Edward REAVIS and Sarah [GILLIAM]
2- John (ca 1745 - 1841) m. Prudence RIDINGS
3- John (ca 1787- )
ohn was born about 1745 in Henrico County, VA and died about 1841 in Davie County, NC. Estate records dated February, 1842 have helped in identifying his children and determining his probable date of death. He is thought to have married ca 1785 probably in Surry Co, NC Prudence RIDINGS. His children were:
3 - John b. ca 1787. Never married.
3 - Prudence m. February 1816 in Rowan Co, NC Thomas LUNDY
3 - Elizabeth/Betsy b. 1791, d. aft. 1850; m. Henry Atchison GARNER May 26, 1810. Bondsman was Jesse Reavis, probably her uncle.
3 - Nancy b. 1792 m. 1816 Rowan Co, NC John PHARR
3- Jesse b. 1795 Rowan Co, NC, d. January1850 Davie Co, NC m. January 14 1815 Alyse CAIN, daughter of Daniel Webster Cain and Elizabeth Hutchins. She apparently died in childbirth, October 1820. Children:
Jesse m/2 Polly Beeman CAIN, sister to his first wife, abt 1821. Children:
3- David b. 1797, d. aft 1860; m. November 1815 Nancy CAIN. Children:
3 - Martha b. ca 1801 m. ? BROWN.
3 - Samuel b. abt 1800, d. 1888 Madison Co, NC, m. December 1817 Surry Co, NC Nancy WILKINS. Children:
Samuel m. April 1861 Wilkes Co, NC Susannah Mariah McGLAMMERY. Children:
3- Mary Polly b. 1805 m. Asa REAVIS, son of Joseph-3, James-2
3- Temperance b. 1809 NC, d. January 1846 IN, m. Enoch REAVIS, son of Edward-3, Jesse-2
3- Joseph 1810-1866 m. Susannah MASTERS
1747 Moved to Northampton, NC with his parents
1789 Member of Flat Rock Baptist Church
1790 Census Surry County, shows him with wife and 2 males under 16 years.
1792 First elder, Bear Creek Church
1793-1795 Messenger to the Baptist Association
1802 Appointed to record minutes at Church
1808 Sent to help at Murphy's Church/Deep Creek Baptist Church
1820 Sent to help at Rock Rock Church
His land lay across county lines, located common corner of three counties: Yadkin, Davie and Iredell Counties. David got land on Yadkin side, Joseph and Jesse got land on Davie side, left to them in their father's will.
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