Reeves, Wiley (c1800 SC - )


Reeves, Wiley



Birth: c1800, Greenville County, South Carolina
Birth Source: 1860 Census

Death Source:

Spouse1: Lucinda


Children of Wiley Reeves:
  1. Levy Reaves, b. c1825
  2. Melinda Reaves, b. c1833
  3. Charlotte Reaves, b. c1835, m. Daniel Walker
  4. Alfred Reaves, b. c1837
  5. Rebecca Ann Reaves, b. c1839
  6. Thomas Reaves, b. c1848

It's probably Lucinda was a second wife. 1860 Census provides Greenville County as birth place. Living with daughter Charlotte Walker in 1880. Census says both parents were born in SC.

Based upon an 1851 deed, Wiley had apparently bought some land from a Bailey Barton, but his administrators disputed this and it ended up in the equity court with the commissioner giving him title to the land for three dollars.

Research Notes


1830 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina
1840 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina
1850 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina
1860 Census:  Pickens County, South Carolina
1870 Census:  Eastatoe, Pickens County, South Carolina
1880 Census:  Forsyth County, Georgia

1851 Deed - Miles M. Norton to Wiley Reaves - Pickens County, South Carolina Deed Book G, p196