1- Edward REAVIS and Hannah [ALLEY] (1684-1730)
2- William REAVIS
sp 2 - Mary [?]
illiam, the youngest son of Edward Reavis and Hannah Alley, was born about 1725 in Henrico Co, VA and died in Northampton Co NC ca 1785. About 1750-55 he first married Jamry Jordan (no documentation). Children not well documented.
3- David (died in Revolutionary
War. Continental Line NC).
It is probable that William also had these
After 1755 he second married Mary [ ?]. She may possibly be the daughter of Thomas Jordan, whose Will dated 1763 was filed in 1771; he named "Mary" as one of his daughters. It is also posible she was the daughter of John Pritchard, whose Will filed in 1777 also named a daughter Mary. Children:
3- Samuel m. Nancy Goodwin
1747 Moved to Northampton Co NC.
1755 William witnessed a deed from James Reavis to Thomas Reavise of 160 acres.
1757 William witnessed a deed of Samuel Reavis from Sarah Reavis for 144 acres.
1759 He bought 225 acres from Samuel Reavis, who had acquired it from Jesse Gilliam.
1761 He witnessed a deed James Reavis sold 511 acres along the Roanoke River to Wm Rutledge.
1761 He witnessed a deed James Reavis bought from Wm Rutledge 100 acres along the Roanoke River.
1765 DB5-160 wit. Deed Samuel Reavis to Isham Reavis 385 acres joining county line, William Reavis, Gulley, Arthur Jordan.
1767 DB4-91 Sarah Reavis to William Reavis 144 acres on Lasley's Run.
1771 DB5-161 Samuel Reavis to Kendall 40 acres on Jamey's Run, adjoining William Reavis.
1773 DB5-377 William Reavis to Samuel Reavis 200 acres along the Roanoke River adjoining Little River, Wild Catt Br, Jamey's Run.
1784 Will Book 1 pg 339 October 30 Will of William
*It is thought he was married twice, and had two families, with only the second family named in the Will, since others had probably already received their share and had moved on.
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