Reaves, Mary "Polly" (nee Musgrave) (c1800 NC - aft 1880 NC)


Reaves, Mary "Polly" (nee Musgrave)


Mother: Elizabeth Musgrave

Birth: Bef 1800
Birth Source: Census

Death: After 1880
Death Source:

Spouse1: Unknown Jernigan
Spouse2: Adam Reaves, Sr.


Children of Adam Reaves and Mary Musgrave Jernigan:
  1. Adam Reaves, Jr.
  2. Edna Reaves
  3. Smitha Reaves
  4. Susanna Reaves
Adam Reaves' will stipulates that he desires the balance of his estate after the payment of his debts be equally divided between his four youngest children Smitha Reaves, Susanna Reaves, Adam Reaves and Edna Reaves. These children appear to be from his second marriage to Mary.

The 1880 census of Duplin County lists the mother of Adam Reaves, Jr., Mary, living in his household at age 80.

Research Notes


1830 Census - Wayne County, North Carolina
1840 Census - Indian Springs, Wayne County, North Carolina
Will of Elizabeth Musgrave, Wayne County Will Book 5, Pg 455
1831 Will of Adam Reaves
1880 Census -
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