SummaryFather: Jesse Reavis
Mother: Fortune Jordan
Birth: c1772, North Carolina
Death: 1810, probably Surry County, North Carolina
Death Source: 1811 Will of William Hattox (sic Haddocks) mentions estate sale of Edward Reavis
Spouse1: Mary Haddocks, m. 13 Oct 1795
NarrativeChildren of Edward Reavis and Mary Haddocks:
- Elizabeth Reavis, b. 1796
- William Reavis, b. 1798
- John Edward Reavis, b. 1802
- Enoch Ashby Reavis, b. 1807, m. Prudence Reavis dau. of John Reavis
- Lydia Reavis, b. 1808
- Asberry Reavis, b. 1809
- Henry W. Reavis, b. 1811
When Edward Reavis married Mary Haddocks in Surry County in 1795, his father Jesse Reavis was bondsman for the marriage.
When Mary Haddocks Reavis' father William (Hattox) wrote his will in Rowan County in January of 1811, Edward Reavis was already deceased because his will mentions purchases he made at the sale of Edward Reavis and that the amounts were to be deducted from any legacy for daughter Mary.
Mary Reavis is recorded as head of household in the 1810 census of Rowan County NC. She was living in the next household to her father William Haddocks.
SourcesSurry County Marriages 1779-1868
1800 Census - Surry County, North Carolina