Reavis, William (1798 NC - 1882 KS)

William Reavis

Reavis, William


Father: Edward Reavis
Mother: Mary Haddocks

Birth: 18 Oct 1798, Surry County, North Carolina
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Death: 15 Dec 1882, Butler County, Kansas
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Spouse1: Mary Ann Hendricks
Spouse2: Mrs. Marion White


Children of William Reavis and Mary Ann Hendricks:
  1. Enoch Jones Reavis, b. 29 Mar 1830
  2. William H. Reavis, b. 1832 - UNDOCUMENTED
  3. Isabel Elizabeth Reavis, b. 1 Jun 1834
  4. John Reavis, b. 25 Aug 1836, d. 10 Jul 1906
  5. Jesse F. Reavis, b. 19 Dec 1838
  6. Sarah Caroline Reavis, b. 1841, d. 19 Jan 1910
After the death of William Reavis' first wife Mary Ann around 1854, he remarried Mrs. Marion White. Mrs. White's children Louise, Francis and John are included in some census with the incorrect surname Reavis. In the 1910 census of Madison County, John and his 90 year old mother Marion are living in the home of his brother Wesley White.

Research Notes


1850 Census - Boon, Madison County, Indiana
1860 Census - Boon, Madison County, Indiana
1870 Census - Boon, Madison County, Indiana
1880 Census - Towanda, Butler County, Kansas
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