Reeves, Robert (c1800 ? - c1831 SC)


Reeves (Rives), Robert


Father: Unknown

Birth: c1800 1776-1794
Birth Source: 1820 Census of Chester County SC listed as 26 to 44

Death: c1831, York County, South Carolina
Death Source: Probate Record - Guardian of Elizabeth M. Reeves, Case Nbr. 49, File #2059, and Estate of David Roddey

Spouse1: Elizabeth Roddey


Children of Robert Reeves and Elizabeth Roddey:
  1. Eleanor D. Reeves
  2. Mary R. Reeves
  3. Benjamin C. Reeves
  4. Elizabeth M. Reeves
On 9 Sep 1828 in Carroll County, Tennessee, Robert Rieves (sic) was appointed guardian to Eleanor D. Rieves, Mary R. Reaves, and Benjamin C Reaves minors.

The four children above are named in the York County SC Probate Records of the Estate of David Roddey, Case Nbr. 45, File #1905 and again in the court records of Carroll County, Tennessee.

There was a George Reeves present along with Robert Reeves at the estate sale of David Roddey who has been theorized by some to be the father of Robert Reeves but there is currently no documentation of that family connection.

Robert "Reaves" and family are listed in the 1830 Census in Carroll County, Tennessee where his age is listed as 40-49 years of age.

Research Notes

An original signature on a document in David Roddey's York SC estate file records that Robert Reeves' name was actually Robert Rives.


Carroll County, Tennessee Court Minutes 1826-1833, p227
York County SC Estate File of David Roddey, Case 45, File 1905 online scans of original documents at Family Search
1820 Census - Chester County, South Carolina
1830 Census - Carroll County, Tennessee

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