Mother: probably Mary MNU, wife of Hardy Reaves
Birth: 1791 to 1800 per census
Birth Source: Census estimates of 1820, 1830 and 1840
Hardy Reaves. Both appear again on the Duplin 1830 census listed next to each other. By 1840 Hardy is still listed in Duplin County but Richard appears in the Indian Springs District of Wayne County. By 1850 Richard is no longer listed on the Wayne County census and there are currently no further records of him.
1830 Census - Duplin County, North Carolina
1840 Census - Wayne County, North Carolina