Birth: abt 1790
Birth Source: 1840 Census
Death: after 1860, Greene County, North Carolina
Death Source: Greene County Probate Records
Spouse1: Amy MNU
NarrativeThis individual appears to be too young to be the son Jesse named in the 1793 will of William Reaves of Wayne County, NC. That Jesse Reaves was an adult with a wife and one male child under 16 years in Wayne County in the 1790 census.
He is listed on the tax lists of Captain B. Sheppard's District in Greene County in 1816.
Jesse Reaves is listed in the 1830 census of Greene County in a single household that includes only 1 Male 30-39.
By the 1840 census, he had married and his household was listed as follows: 1 Male 5-9, 1 Male 50-59 and 1 Female 40-49.
When the 1860 census was taken in Greene County, Jesse Reaves, age 70, was listed with a much younger wife Amy, age 30, and 1 year old Henry Reaves.
Sources1830 Census - Greene County, North Carolina
1840 Census - Greene County, North Carolina
1860 Census - Tysons Marsh, Greene County, North Carolina