Jesse Eaves

1759–about 1820 (Age 61)
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Eaves was born in 1759, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, his father, Graves Eaves Jr., was 35 and his mother, Martha Nancy Yancey, was 23. He married Eaves about 1779, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. He died about 1820, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61.

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Jesse Eaves
Marriage: about 1779

Spouse and Children

about 1779
Granville, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Mark Eaves




    William Eaves


    Rhody Eaves


+18 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 17

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 33

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Eve .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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