1820 Nicholas Co, KY. He and his father were the only "Neeves" listed in the KY census and they lived next door to each other. Walter was 26-45 years old with a household that included 2 males under 10, and 1 age 26-45. He was in agriculture.
1830 Bracken Co, KY. As Walter Neves, the census taker recorded living in his house: 1 male aged 5-10, 2 at 10-15, 1 at 15-20, himself at 40-50, 2 females under 5, 1 aged 10-15, and 1 at 30-40. Next door neighbors were Abel Dean and Dickinson Morris. There were several Neaves in Henry Co.
1840 Southern Division of Bracken Co, KY, was his address at census time. Son, James lived in the same area and they were the only 2 by the name in the county. Walter's household included 1 male aged 10-15, 1 at 15-20, Walter at 60-70, 1 female was under 5, 1 at 5-10, 3 at 10-15, 1 was 15-20, and his wife at 50-60.
9/4/1850 Bracken Co, KY. Listed as Walter Neeves in the census, he was 70 years old
and still farming. His real estate totaled $850. Wife Juliet was 55 and children in the house were Nimrod, 21, and America, 16. Two doors down was daughter Priscilla Turner and family followed by another Neeves family with unreadable first name.
Walter's estate was not settled until 5/19/1861. Son, Nimrod, was administrator and the total value of personal property was $677.75, mostly in 6 notes outstanding to various people. Nimrod paid out a total of $54.22 for taxes for the years 1858-60, various fees and
other bills, leaving $513 to be distributed to the heirs. His widow collected a third, $71.17, and the 10 children each received $34.23. The total for real estate was not mentioned.