Reaves, John (c1790 NC - c1840 SC)

Reaves, John

Reaves, John


Father: Mark Reaves
Mother: Spicy Ann Smith

Birth: c1790, Brunswick County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Probate of Mark Reaves and census

Death: c1840, Horry County, South Carolina
Death Source:

Spouse1: Sarah Smith


Probably children of John Reaves and Sarah Smith:
  1. William Samuel Reaves, b. 1814
  2. John B. Reaves, b. 1823

The 1840 census of Horry County, SC lists a Sarah H. Reaves who is very likely the wife of John Reaves. There is an older man in the household age 50-59 but Sarah is listed as the head of household. The household consists of the following persons - 1 Male 15-19, 1 Male 50-59, 1 Female 5-9, 1 Female 10-14, 1 Female 40-49.

The 1830 census for John Reaves also lists several more female children who are have apparently married prior to 1840.


1810 Census - Horry County, South Carolina
1820 Census - Horry County, South Carolina
1830 Census - Horry County, South Carolina