Thomas Deaver + Unknown
             |?
Harvey Deaver               +              Nancy Lucinda Keith
1815 - 1864                      abt 1835             1819 - 1880
Madison Co NC                                                                     Madison Co NC
                                           |
                          Mary Nancy? Ann Deaver (Hiram Phillps), 1835 - 1900
                          
Reuben Keith Deaver (Myra Phillips), 1840 - 1911
                          William Thomas Sheppard Deaver (Dora
Mills?), 1844 - ?
                          Sophronia Lucinda Deaver (Stephen Roberts), 1847 - 1917
                          
John Henry Deaver (Nancy Phillips), 1849 - 1897
                          Cordelia L. Deaver, 1852 - 1866
                          Robert Vance Deaver (Sarah Ann Willis), 1855 - 1941
                          James Rankin Deaver (Mary Ann Rice), 1858 - 1925
                          Harriet Theodocia Deaver (William C. Briggs), 1859 - 1934

Sources: Ancestry.com's OneWorldTree;
U. S. Census, Buncombe County, 1850 (Madison not separated until 1851):
The "Harv Dever" household included Harv, 35; Nancy Dever, 31; Geo. Dever 15; Nancy A. Dever, 14;
Wm. T. Dever, 5; Lucinda Dever 3; John Dever, 1; E. Keith (female), 22; M. Wardrope (male), 16. Where
is Reuben Keith Deaver, age 10 or so?

U. S. Census, 1870, Raysville, Madison Co NC: Nancy, age 54 is keeping house;  "Sheppard Deaver,"
age 25, is teaching school. John, 21; Cordelia, 18; Robert, 16; James, 14; and "Hariot," 10, are
"attending school". (Reuben, age 30, farm laborer, is living in Marshall, NC, with wife "Mira", age 22,
and two young children.)

U. S. Censuses, 1900 and later: Shepherd T. Deaver is living in Hamblen Co, TN, with wife Dora, and
daughter Marie (age 14 in 1910 Census). He and Dora are still listed in the 1930 census.

NC Death Certificate, Sophronia Deaver Roberts, 1917.

(1) Doris Deaver-Williams, 1 Apr 2007
WNC Timeline

Please send corrections, notes, and photos.

www.childers-shepherd.org, 28 Dec 2013