Reeves, Ephraim (c1778 NC? ?)


Reeves, Ephraim


Father: Unknown

Birth: before 1775
Birth Source: Age approximate from marriage of 1798, adult in 1800 census and over 45 in the 1820 census of Rowan County, NC

Death Source:

Spouse1: S H Chauman, m. 15 Oct 1798 in Rowan County, NC but spouse is not named


Probable child of Ephraim Reeves and S. H. Chauman:
  1. John Reeves, b. c1800
Although the Rowan County book of marriages lists no name for the bride of Ephraim Reeves in 1798, other marriage records do list his spouse as S H Chauman.

In the 1800 census of Salisbury District, Rowan County NC, Ephraim Reeves is recorded as the head of a household which contained himself and a wife, both 26--44 years of age and one male child under 5 years old.

The next residence to that of Ephraim Reeves in 1820 is a John Reeves who is 16-25 years of age. Although there is no absolute proof, this is undoubtedly the male child listed in the 1800 census in Ephraim's household.


North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Index, 1741-2004, online database at Ancestry.com
1800 Census - Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina
1820 Census - Battalion 1, Rowan County, North Carolina