Reavis, Isham Jr. (1781 NC - 1825 IN)

Isham Reavis, Jr.

Reavis, Isham Jr.


Father: Isham Reavis
Mother: Anne Matilda Jones

Birth: 7 Mar 1781, North Carolina
Birth Source: Family Bible

Death: 30 Jul 1825, Gibson County, Indiana
Death Source: Family Bible

Spouse1: Tabitha Strickland, m. 18 Jan 1802 in Warren County, Kentucky


Children of Isham Reavis, Jr. and Tabitha Strickland:
  1. Dysea Reavis, b. 13 Jun 1803
  2. Elias L. Reavis, b. 27 Jun 1805
  3. Rachel Reavis, b. 30 Dec 1807
  4. Martin Reavis, b. 25 Jan 1810
  5. Eliza Reavis, b. 15 Jan 1813
  6. William Reavis, b. 27 Aug 1815
  7. Lucinda Reavis, b. 13 May 1818
  8. Alexander Devin Reavis, b. 14 Jul 1820
On the 17th of August 1799, Isham Reavis, Jr. along with his father Isham, brothers Edward, Charles, Mark and brother-in-law Royal Potter were appointed by the County Court of Warren County, Kentucky to work on a road under overseer Robert Lee.

The History of Gibson County, Indiana records that Isham Reavis, Jr. was killed while assisting to raise a log house when one of the logs became dislodged and fell upon him.

The above children with birth dates are listed in the Isham Reavis Family Bible.

Research Notes


1810 Census - Warren County, Kentucky
1820 Census - Gibson County, Indiana

Isham Reavis Family Bible
History of Gibson County, Indiana by Jas. T. Tartt & Company, pub. 1884