Rev. 11 Jan. 2006, Gen. 202

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOSIAH GRAVES AND RACHEL MOORE

OF PA, OH & IN

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Josiah Graves (1) was born in Sept. 1808 in OH or PA[1], died in March 1865 in Jasper Co., IN, and was buried in San Pierre, Starke Co., IN.  He married Rachel Moore (or More) on 22 Jan. 1829.  She was born in OH, and was buried in OK (or San Pierre, IN).  Their first 2 children were born in OH, and the others in IN.  Only 7 of their 11 children lived to become adults, and all of these were named in the estate papers of Josiah in Jasper Co., IN.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+2.  William T. Graves, b.c. 1830, m. Rebecca Turner, c. 1858, prob. d. 1860-1870.

  3.  Sarah J. Graves, b.c. 1833, m. Lemuel L. Janes.  They were in the 1870 census for Kankakee, Jasper Co., IN, page 545, living near his brother Joseph.

  4.  Robert Graves, prob. b.c. 1835.

+5.  Mary A. Graves, b.c. 1837, m. Joseph K. Janes.

  6.  Josiah Graves, died in infancy.

+7.  Henry H. Graves, b. Oct. 1840, m. Catherine M. Bardwell.

  8.  Enoch Graves, died in infancy.

  9.  Elijah Graves, died in infancy.

  10.  John W. Graves, b.c. 1842.

  11.  Peter M. Graves, b.c. 1846-1847, m. Margaret F. McCune.  He was in the 1870 census for Wayne, Marion Co., IN, living with his brother Henry.  The 1880 census listed them in Gillam Twp., Jasper Co., IN, with no children.  She was b.c. 1848 in KY.  It is possible that she died and Peter m(2) Amanda A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑. A Peter M. Graves, b. May 1844 was in the 1900 census for Eagle Chief, Woods Co., OK, page 15A., with wife Amanda A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, b. Oct. 1847, and 2 children, Frank M., b. March 1880, IN, and James C., b. Sept. 1881, MO.

+12.  Lydia Emmaline Graves, b. 18 Oct. 1848, m. Silas Russell Jones, 8 Sept. 1867, d. 3 Jan. 1924.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOSIAH GRAVES (1) AND RACHEL MOORE

William T. Graves (2) was born about 1830 in OH, and probably died 1860-1870.  He married Rebecca Turner[2], probably about 1858.  She was born in April 1831 in KY.  She was still living in 1900, when the 1900 census for Kankakee, Jasper Co., IN, page 1A, showed her living with her son Oscar.  William and Rebecca were in the 1860 census for Kankakee Twp., Jasper Co., IN, page 920, with their son.  William probably died between 1860 and 1870 (perhaps in the Civil War?), since his son Oscar was living with the family of William West in the 1870 census for Kankakee Twp., Jasper Co., IN.

Children - Graves

  13.  Oscar M. Graves, b. March 1860 (IN).  He may never have married, since the 1900 census for Kankakee, Jasper Co., IN, listed him as single with his mother living with him.  He was a school teacher in 1880 and a farmer in 1900.

 

Mary A. Graves (5) was born about 1836 or 1837 in IN.  She married Joseph K. (or  R.) Janes.  He was born about 1841 in IN.  They were in the 1870 census for Kankakee, Jasper Co., IN, page 544, with her mother living with them.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in IN.

Children - Janes

+14.  Harry Grant Janes, b.c. 1864, m. Rose Etta Tyner, 25 Dec. 1885, d.c. 1945.

  15.  Lemuel W. (or M.) Janes, b.c. 1867.

  16.  Luella Janes, b.c. 1869.

 

Henry H. Graves (7) was born in Oct. 1840 in IN.  He married Catherine (“Katie”) M. Bardwell[3].  They were in the 1870 census for Wayne, Marion Co., IN, page 555, with his brother Peter living with them.  They were in the 1880 census for Hoosier, Kingman Co., KS, with his nephew Oscar living with them.  They were in the 1900 census for Wichita, Ward 2, Sedgwick Co., KS, page 10B, with just the two of them, and 2 of their 3 children were living.  He was a miller in 1870, a farmer in 1880, and a real estate agent in 1900.  All their children were born in IN.

Children - Graves

  17.  William Ward (“Wardie”) Graves, b.c. 1867.

  18.  Clara F. Graves, b.c. 1870.

  19.  child, died young.

 

Lydia Emmaline (or Emaline) Graves (12) was born 18 Oct. 1848 in Greencastle, IN, and died 3 Jan. 1924 in Kingman Co., KS.  She married Silas Russell Jones, son of Berryman Jones and Elizabeth Hancock, on 8 Sept. 1867 in San Pierre, IN.  He was born 11 Sept. 1843 in Taylor Twp., Owen Co., IN, and died 14 June 1880 in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN.  All their children were born in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN.  (R‑1)

Children - Jones

+20.  Lora Clarence Jones, b. 22 Aug. 1868, m. Vola B. Potter, 14 Feb. 1900, d. 30 June 1901.

+21.  Milton Asbury Jones, b. 30 April 1870, m. Laura M. White, 23 May 1897, d. 23 April 1935.

+22.  Florence Isabelle Jones, b. 1 April 1872, m. Frank Campbell Travis, 3 Aug. 1892, d. 7 Dec. 1963.

+23.  Laura Francis Jones, b. 28 Aug. 1874, m. Albert Edward Wooldridge, 2 Feb. 1891, d. 1 April 1959.

+24.  Jesse Lee Jones, b. 29 Feb. 1880, m. Eleanor Caroline Cole, 9 April 1908, d. 3 Feb. 1956.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF MARY A. GRAVES (5) AND JOSEPH K. JANES

Harry Grant Janes (14) was born about 1864 in IN, and died about 1945 in Anthony, Marion Co., FL.  He married Rose Etta Tyner, daughter of Beverly Ward Tyner and Sarah Catherine Sailors, on 25 Dec. 1885 in KS.  She was born 13 May 1868 in Wabash Co., IN, and died 13 March 1907 in Goltry, Alfalfa Co., OK.  Their first 5 children were born in KS, and the last 2 in OK.  (R‑2)

Children - Janes

  25.  Henry Ward Janes, b. 1884, m. Susie ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 1945.

  26.  Iva M. Janes, b. 25 Oct. 1888, m. Perry Compton, d. 2 March 1911.

  27.  Charles Milton Janes, b. 27 Oct. 1891, m. Edith Harris Johnson, d. Nov. 1971.

+28.  Carl Edwin Janes, b. 30 July 1893, m(1) Mayme Elizabeth Evans, 22 Oct. 1923, m(2) Ruth Rebecca Lister Meyers, after 1974, d. 25 July 1978.

  29.  Esther Sarah Janes, b. 30 May 1900, m. James Clepper, d. 12 Nov. 1951.

  30.  Harry Janes, b. 1903, d. May 1907.

  31.  Vivian Florence Janes, b. 11 July 1905, m. Jasper James Burnham, 1 March 1931.

 

CHILDREN OF LYDIA E. GRAVES (12) AND SILAS R. JONES

Lora Clarence Jones (20) was born 22 Aug. 1868 in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN, and died 30 June 1901 in Byron, OK.  He married Vola B. Potter on 14 Feb. 1900.  She was born 5 April 1880, and died 23 April 1938 in Byron, OK.  (R‑3)

Children - Jones

  32.  Howard Jones, b.c. 1900.

 

Milton Asbury Jones (21) was born 30 April 1870 and died 23 April 1935, both in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN.  He married Laura M. White, daughter of James Newman White and Nativia Harris, on 23 May 1897 in Tefft, IN.  She was born 16 Feb. 1874 in Tefft, IN, and died 13 April 1958 in San Pierre, IN.  All their children were born in Tefft.  (R‑1, R‑3)

Children - Jones

+33.  Russell Prentice Jones, b. 1 Sept. 1899, m. Jessie Monys Boone, 3 Sept. 1919, d. 30 June 1942.

+34.  Milton Francis Jones, b. 10 Aug. 1908, m. Lois June Granger, 2 Dec. 1933, d. 7 June 1979.

+35.  Phillip Warren Jones, b. 21 April 1914, m. Octavia Eileen Sommers, 13 Feb. 1937, d. 14 April 1952.

 

Florence Isabelle Jones (22) was born 1 April 1872 in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN, and died 7 Dec. 1963 in Shreveport, LA.  She married Frank Campbell Travis, son of Alexander Travis and Lydia Mayhew, on 3 Aug. 1892.  He died in Shreveport, LA.  (R‑3)

Children - Travis

  36.  Earnest Paul Travis, b. 19 July 1893.

  37.  Olive Blanche Travis, b. 16 Nov. 1896, m. Guy Crawford.

  38.  Grace Laura Travis, b. 24 Oct. 1898.

  39.  Lowell Eugene Travis, b. 19 Nov. 1901.

  40.  Milton Earl Travis, b. 2 Feb. 1905.

+41.  Reola Bell Travis, b. 4 Nov. 1907, m. Cecil R. Shinn, 28 March 1925, d. 24 July 1996.

 

Laura Francis Jones (23) was born 28 Aug. 1874 in Tefft, Jasper Co., IN, and died 1 April 1959 in Kingman, KS.  She married Albert Edward Wooldridge on 2 Feb. 1891 in Kingman, KS.  He was born 22 April 1868 in Sharpsville, IN, and died 23 Nov. 1958 in Kingman, KS.  All their children were born in Kingman, KS.  (R‑3)

Children - Wooldridge

+42.  Clarence Elsworth Wooldridge, b. 10 Sept. 1891, m. Alta Lenora Snell, 25 Feb. 1914, d. 8 July 1956.

+43.  Jefferson Lee Wooldridge, b. 14 Nov. 1893, m. Vera Lucille Jones, 14 Sept. 1921, d. 2 Aug. 1976.

  44.  Beulah Belle Wooldridge, b. 14 June 1896, m. Arlen Freemont Potter, 3 March 1917 (Kingman, KS).  He was b. 28 Jan. 1892 in Reno, KS, and d. 2 Sept. 1969 in Kingman, KS.

+45.  Emma Opal Wooldridge, b. 19 Aug. 1904, m. John Milton Cox, 11 July 1923, d. 20 Nov. 1933.

 

Jesse Lee Jones (24) was born 29 Feb. 1880 in Tefft, Jasper Co., OK, and died 3 Feb. 1956 in Tonkawa, OK.  He married Eleanor Caroline Cole, daughter of Daniel Phillip Cole and Julia Augusta Hammond, on 9 April 1908 in Medford, OR.  She was born 24 May 1884 in Danville, KS, and died 11 Sept. 1962 in Tonkawa, OK.  (R‑3)

Children - Jones

  46.  Lee Corlise Jones, b. 28 Jan. 1909 (Newburg, Yamhill Co., OR), m(1) Irene Drumright, 21 April 1935, m(2) Inez McDermott, 1 Aug. 1941 (Alice, TX), m(3) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Hammons.  Irene was b. 14 June 1909, and d. 9 Jan. 1940 in Drumright, OK.  Inez was b. 1 Aug. 1909 in Chestnut, Natchitoches Parish, LA, and d. 11 Feb. 1974 in Oklahoma City, OK.

+47.  Eleanore Eileen Jones, b. 17 Dec. 1911, m. Donald Ray Hays, 26 Nov. 1936.

+48.  Bonnie Jean Jones, b. 13 Jan. 1926, m. Lindsey Ray Morgan, 30 June 1943.

 

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[1] 1850 census shows him as age 42, born in PA.  1860 census gives age 52, born in OH.

[2] Rebecca’s surname was provided by R‑1.

[3] Catherine’s surname was provided by R‑1.