Birth: before 1775
Birth Source: Estimate from 1820 Census
NarrativeJohn Reaves is listed in the 1820 census of Greene County, NC as a free person of color over 45 years of age. His household includes the following individuals counted as slaves - 1 Male 14-25, 3 Females under 14 and 1 Female over 45.
There is no indication that he remained in Greene County for he does not appear on any other census records.