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Elizabeth Carraway
Female 1742 - 1800

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  • Birth  1742  Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1800  Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I11974  Master File
    Last Modified  24 Jun 2014 
     
    Father  Henry Carraway,   b. 1724, Princess Anne Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1784, Goldsboro, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Bryant,   b. 1724, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1746  Craven Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7148  Group Sheet
     
    Family  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 
    Children 
     1. Adam Reaves,   b. ca 1760, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1831, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lydia Reaves,   b. 1762, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Reaves, Jr.,   b. 1764, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1826, Hancock Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jesse Reaves,   b. 1768, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lovett Reaves,   b. ca 1769, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1835, Montgomery Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. 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
     7. Elizabeth Reaves,   b. 1776, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Margaret (Peggy) Reaves,   b. 1778, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Richard Lee Reaves,   b. 1782, Wayne Co. NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  25 Feb 2012 
    Family ID  F7095  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • 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

      FATHER'S WILL

      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)