1742 - 1800
||Wayne Co. NC
||Wayne Co. NC
||24 Jun 2014 |
||Henry Carraway, b. 1724, Princess Anne Co. VA , d. 01 Apr 1784, Goldsboro, Wayne Co. NC |
||Elizabeth Bryant, b. 1724, Wayne Co. NC , d. 1784, Wayne Co. NC |
||Craven Co. NC
||William Reaves, b. 1738, Wayne Co. NC , d. 1793, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||1. Adam Reaves, b. ca 1760, Wayne Co. NC , d. ca 1831, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||2. Lydia Reaves, b. 1762, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||3. William Reaves, Jr., b. 1764, Wayne Co. NC , d. 16 Apr 1826, Hancock Co. GA |
| ||4. Jesse Reaves, b. 1768, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||5. Lovett Reaves, b. ca 1769, Wayne Co. NC , d. ca 1835, Montgomery Co. AL |
| ||6. Stephen Reaves, b. 08 Mar 1771, Wayne Co. NC , d. 22 Nov 1830, Talbot Co. GA |
| ||7. Elizabeth Reaves, b. 1776, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||8. Margaret (Peggy) Reaves, b. 1778, Wayne Co. NC |
| ||9. Richard Lee Reaves, b. 1782, Wayne Co. NC |
||25 Feb 2012 |
- 1800 United States Federal Census
Name: Elisabeth Reves
Home in 1800: Wayne, North Carolina
Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
Number of Slaves: 13
Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 20
WILL OF HENRY CARRAWAY:As recorded in Wayne County, NC Wills, Book A-7, 1776-1805, p.14.
In the name of God Amen. I Henry Carraway of the State of North Carolina and county of Wayne being very sick and weak in body but of a sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it, but calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for ALL men once to die do constitute, make and Ordain this my last will and Testament in the following manner VIS:
Principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me, and my body I recommend to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors, hereafter named nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Might Power of God, and Touching such Wordly Estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I do give and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
First my will and desire is, that all my just debts and funeral charges be cleared and discharged.
Item - I (Leave) to my beloved wife Elizabeth Carraway the use of all my plantation lands and tenements and like wise the use of all my estate both real and personal during her life or widowhood--and after her death or widowhood I desire that the Negro wench named Doll and all her increase, since she has been in my possession I leave to so(?) and the money arising there from to be equally divided amongst my eight children Vis: Zilpha, Mary Ann, John, Elizabeth, Civil, Molly, Eve and Adam.
Item - I give and bequeath to my son John Carraway after his mother's death or widowhood, the plantation whereon I now dwell with all the land belonging thereunto on the east side of Carraway's Creek to him and his heirs forever.
Item - I give and bequeath to my son Adam Carraway all of my lands and tenements on the west side of Carraway Creek and one negro boy named Ned to his and his heirs forever...and in case the said Adam Carraway should died before he arrives at the full age of 21 years then my will and desire is that the said land and negro may be sold and the money arising there from to be equally divided amongst the rest of my children.
Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Eve Carraway one negro boy named Sam to her and her heirs forever..and in case she the said Eve should died before she marrys or arrives at the age of 18 years...then my will and desire is that the said negro shall be sold and the money arising there from be equally divided amongst the rest of my children...and all the rest of my estate that I have not yet bequeathed (after?) my wife's death or widowhood I leave to be equally divided amonst four of my children vis: Sevil, Molly, Eve, and Adam.
Item - I do appoint my loving wife executrix and my friends Doc and Richard McKinne Executors to this my last will and testament. And I do hereby utter revoke Disannul and make void all and every other former will or wills heretofore by me made ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 20th day of Feb anmo domini: One thousand seven hundred and eighty four (1784).
Signed Henry Caraway (seal)
Signed, seald, Declared and pronounced by the testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names. Joseph Slocump - Mary Slocumb; Sevil Carraway (signed with an X)