Reaves, Mary A. (c1812 NC - )


Reaves, Mary A.


Father: Archibald Reaves, Sr.
Mother: Elizabeth Caldwell

Birth: c1812, North Carolina
Birth Source: Census

Death Source:

Spouse1: Mr. Newsom
Spouse2: Mr. Blanton


Children of Mr. Newsom and Mary Reaves:
  1. Tarlton Newsom, b. 1837
  2. James Newsom, b. c1839
  3. Virginia Newsom, b. c1841
  4. Nancy Newsom, b. 1843

Mary Reaves Newsom is named as an heir of Archibald Reaves Sr. and George Reaves in an 1845 deed.

An entry in Bedford County Chancery minutes indicate that Mary must have remarried to a Mr. Blanton. In dealing with some of the land inherited from Tarlton J. Reaves, she is referred to as "Mary A. Newsom, now Mary A. Blanton."

Research Notes


1850 Census:  Bedford County, Tennessee

1845 Deed - Mary Newsom to Tarlton J. Reaves - Bedford County, Tennessee Deed Book OO, p250
Bedford County, Tennessee Chancery Court Minutes 1854-1858