Rev. 5 May 2012, Gen. 225

 

CHARLES GRAVES AND MARY ------ OF YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Charles Graves (1) was born about 1794 in England, probably Yorkshire.  He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1794 in England, probably Yorkshire.  They moved to the United States between 1830 and 1847.  They were in the 1850 and 1860 censuses for Metomen Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI.  He was a farmer.  They may have had more children than the 3 listed below.  All their children were born in England.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

+2. John H. Graves, b. 27 Feb. 1824, m. Mary Jane Parker, 1854, d. 26 April 1905.

+3. Mary Graves, b.c. 1826, m(1) Henry Hoyt, c. 1846, m(2) Jedediah Hill Adams.

  4. Ann Graves, b.c. 1830.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF CHARLES GRAVES (1) AND MARY ------

John H. Graves (2) was born 27 Feb. 1824 in England, possibly Leeds, Yorkshire, and died 26 April 1905 in Wasioja Twp., Dodge Co., MN.  He married Mary Jane Parker in 1854 in WI.  She was born 27 May 1836 in NY, and died 19 Dec. 1912 in Wasioja Twp., Dodge Co., MN.  Their first 2 children were born in Fond du Lac Co., WI, and all the others in Dodge Co., MN.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  5.   Amanda Jane Graves, b. Feb. 1855, d. 19 Dec. 1912 (MN).

+6.   Charles F. Graves, b. 21 April 1856, m(1) Josephine E. Dickey, c. 1880, m(2) Elizabeth B. Kirschman.

  7.   John B. Graves, b.c. 1858, d. 19 Jan. 1893.

  8.   Ada Belle Graves, b. 6 Sept. 1860, d. 26 Dec. 1938 (Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN).

  9.   Josephine Graves, b.c. 1861.

  10.  Ella Graves, b.c. 1863.

  11.  Minnie A. Graves, b. 25 Nov. 1864, d. 8 Nov. 1897 (Dodge Co., MN).

+12.  Uriah Sylvester Graves, b. Oct. 1867, m. Ida Idealia Heaton, d. 4 June 1956.

  13.  Walter Graves, b. 3 April 1871, d. 16 Oct. 1872 (Wasioja Twp., Dodge Co., MN).

 

Mary (or Elizabeth) Graves (3) was born about 1826 in England.  She married Henry Hoyt about 1846.  He was born about 1822 in England, and died in Dec. 1864 in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC (probably in the Civil War).   It has not been proven that Mary was a daughter of Charles and Mary Graves, but the Hoyts were living with the Charles Graves family in 1850, and the ages and place of birth fit. They were in the 1850 census for Metomen Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, but have not been found in later censuses.  All their children were born in WI.

After Henry died, Elizabeth married Jedediah (or Jeddiah or Jeptha) Hill Adams on 23 Oct. 1868 in Pepin Co., WI.  They were in the 1870 census for Naples, Buffalo Co., WI, with her sons Charles, Frank, and Andrew.  He was born about 1820 in ME.  (R‑3)

Children – Hoyt

  14.  Dorphelia Hoyt, b.c. 1847.

+15.  Mary Hoyt, b. 10 April 1849, m(1) Gilbert Peeso, m(2) Charles Hamilton, m(3) Delos Joseph Forrester, 15 Dec. 1884, d. 25 Aug. 1929.

  16.  Sarah Hoyt, perhaps b.c. 1855.

  17.  Charles Hoyt, b.c. 1859.

+18.  Frank Hoyt, b. Sept. 1862, m. Lena ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1888.

+19.  Andrew J. Hoyt, b. 22 Jan. 1864, m. Sarah Jane Myers, 16 Aug. 1893, d. 2 June 1920.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN H. GRAVES (2) AND MARY J. PARKER

Charles F. Graves (6) was born 21 April 1856 in Fond du Lac Co., WI, and died in Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN.  He first married Josephine E. Dickey, daughter of Jacob Dickey and Rhoda E. Vancil, about 1880.  She was born 17 Oct. 1861 in Circleville, Tazewell Co., IL.  They were in the 1900 census for Wasioja, Dodge Co., MN, when he was a cooper.  They divorced before the 1910 census, when she was listed in Wasioja, Dodge Co., MN, working as a cook, with her youngest 4 children.  All their children were born in MN.  She married second John Denny in 1911 in Steele Co., MN.  He was born 6 Feb. 1836 in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY, and died 13 July 1921 in Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN.

Charles married second Elizabeth B. Kirschman, daughter of Phillip Kirschman and Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1885 in SD.  Later, perhaps after Charles died, Elizabeth married Mr. Reid, who died about 1910 in Jamestown, ND, Mr. Cooper, who was missing in action (MIA) in World War I, and Harry Amazon, who died in 1949 in Bismarck, Burleigh Co., ND.  All the children of Charles by both wives were born in MN.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves, by Josephine E. Dickey

+20.  Charles Elwood Graves, b. 12 April 1882, m. Mary A. Gallagher, d. 22 May 1960.

  21.  Mary M. Graves, b. Sept. 1884.

  22.  Claud H. Graves, b. March 1887.  Carpenter in 1910.

  23.  Inez F. Graves, b. Oct. 1892.

  24.  Ester (or Katie) V. Graves, b. Dec. 1899, d. 26 Feb. 1977 (San Diego, San Diego Co., CA).

  25.  Frank R. Graves, b.c. 1903.

Children – Graves, by Elizabeth B. Kirschman

  26.  Charles Henry (“Dutch”) Graves, b. 1 April 1905.

  27.  Earl Raymond Graves, b. 10 Aug. 1906, d. 18 Dec. 1960.

 

Uriah Sylvester Graves (12) was born in Oct. 1867 and died 4 June 1956, both in MN.  He married Ida Idealia Heaton.  She was born about 1875 in WI, and died in 1958 in Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN.  They were in the 1900 census for Wasioja Twp., Dodge Co., MN.  They were in the 1910 census for Claremont Twp., Dodge Co., MN.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in MN.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

+28.  Harry Jay Graves, b. Sept. 1896, m. Mable Dahle, c. 1919, d. 1968.

  29.  Wilma B. Graves, b. Sept. 1899, d. 18 Nov. 1991 (Minneapolis, MN).

  30.  Beatrice Graves, b.c. 1904.

 

CHILDREN OF MARY HOYT (3) AND HENRY HOYT

Mary Hoyt (15) was born 10 April 1849 (or 1847) in WI, and died 25 Aug. 1929 in Mount Morris, Ogle Co., IL.  She first married Gilbert Peeso.  He was born about 1817 in Greenwich, Hampshire Co., MA, and died about 1881 in Drammen, Eau Claire Co., WI.  She married second Charles Hamilton.  She married third Delos Joseph Forrester on 15 Dec. 1884 in Mondovi, Buffalo Co., WI.  He was born 14 Sept. 1852 in OH, and died 30 Sept. 1919 in Mount Morris, Ogle Co., IL.  All her children were born in WI.  (R‑3)

Children – Peeso

+31.  Nathan G. Peeso, b. 7 Aug. 1867, m. Anna G. Foss, 7 Sept. 1894, d. 10 July 1953.

  32.  Lucy Ann Peeso, b.c. 1869.

  33.  Evaline E. Peeso, b.c. 1874.

Children - Hamilton

+34.  Mariette Hamilton, b.c. 1879, m. Charles M. Bart, 2 Aug. 1896, d.c. 1911.

Children - Forrester

  35.  Cora Forrester, b. Nov. 1888.

 

Frank Hoyt (18) was born in Sept. 1862 in WI.  He married Lena ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1888.  She was born in March 1870 in WI.  Both her parents were born in Norway.  They were in the 1900 census for Drammen, Eau Claire Co., WI, living almost next to his brother Andrew.  Four of their 5 children were living in 1900.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in WI.

Children – Hoyt

  36.  James Hoyt, b. Jan. 1889.

  37.  Myrtle Hoyt, b. Feb. 1892.

  38.  Clifford Hoyt, b. July 1895.

 

Andrew J. Hoyt (19) was born 22 Jan. 1864 in Mondovi, Buffalo Co., WI, and died 2 June 1920 in Rice Lake, Barron Co., WI.  He married Sarah Jane Meyers, daughter of William H. Myers and Elizabeth Philingham, on 16 Aug. 1893 in Mondovi, WI.  She was born 11 April 1867 in Dunkirk, Dane Co., WI, and died 18 May 1934.  They were in the 1900 and 1910 censuses for Drammen, Eau Claire Co., WI.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in WI.  (R‑4)

Children – Hoyt

  39.  Mary Elizabeth Hoyt, b. May 1894, d. 3 April 1935 (Madison, Dane Co., WI).

+40.  Dorphelia (“Dora”) Leona Hoyt, b. Oct. 1896, m. Clifford Frasier.

  41.  Hazel Isabell (“Bell”) Hoyt, b.c. 1901, d. Rice Lake, Barron Co., WI.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF CHARLES F. GRAVES (6)

Charles Elwood Graves (20) was born 12 April 1882 in MN, and died 22 May 1960 in Mower Co., MN.  He married Mary A. Gallagher, daughter of James Gallagher and Kathryn Murry.  She was born 20 May 1894 in Cresco, Howard Co., IA, and died 10 April 1966 in Austin, Mower Co., MN.  They were in the 1920 and 1930 censuses for Austin, Mower Co., MN.  He was a house painter.  All their children were born in MN.  (R‑5)

Children – Graves

  42.  Clarence C. Graves, b.c. 1913.

  43.  Irene M. Graves, b.c. 1914.

  44.  Viola R. Graves, b.c. 1915.

  45.  Doris A. Graves, b.c. Feb. 1918.

  46.  Harold R. (or L.) Graves, b.c. Jan. 1920.

  47.  James F. Graves, b.c. 1921.

  48.  John Thomas (“Jackie”) Graves, b. 12 Sept. 1922, m. Ruth T. Bates, 18 May 1978 (Mower Co., MN), d. 15 Nov. 2005 (Austin, Mower Co., MN).  She was b.c. 1919.  They divorced 18 June 1981 in Dodge Co., MN.  He was a boxing legend in Austin, MN, was considered one of the top 10 boxers in the world, and was the second-ranked featherweight boxer behind Willie Pep in 1946.  For more information about him, see the April 2012 newspaper article on the Graves Family Association website.

  49.  Clara W. Graves, b.c. 1926.

  50.  child

 

CHILDREN OF URIAH S. GRAVES (12) AND IDA I. HEATON

Harry Jay Graves (28) was born in Sept. 1896 in MN, and died in 1968 in LaCrosse Co., WI.  He married Mable Dahle about 1919.  She was born about 1897 in MN.  They were in the 1930 census for Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN., when he was a truck driver for a laundry, and her brother Arthur was living with them  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

+51.  Sidney Allen Graves, b. Oct. 1920, m. Betty Valeria Dellwo, d. Feb. 2004.

 

CHILDREN OF MARY HOYT (15)

Nathan G. Peeso (31) was born 7 Aug. 1867 in WI, and died 10 July 1953 in Eau Claire Co., WI.  He married Anna G. Foss, daughter of Anton Foss and Katherine A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 7 Sept. 1894.  She was born in April 1873 in WI, and died 31 Dec. 1959 in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI.  They were in the 1910 and 1920 censuses for Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI.  Her parents were living with them in 1920, when he was a coach cleaner for the railroad.  All their children were born in WI, at least the first 2 in Eau Claire Co.  (R‑3)

Children – Peeso

+52.  Sara Frances Peeso, b. 12 Feb. 1896, m. John Jacobson, 10 Aug. 1914, d. 6 June 1977.

+53.  Nathan A. Peeso, b. 11 Dec. 1898, m. Dollie E. Regli, d. 1957.

  54.  Margaret A. Peeso, b.c. 1903.

  55.  Aloyysius S. Peeso, b. 25 Dec. 1907, m. Irene A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 30 Nov. 1972 (WI).  She was b. 25 Dec. 1904 and d. 23 Oct. 1941.

  56.  Beatrice E. Peeso, b. 27 June 1909.

  57.  Clare P. (“Carl”) Peeso, b.c. 1911, d. 1930 (Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI).

 

Mariette Hamilton (34) was born about 1879 in WI, and died about 1911.  She married Charles M.Bart on 2 Aug. 1896 in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI.  He was born about 1873 in WI.  All their children were born in WI.  (R‑3)

Children – Bart

  58.  Mary E. Bart, b.c. 1899.

  59.  Eugene M. Bart, b.c. 1900.

  60.  Alice R. Bart, b.c. 1901.

 

CHILDREN OF ANDREW J. HOYT (19) AND SARAH J. MYERS

Dorphelia (“Dora”) Leona Hoyt (40) was born in Oct. 1896 in WI.  She married Clifford Frasier, son of Daniel B. Frasier and Rosetta ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  He was born about 1897 in WI.  They were in the 1930 census for Rice Lake, Barron Co., WI, when he was a building painter.  All their children were born in WI.  (R‑4)

Children – Frasier

  61.  Harold Frasier, b.c. 1917.

  62.  Adaline Frasier, b.c. 1922.

  63.  Donald Frasier, b.c. 1925.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY J. GRAVES (28) AND MABLE DAHLE

Sidney Allen Graves (51) was born in Oct. 1920 in MN, and died in Feb. 2004 in LaCrosse Co., WI.  He married Betty Valeria Dellwo.  She was born in Nov. 1920 in ID, and died in Sept. 2006 in LaCrosse Co., WI.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

+64.  daughter

+65.  son

+66.  daughter

 

CHILDREN OF NATHAN G. PEESO (31) AND ANNA G. FOSS

Sara (“Sadie”) Frances Peeso (52) was born 12 Feb. 1896 in Eau Claire Co., WI, and died 6 June 1977.  She married John Jacobson on 10 Aug. 1914.  He was born about 1895 in Norway.  They were in the 1930 census for Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI, when he was a tire builder in a rubber plant.  (R‑3)

Children – Jacobson

  67.  Frances Jacobson, b.c. 1916.

  68.  George Jacobson, b.c. 1919.

  69.  Herman Jacobson, b.c. 1921, d. 1927.

  70.  daughter

 

Nathan A. Peeso (53) was born 11 Dec. 1898 in Eau Claire Co., WI, and died in 1957.  He married Dollie E. Regli, daughter of Emil Regli and Mary Grosswiler.  She was born 11 Feb. 1902 and died 16 Nov. 1981, both in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI.  (R‑3)

Children – Peeso

  71.  Eugene K. Peeso, b. 27 Feb. 1922 (Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI), m. Frances Pauline Stark, 16 Jan. 1945 (Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI), d. 1 Oct. 2010 (Eau Claire Co., WI).  She was b. 3 Aug. 1924 in Livingston Co., IL, and d. 9 Dec. 2006 in Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI, daughter of Louis Stark and Pauline Strawgish.  1 dau.

 

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