Jesse Eaves

Brief Life History of Jesse

When Jesse Eaves was born in 1759, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, his father, Graves Eaves II, was 41 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 62.

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Jesse Eaves
Marriage: about 1779

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


North Carolina is the 12th state.

1792 · Capital City Moved

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


topographic name or habitational name from Middle English atte evese (Old English efes ‘edge’), for someone who lived ‘at the edge’ (i.e. at the border or edge of a wood or hill) or at a place so named, particularly Eaves, in Chorley (Lancashire). Compare Reeves .

variant of Eve , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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