Rev. 28 Oct. 1996, Gen. 186
DESCENDANTS OF MARTHA GRAVES AND THOMAS H. STEWART
Martha Graves (1) was born about 1827 in GA. She married Thomas H. Stewart. He was born about 1826 in GA. They were in the 1850 census in Sumter Co., GA, with children William and Lucrece (Lucretia Elizabeth), and James Graves, age 16, b. GA. The 1860 census for Jones Co., MS, listed the entire family. There is no record of Martha after 1860.
Thomas H. Stewart served in the Civil War as a Pvt., Co. E, 2 Regt., Mississippi State Cavalry, captured at Tupelo, MS. William E. Stewart (his son) also served, and he appears in later MS censuses.
It is likely that James Graves was a brother of Martha. In the 1860 census of Lee Co., GA, James Graves, 26, b. GA, and Isaac Graves, 21, b. GA, possible brothers, were both living in the household of Thereasa Waterer (widow), 48 years of age, b. VA.
The first 3 children were born in GA, and the others in MS. (R-1)
Children - Stewart
2. William Elliott Stewart, b.c. 1845.
+3. Lucretia Elizabeth Stewart, b.c. 1847, m. Thomas L. Walters.
4. Sarah C. Stewart, b.c. 1851.
5. Lucinda E. Stewart, b.c. 1853.
6. Thomas H. Stewart, b.c. 1855.
7. Allice Stewart, b.c. 1857.
CHILDREN OF MARTHA GRAVES (1) AND THOMAS H. STEWART
Lucretia Elizabeth Stewart (3) was born about 1847 in GA. She was listed as Lucrece in the 1850 census. She married Thomas L. Walters, son of James Walters and Rachel Dorcas Trest. He was born in May 1844 in Jones Co., MS. Lucretia was listed in the 1850 census for Sumter Co., GA. (R-1)
Children - Walters
+8. Cordelia Azalene Walters, b. 15 July 1867, m. William Franklin Holder.
CHILDREN OF LUCRETIA E. STEWART (3) AND THOMAS L. WALTERS
Cordelia Azalene Walters (8) was born 15 July 1867 in Jones Co., MS. She married William Franklin Holder, son of James R. Holder and Nancy Jane Green Ulmer. He was born 10 Jan. 1860 in Jasper Co., MS. (R-1)
Children - Holder
+9. Nancy Cordelia Holder, b. 30 March 1893, m. John Jacob Matau, 3 Jan. 1920.
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