The Ivey Family

The Iveys that are part of my husband's family are from North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri.  This family tree starts from the ancestor farthest back that I have information on.  All living persons will be listed as living only.  If those living would like to see their information on here or have more information to add or correct, or if you would like the information for the living, email a message to

James Ivey Sr. (son of John IVEY and Elizabeth ADAMS) was born on 13 Mar 1736 in Albemarle Parish, Surry County, Virginia.  He died in 1817 in Johnston County, North Carolina.  He was married to Mary MILLER in 1766 in Sussex County, Virginia.  Mary MILLER was born in 1738 in Virginia.  James and Mary had the following children: Littleton, William, James Jr., Hartwell, Reaves, and Lucy.

You can click on each of these to see their families and descendants.

Littleton Ivey William Ivey James Ivey, Jr. Hartwell Ivey Reaves Ivey Lucy Ivey


Johnston County, NC

Will of James Ivey, Sr.

8 Oct 1813, Probated Feb 1817

Wife plantation where I now live, 200 acres, during lifetime or widowhood; negroes Sam & Rachel

Son Hartwell plantation at death of wife & Negroes

Son Reaves - $75.00 from sale of stock

Daughter Lucy 1 negro girl Sook and after her decease, to be sold & money equally divided between all children: William, James, Weaver & Hartwell

Son William negro girl Claray, and after his decease, to his lawful children, viz: Mary, Curtis, Elizabeth, Peterson & Nancy

Son James negro Reddick

Daughter Lucy - $5.00

Grandson Edwin Ivey, son of Reaves negro boy Peter

Exec: Mary Ivey, Hartwell Ivey

Wit: Jno. Taylor, Jesse Adams

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