Reavis, William Wallace (c 1785 NC - c1869 GA)

Reavis, William Wallace

Reavis, William Wallace


Father: Reavis, Isaac
Mother: Wallace, Hannah

Birth: c 1785, Wake County, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1788 Will of Isaac Reavis, Wake County, NC Probate Records

Death: bef Jan 1869, Monroe County, Georgia
Death Source: Will probated 8 Jan 1869, Monroe County, GA Probate Records

Spouse1: Frances "Fannie" Parham, 22 Jan 1816, Wake County, NC


Children of William Wallace Reavis and Frances Parham:
  1. Mary Reavis, b. c1831
  2. William Reavis, Jr., b. c1835

William W. Reeves, Elijah Maingold and John H. Reeves were named as the sons of the Hannah Mangold, sister of John Wallace, Jr., who left a will, Hancock County, Georgia, June 15, 1811.

William was buried in the Maynard Cemetery in Monroe County, Georgia with a headstone which reads "William Reavis 1785-1870." These dates are not correct given that the probate of his will was 1869.


1830 Census:  Monroe County, Georgia
1840 Census:  Monroe County, Georgia (Wm Revis)
1850 Census:  Monroe County, Georgia
1860 Census:  Monroe County, Georgia

Will of Isaac Reavis, Wake County NC
Jeannette Holland Austin, Abstracts of Georgia Wills, Volume II, self-published, p. 17; Hancock County Misc. Book F (1808-1814),p. 65; Jeannette Holland Austin, Abstract of Georgia Wills, self-published CD Rom (1998).