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Asher Reaves
Male 1796 - 1887

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  • Birth  1796  Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1887  Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11949  Master File
    Last Modified  29 Feb 2012 
     
    Father  Stephen Reaves,   b. 08 Mar 1771, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1830, Talbot Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Flowers,   b. 21 Sep 1777, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1843, Horeb,Talbot Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1794  Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7094  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Sevil Kornegay,   b. 12 Aug 1803, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1820  Pulaski Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Georgia Marriages to 1850
      Name: Civil Kornegay
      Spouse: Asher Reeves
      Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1820
      Marriage County: Pulaski
      Marriage State: Georgia
    Children 
     1. Henry T, Reaves,   b. 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. David L. Reaves,   b. Jun 1823, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1900, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Reaves,   b. 1826, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1861, Eudora, Chicot Co. AR Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ann (Polly) Reaves,   b. 26 Jan 1830, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1909, Navarro Co. TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lydia Reaves,   b. ca 1832, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rebecca Ann Reaves,   b. 1835, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1909, Navarro Co. TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William Reaves,   b. 1838, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  29 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F7091  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Ellender Cornelia (Nelly) Parmer,   b. 1816, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Dec 1845  Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Amanda Nancy Reaves,   b. Nov 1846, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martha Caroline Reaves,   b. 1849, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1888, Wilson, Carter Co. OK Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Nacrissa Elizabeth Reaves,   b. 17 Dec 1852, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1943
     4. Margaret L. Reaves,   b. 1855, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885
    Last Modified  29 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F7137  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • CENSUS RECORDS

      1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Asher Riavis [Asher Reaves]
      Home: Barbour, Alabama
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 8
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 11
      Total Slaves: 4
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 15

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Asher Reeves
      Age: 51
      Birth Year: abt 1799
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1850: Division 23, Barbour, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 329
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Asher Reeves 51
      Ellender Reeves 32
      Rebecca Reeves 15
      Wellborn Reeves 12
      Sithey Reeves 9
      Nancy Reeves 3
      Martha Reeves 1

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Ashue [Asher] Reaves
      Birth Year: abt 1799
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1860: Eastern Division, Barbour, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Eufaula
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Ashue Reaves 61
      Ellener C Reaves 45
      Nancy Reaves 13
      Martha C Reaves 11
      Narcissa E Reaves 7
      Margaret Reaves 5

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Asher Reaves
      Birth Year: abt 1798
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home: Township 10 Range 27, Barbour, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Clayton
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Asher Reaves 72
      Nelley Reaves 54
      Narcissa Reaves 17
      Margaret Reaves 15


      WILL
      Asher is mentioned in his father's will.
      Talbot County GA

      Will of Stephen Reaves:
      I Stephen Reaves being this day in my proper mind and judgement do make and declare this to be my last will and testament in which I constitute and appoint my wife, Sarah Reaves my Exectrix and Leonard P. Bridlow and John Pratt, Sen, my executors to this my last will and testament. I will that my estate both real and personal be disposed of in the following manner (namely)

      Item: First after paying my just debts, I give and bequeath unto my wife Sarah Reaves all my estate both real and personall during her widowhood or lifetime exclusive of the sum of twenty-five dollars (25) to be given to each of my children as they may arrive to the age of Twenty-one years or marriage except my son Henry Reaves, Ashur Reaves, and my daughter Nancy Huckuby, Lydia Mackinvale, and Sarah Moore to whom I have already given the sum of Twenty-five dollars each which estate both real and personall to be kept in the hands of my wife Sarah Reaves during her widow hood or lifetime for the support of herself and the maintaining my children Stephen Reaves, Samuel J. Reaves, Harrel F. Reaves, and Abner L. Reaves.

      Item: Second after the death or marriage of my wife Sarah Reaves, I give and bequeath unto my sons William Reaves, Stephen Reaves, and Samuel J. Reaves my lot of land known by (no 239). Two hundred and thirty-nine in the Fifteenth District of originally Muscogee now Talbot County to be
      divided in the following (manner) my sons: William Reaves to have seventy-five acres (75) of the west side of said lot the line to run north and south. My son Stephen Reaves to have (75) Seventy-five acres adjoining my son William. The line to run the same direction the balance which is
      fifty-two and a half acres being East side of said Lot I give to my son Samuel J. Reaves. Third: I will that my lot of Land known by (no 240) Two hundred and forty in the fifteenth district of original Muscogee now Talbot County be divided into two equal parts by a line running east and west and the West half of said lot I give and bequeath unto my son Harrel F. Reaves and the East half of said lot I give and bequeath to my son Abner L. Reaves.

      Fourth: I will that my negros be disposed of in the following manner to wit Toney, Esther, and her child to be equally divided among my children (viz) Henry, Nancy, Asher, Lydia, William, Betsey, Stephen, Sarah, Samuel J., Harrel F., and Abner L. Reaves.

      Fifth: After the death or marriage of my wife Sarah Reaves, I will that the balance of my estate be sold by the executors of this my last will and testament and be Equally divided among my Children. In witness whereof I have here unto set my (my is repeated) hand and seal this 26 day of October 1830.

      Stephen (his X mark) Reaves
      Witness: Hamilton P. S. Snead, Mary Walker, Samuel H. Davis
      This will was proven in open court on March 7, 1831 and ordered to be recorded.