - Duplin County, North Carolina
1840 Census - Duplin County, North Carolina
1850 Census - North Division, Duplin County, North Carolina
1860 Census - North Division, Duplin County, North Carolina
North Carolina County Marriages, 1762-1979, online database at Family Search
Duplin County, North Carolina Estate File of Hardy Reaves, 1867