Reavis, Samuel (c 1770 NC-1815 VA)

Reavis, Samuel

Reavis, Samuel


Father: Reavis, William
Mother: Jordan, Mary

Birth: c 1770, Northampton County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Will of William Reavis

Death: 1815, Norfolk, Virginia
Death Source: Probate Records of Wake County, North Carolina, 1815 Will of Samuel Reavis

Spouse1: Goodwin, Nancy, 19 Nov 1805, Wake County, North Carolina


Children of Samuel Reavis and Nancy Goodwin:
  1. Elizabeth Reavis, subsequently married Joshua Pollard
  2. William Reavis
  3. John Reavis
  4. Lucy Reavis, married Simeon C. Daniel

Samuel Reavis served in the North Carolina Militia during the War of 1812 and is listed on the Muster Rolls of 1812 and 1814 in Wake County, Second Regiment. (http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/statewide/military/1812roll.txt)

Samuel appears to have died while serving in the War of 1812 for his will was probated in Wake County, North Carolina, but states that it was written while in the service of the United States at Norfolk, Virginia.


1784 Will of William Reavis, Northampton County NC, Will Book 1 Page 339-341
1800 Census - Hillsborough, Wake County, North Carolina
1814 Will of Samuel Reavis, Wake County, North Carolina Will Book 12, p. 111