Reaves, John (1764 NC - 1834 NC)

John Reaves

Reaves, John


Father: William Reaves
Mother: Elizabeth Carraway

Birth: 24 Feb 1764, North Carolina
Birth Source: John Reaves Family Bible

Death: 25 Dec 1834, Wayne County, North Carolina
Death Source: 1834 Will of John Reaves and date from John Reaves Family Bible

Spouse1: Catherine Duncan, m. 26 Sep 1793


Children of John Reaves and Catherine Duncan:
  1. Jonas Reaves, b. 6 Nov 1794
  2. Civil Reaves, b. 17 Dec 1801, m. Joshua Craddock
  3. John Reaves, Jr., b. 8 May 1804
  4. William Reaves, b. 14 Apr 1807
  5. Edmund Reaves, b. 8 May 1810, d 1876 Hardeman County, Tennessee
  6. David Reaves, b. 26 Mar 1816
  7. Robert A. Reaves, b. 24 Feb 1819, d. 14 Mar 1837, Wayne County, North Carolina
Children's names and dates from the family bible of John and Catherine Duncan Reaves which is online at the Library of Virginia.

John Reaves was a buyer at the sale of David Jernigan Esqr. in Wayne County in Sep 1793. At that sale there were numerous other buyers from families associated with this Reaves' family such as Slocumb, Herring and Carraway. (Vol. 2 Pg 429 Wayne County Wills, Inventories & Settlements)

This page has the following file(s) attached:-


Family Bible of John Reaves and Catherine Duncan Reaves
1793 Will of William Reaves
Will of Edmund Duncan, Duplin County NC WB A:108-109
1834 Will of John Reaves, Wayne County NC Will Record Book Vol. 7, p. 32
1810 Census - Wayne County, North Carolina