.              Abraham Reece, c1750 - 1822, of Surry Co, NC
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

.       Abraham Reece,1                                                                                                                                                    (Thomas)

.            Previous traditions were that Abraham was supposedly a s/o Solomon Reece of Surry Co, NC and Sarah Boone, of the Daniel
.            Boone family.  Another tradition is that he came to NC as a "bound boy", and that he was born out of wedlock to a Pennsylvania
.            Quaker girl, and was supposedly the illegitimate son of the legendary Daniel Boone.  No proof of any of these.  However a recent
.            book "
Reece-Reese Forebears and Descendants", 1993, Dr. Saford H. Landreth, reportedly states that Abraham's father was
.            
Thomas Reece, b ca 1720, who lived in NC and had sons Abraham, John, David, Daniel, and Thomas Reeece Jr.  Dr. Landreth's
.            address: 30 Armstrong St, Salem, Va 24153.  The Pulaski County (Va) Public Library has a copy of his book.

.            Prob b ca 1750 in Pa; d 6 Nov 1822, bur Deep Creek Friends Burying Ground, stone: "Abraham Reece, 6 11th Mo. 1822".
.            m Mary Huff, b ca 1754-55, d/o
Daniel Huff (#31) and Mary Worley.

.            1780 Surry Co, NC: the earliest land records for Abraham Reece in the part of Surry Co that is now Yadkin Co, along North Deep
.                     Creek, East of Boonville.
.            1786, Feb, Surry Co, state census of NC, Capt Wright's Dist, p 2, col 3, Abraham Rees, 1 WM 21-60, 5 WM <21,>60, 3 WF.
.            1790 Surry Co census, p 519, Abram Reese, 2-6-4.
.            1800 Surry Co census, p 587, Abraham Rece, 11301-11101.
.            1810 Surry Co census, p 168, Abraham Reece, 11101-02101.
.            1817 Abraham joined Quaker's Deep Creek Monthly Meeting.
.            1820 Surry Co census, p 49, Abraham Reace, 111101-01121-04.
.            1822, Nov: Surry Co Will Bk 3, p 154 (dated 8 Dec 1821): Abraham Reece's will prov, listing widow and children Eli,Thomas,
.                      Abraham, and Daniel (execs), Elizabeth, Jemimah, John, son-in-law David Walker, and children of dec son Joel.  All 12 of his
.                      children were mentioned in the estate settlement, and the complete list was given in 1908 by his granddau-in-law Mary Ann
.                      Dobbins, b 1816, d 1922.

.            issue:

.            
1.   Jemima Reece, b 9 Jun 1772 Surry Co, d 14 Jul 1824 Deep Creek, m 1794 to John Dobbins, b 21 Apr 1772 Chatham Co,
.                  NC, s/o Jacob Dobbins and Ann Marshall.

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2.   Daniel Reece, b 1773 Surry Co, d 15 Sep 1822 Deep Creek, m 3 Dec 1795 To Rachel Hadley, b 22 Dec 1777 Deep Creek, d
.                  29 May 1857 Yadkin Co, NC, d/o Thomas Hadley and Eunice Jones.
.                  1800 Surry Co census, p 587, Daniel Rece, 20010-00100.

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3.   Eli Reece, b ca 1775 Surry Co, d 11 May 1855 Deep Creek, m(1) ca 1795 to Elizabeth Wells, b Va, d/o James and Mary
.                  Wells.  Eli m(2)(b) 13 Nov 1817 Surry Co to Sarah Crommel, wid of John Crommel.

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4.   Levi Reece, b 30 Mar 1777 Surry Co, d 25 May 1860 Hardin Co, Iowa, m 1796 to Sarah Shugart, b 12 Dec 1773 Chester Co,
.                  Pa, d 23 Sep 1856 Hardin Co, d/o Zachariah Shugart and Catherine (?Leonard).
.                  1800 Surry Co census, p 587, Levi Rece, 20100-10100.

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5.   Joel Reece, b ca 1779 Surry Co, d 19 Dec 1816 Deep Creek, m(b) 14 Jan 1804 Surry Co to Sarah Martin, b ca 1794 Deep
.                  Creek, d/o John Martin and Margaret Hadley.

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6.   Mary Reece, b ca 1780 Surry Co, d prior 1821, m(b) 21 Jun 1802 Surry Co to David Walker, apparently s/o David Walker.

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7.   Abraham Reece, b 2 Oct 1780 Surry Co, d 2 May 1852 Deep Creek, m(1)(b) 29 Dec 1802 Surry Co to Ruth Hadley, b 2 Oct
.                  1783 Deep Creek, d ca 1825 Deep Creek, d/o Thomas Hadley and Eunice Jones.  Abraham m(2)(b) 20 Dec 1826 Surry Co to
.                  Mary Owen, b 22 Jan 1786 NC, d 28 Mar 1858 Deep Creek.

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8.   Jesse Reece, b 1784 Surry Co, d 1864 Yadkin Co, NC, m(1)(b) 15 Apr 1807 Surry Co to Margaret Hadley, b 1790 Deep
.                  Creek, d 1838 Deep Creek, d/o Simon Hadley and Mary Spencer.  Jesse m(2) Louisa Wilson, wid, b 16 Apr 1810, d 28 May
.                  1903.

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9.   Kiziah Reece, b 1787 Surry Co, d 8 Jan 1846 Henry Co, Ind, m(b) 5 Jan 1805 Surry Co to Richard Walker, b 26 Sep 1781
.                  Guilford Co, d 29 Apr 1849 Henry Co, s/o Robert Walker and Mary Jones.

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10.   John Reece, b ca 1788 Surry Co.

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11.   Sarah Reece (Sally), b ca 1791 Surry Co, d 1857 Carroll Co, Va, m(b) 27 Oct 1812 Surry Co to Simon Granser Marshall, b
.                  26 Dec 1791 Deep Creek, d 1877, s/o Joseph Marshall and Ruth Hadley.

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12.   Thomas Reece, b 1 Apr 1793 Surry Co, m Pheriba Debora Thornton (Pheriby).








.           Ref:   "
Genealogy of Winston Reece's Family", 1949, Viola Estella Reece.
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