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Stephen Reaves
Male 1771 - 1830

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  • Birth  08 Mar 1771  Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  22 Nov 1830  Talbot Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11961  Master File
    Last Modified  24 Jun 2014 
     
    Father  William Reaves,   b. 1738, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Carraway,   b. 1742, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7095  Group Sheet
     
    Family  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 
    Children 
    >1. John Henry Reaves,   b. ca 1793, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Dale Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nancy Reaves,   b. 27 Jun 1794, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1874, Caddo Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Asher Reaves,   b. 1796, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia Reaves,   b. ca 1803, Talbot Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1888, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Reaves,   b. 13 Apr 1805, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1886, Bentley Co, MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah Reaves,   b. 1809, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1880, Dougherty Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Reaves,   b. 15 Oct 1810, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Samuel Jesse Reaves, Sr.,   b. ca 1812, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Chambers Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Stephen Reaves, Jr.,   b. ca 1814, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Chambers Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Harrell Flowers Reaves,   b. 06 Nov 1819, Jones Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899, Coffee Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Abner Lee Reaves,   b. 22 Oct 1822, Talbot Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1847, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  29 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F7094  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • CENSUS RECORDS

      1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Reves
      Home: Wayne, North Carolina
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
      Number of Household Members: 5

      North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
      Name: Stephen Reeves
      State: NC
      County: Wayne County Regiment
      Township: Sixth Company
      Year: 1812
      Database: NC 1812-1814 Muster Rolls

      1830 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Reeves [Stephen Reaves]
      Home: Balyews, Talbot, Georgia
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 9
      Total Slaves: 4
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 13

      WAR OF 1812 SERVICE

      North Carolina Census, 1790-1890
      Name: Stephen Reeves
      State: NC
      Wayne County Regiment
      Sixth Company
      Year: 1812
      Database: NC 1812-1814 Muster Rolls

      LAND RECORDS JONES CO. GA
      Lot 78 & NW 1/4 of Lot 53, Sixth District Written: December 24, 1827 Recorded: December 22, 1828 Jones County, Georgia Deed Book O, page 153 Georgia Jones County This Indenture made this twenty fourth day of December 1827 between Stephen
      Reeves of the one part & James Huckaby of the other both of the state & County aforesaid.

      Witnesseth that the said Stephen Reeves for & in consideration of the sum of Six hundred dollars to him in hand paid at & before the signing Sealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged
      hath granted bargained sold & conveyed & by these presents do grant bargain sell & convey unto the said James Huckaby all that tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the county of Baldwin when surveyed now Jones County Containing two hundred & fifty three acres more or less known & distinguished by lot No. Seventy eight in the sixth district of said Baldwin now Jones County & also North west fourth part of lot no fifty three in said district & County bounded as follows beginning at center on the line between the said lots fifty three to a sasafras stake thence with the Original line the corner between 18 [should be 78] & 53 thence on the line between the said lots to the beginning Corner. To have and to hold said bargained premises with all & singular the rights members & appertenances of or in anywise belonging to the said premises to the said James Huckaby his heirs & assigns to their own proper use benefit & behoof in fee simple and the said Stephen Reeves Against himself his heirs & assigns the said the said bargained premises & all every other person or persons whatever will warrant & defend the right & title to said premises.

      In Witness whereof the said Stephen Reeves hath hereunto set his hand & Seal the day & year above written in presence of Thomas Wynn David Slocomb J. P. Stephen Reeves (LS) N.B. Interlined before signed with the words & defend the right & title of said Premises.

      Recorded the 22nd Decbr 1828 F. Sims ClkThe deed for the sale of the partial Lot 53 gives a more complete description of the parcel; see Deed Book P, page 403.

      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.