Reaves, Robert (c1774 NC - c1808 SC)


Reaves, Robert


Father: Drury Reaves
Mother: Unknown

Birth: bef 1774, Dobbs County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Estimated age from census

Death: before 1808
Death Source: Estate Administration

Spouse1: Ann Due on 1 Feb 1797


Children of Robert Reaves and Ann Due:
  1. Robert Reaves, probably Robert Reeves
  2. Drury Reaves, possibly Drury Reeves

From the diary of Evan Pugh, a minister in Old Cheraws/Pee Dee, SC:
376. February 1797. Sunday, 5th. Preached at Mont. Pleast. Heb. 7.25. Then Went to Wrights place. Married Robt. Reeves to Ann Due.

Hugh and James Lide were made administrators of the estate of Robert Reaves 4 Jan 1808.

The estate account entries indicate he had two sons, Robert and Drury.

Research Notes

There are two possibilities for who is son Drury was. There is the Drury who lived in Laurens County, South Carolina. There was also the Drury Reeves of Wayne County, Tennessee who was born c1804 in SC.


Estate of Drury Reaves, Darlington County, SC Probate Roll 18, May 1793
Diary of Evan Pugh, Minister pub. 1993 by Horace Fraser Rudisill
1800 Census - Darlington County, South Carolina (Robert Reeves)
Darlington County Court Administrations of Estate 1807-1814, p59
Darlington County Court Administrations of Estate 1807-1814, pp. 59, 348-349, 359