Revised 14 Dec. 1991, Gen. 230

 

DESCENDANTS OF JAMES GREAVES OF HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

James Greaves (1) first married Sarah ------. He lived in Hitchtown and was a gardener. He was buried 26 July 1767. Sarah secondly married Daniel Tidd on 23 May 1779 at St. Pauls Walden, Hertfordshire, England. Their first child was baptized in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire, and the others in St. Pauls Walden.

James Greaves was probably the one baptized privately at St. Pauls Walden parish church at 1-1/2 years of age on 24 March 1725, son of James and Sarah Graves. (R-1)

Children - Greaves

2. Lucia Greaves, bapt. 26 Aug. 1744 , bur. 2 June 1750 (St. Pauls Walden).

+3. John Greaves, bapt. 19 Jan. 1752, m(1) Ann Chalkley, 6 Jan. 1776, m(2) Martha Camp, 1 March 1784, bur. 1 Feb. 1792.

4. Anna Maria Greaves, bapt. 8 Dec. 1754, bur. 19 Nov. 1756 (St. Pauls Walden).

5. Lucy Greaves, bapt. 27 June 1756, bur. 27 Nov. 1756 (St. Pauls Walden).

6. Hannah Greaves, bapt. 4 Dec. 1757.

7. daughter, not baptized, bur. 3 Feb. 1763.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES GREAVES (1) AND SARAH ------

John Greaves (3) was baptized 19 Jan. 1752 in St. Pauls Walden, Hertfordshire, and was buried 1 Feb. 1792 in Kings Walden. He first married Ann Chalkley on 6 Jan. 1776 in Kings Walden. She was from Bendish, and was buried 28 Feb. 1782. He secondly married Martha Camp on 1 March 1784 in Kings Walden. After John's death, she secondly married Samuel Hare on 10 Aug. 1802 in St. Pauls Walden.

All children by John's first wife were baptized in St. Pauls Walden, and all by his second wife were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Greaves, by Ann Chalkley

8. Sarah Greaves, bapt. 22 Dec. 1776.

9. Anna Maria Greaves, bapt. 14 March 1779, bur. 10 June 1779 (Kings Walden).

Children - Greaves, by Martha Camp

+10. William Greaves, bapt. 6 June 1784, m. Harriet Harwood, 16 Nov. 1805, bur. 25 Oct. 1859.

11. Lucy Greaves, bapt. 26 Feb. 1786.

+12. Ann Greaves, bapt. 27 Jan. 1788, m. James Hill, 9 Oct. 1806, bur. 10 June 1849.

+13. John Greaves, bapt. 18 April 1790, m. Harriet ------.

14. Martha Greaves, bapt. 18 April 1790, m. John Ketchear, 28 June 1815 (Kings Walden), bur. 24 Nov. 1844 (Kings Walden).

15. Charlotte Greaves, bapt. 5 Aug. 1792, bur. 27 Feb. 1793 (Kings Walden).

16. Hester Greaves, bapt. 5 Aug. 1792, bur. 17 May 1793 (Kings Walden).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GREAVES (3)

William Graves (or Greaves) (10) was bapt. 6 June 1784 and was buried 25 Oct. 1859 at 77 years of age, both in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. He married Harriet Harwood on 16 Nov. 1805 in Luton, Bedfordshire. She was buried 16 May 1861 at the age of 77. At least their last 4 children were born in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

17. Thomas Graves, bapt. 9 Oct. 1806 (Kings Walden), bur. 25 Dec. 1829 (Kings Walden).

+18. Charlotte Graves, bapt. 17 April 1808, m(1) Henry Angel, 24 May 1829, m(2) ------ Ainsworth, m(3) Thomas Simmonds, 6 Aug. 1848.

+19. William Graves, bapt. 3 Oct. 1813, m. Eliza Giddens, 4 Feb. 1836, bur. 24 April 1853.

20. Hannah Graves, bapt. 24 Dec. 1814, bur. 28 Dec. 1815 (Kings Walden).

+21. Philip Graves, bapt. 12 May 1816, m. Alice Angel, 4 Feb. 1843.

+22. Samuel Graves, bapt. 27 June 1819, m. Sophia Roads, 24 April 1842.

23. Joseph Graves, bapt. 17 June 1821.

24. Abraham Graves, bapt. 4 Jan. 1824, m. Mary Carter, 31 Dec. 1845. No children.

25. Eli Graves, bapt. 28 Aug. 1825, bur. 14 Oct. 1818.

 

Ann Greaves (or Graves) (12) was baptized 27 Jan. 1788 and was buried 10 June 1849, both in Kings Walden. She married James Hill on 9 Oct. 1806 in Kings Walden. He was buried 30 July 1833 in Kings Walden. All their children were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Hill

26. Frederick Hill, bapt. 17 April 1808, m. Charlotte Myers, 23 Jan. 1836 (Kimpton).

+27. David Hill, bapt. 22 May 1810, m. Mary ------.

28. Hannah Hill, bapt. 20 Sept. 1815, m. Edward Bates, 25 Aug. 1838 (Kings Walden).

29. Elizabeth Hill, bapt. 4 Oct. 1818, bur. 11 Dec. 1832 (Kings Walden, age 14 years).

+30. Henry Hill, bapt. 16 June 1822, m. Martha ------.

 

John Graves (or Greaves) (13) was baptized 18 April 1790 in Kings Walden. He married Harriet ------. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+31. John Graves, bapt. 25 Dec. 1810, m. Sophia Butterfield, 29 May 1833, bur. 14 Nov. 1887.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (10) AND HARRIET HARWOOD

Charlotte Graves (18) was baptized 17 April 1808. She first married Henry Angel on 24 May 1829 in Kings Walden. He died before 5 June 1842, when she had her daughter Alice baptized, and was recorded as widow. She secondly married ------ Ainsworth in Kings Walden. She thirdly married Thomas Simmonds on 6 Aug. 1848 in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Angel

+32. Charles Angel, bapt. 25 April 1830, m. Mary ------.

+33. Eli Angel, bapt. 9 Sept. 1832, m. Ann ------.

+34. Charlotte Angel, bapt. 2 Nov. 1834, m. Alfred Penntter, 18 Sept. 1858.

35. Lucy Angel, bapt. 9 July 1837 (Kings Walden).

36. Eliza Melinda Angel, bapt. 1 Nov. 1840, m. Samuel Henman, 24 Dec. 1860 (Kings Walden).

+37. Alice Angel, bapt. 5 June 1842, m. Eli Mardle, 1863.

38. William Chapman (son of Charlotte Angel, widow), bapt. 2 Feb. 1845 (Kings Walden).

 

William Graves (19) was baptized 3 Oct. 1813, and was buried 24 April 1853 in Kings Walden. He married Eliza Giddens of Breachwood Green on 4 Feb. 1836 in Kings Walden. She was buried 21 Oct. 1866 at age 57 in Kings Walden. All their children were baptized and married in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

39. Emma Graves, bapt. 26 Aug. 1838, m. John Scott, 1 Feb. 1857.

+40. Harriet Graves, bapt. 14 April 1841, m. Joseph Wood, 28 Jan. 1865.

41. Julia Graves, bapt. 7 Jan. 1844, m. James Dollimore, 18 May 1862.

+42. Mary Ann Graves, bapt. 4 Oct. 1846, m. James Sivley, 4 Aug. 1866.

43. Joseph Graves, bapt. 4 Nov. 1849.

 

Philip Graves (21) was baptized 12 May 1816. He married Alice Angel on 4 Feb. 1843 in Kings Walden. All their children were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

44. Eliza Graves, bapt. 6 Aug. 1848, m. George Young, 29 June 1867.

45. Jane Graves, bapt. 10 Feb. 1856, m. Samuel Lawrence, 1 July 1882 (Kings Walden).

46. Elizabeth Graves, bapt. 12 Feb. 1860.

 

Samuel Graves (22) was baptized 27 June 1819 in Kings Walden. He married Sophia Roads on 24 April 1842 in Kings Walden. All their children were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+47. Thomas Graves, bapt. 7 Aug. 1842, m. Charlotte Monk, 3 Oct. 1868.

48. Henry Graves, bapt. 27 Feb. 1844, bur. 3 March 1844 (at 6 wks., of Breachwood Green, Kings Walden).

49. Sarah Graves, bapt. 5 Sept. 1847.

50. William Graves, bapt. 5 Nov. 1854.

51. Lucy (or Louisa) Graves, bapt. 13 July 1856.

 

CHILDREN OF ANN GRAVES (12) AND JAMES HILL

David Hill (27) was baptized 22 May 1810 in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. He married Mary ------. (R-1)

Children - Hill

52. James Hill, b. 1834.

53. Elizabeth ("Betsy") Hill, b. 1835, m. James Robottam, 22 Aug. 1853 (Kings Walden).

+54. Frederick Hill, b. 1837, m. Sarah Hammett (?).

+55. Daniel Hill, b. 1844, m. Jane ------.

 

Henry Hill (30) was baptized 16 June 1822 in Kings Walden. He married Martha ------. (R-1)

Children - Hill

56. Susan Hill, b. 1848.

57. David Hill, b. 1849.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (13) AND HARRIET ------

John Graves (31) was baptized 25 Dec. 1810 and was buried 14 Nov. 1887, both in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. He married Sophia Butterfield on 29 May 1833 in Kings Walden. She was buried 2 March 1882 at the age of 73 in Kings Walden. All their children were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+58. Louisa Graves, bapt. 24 Nov. 1833, m. George Desborough, 1 May 1858, bur. 20 Feb. 1917.

59. Mary Ann Graves, bapt. 6 March 1837, bur. 24 July 1851 (14 years of age, Lilley Bottom, Kings Walden).

+60. Charlotte Graves, bapt. 7 Nov. 1841, m. Charles Hill, 28 Jan. 1865.

61. Ellen Graves, bapt. 2 June 1844.

62. Eliza Graves, bapt. 7 March 1847, m. James Clark, 26 Oct. 1872 (Kings Walden).

+63. Alice Graves, bapt. 6 April 1851, m. Jesse Walker, 22 June 1873.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF CHARLOTTE GRAVES (18) AND HENRY ANGEL

Charles Angel (32) was baptized 25 April 1830 in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. He was a hurdle maker (fence maker?) and grocer. He married Mary ------. (R-1)

Children - Angel

64. Louisa Angel, b. 1855.

65. Emily Angel, b. 1858, m. Henry Swain, 22 April 1883 (Kings Walden).

66. Albert Angel, b. 1863.

67. Edwin Angel, b. 1867, m. Martha Hill, 4 March 1886 (Kings Walden).

68. Elliss Angel, b. 1869.

69. Ruth E. Angel, b. 1871.

70. Helen Angel, b. 1873.

71. Peter Angel, b. 1876.

 

Eli Angel (33) was baptized 9 Sept. 1832 in Kings Walden. He married Ann ------. (R-1)

Children - Angel

72. Henry Angel, b. 1854, died young.

73. Catherine Angel, b. 1857, bapt. 10 July 1864 (Kings Walden, age 10 years?).

74. Frederick Angel, b. 1860, bapt. 10 July 1864 (Kings Walden, age 4 years).

75. Melinda Angel, bapt. 10 July 1864 (Kings Walden).

76. Hepbzibey (?) Angel, bapt. 10 Oct. 1866.

77. Joseph Angel, b. 1870.

78. Gertrude Angel, b. 1872.

 

Charlotte Angel (34) was baptized 2 Nov. 1834 in Kings Walden. She married Alfred Penntter (or Punter) on 18 Sept. 1858 in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Penntter

79. Mary Ann Penntter, b. 1859.

80. Henry Penntter, b. 1860.

 

Alice Angel (37) was baptized 5 June 1842 in Kings Walden, daughter of Charlotte Angel, widow. Therefore, Henry Angel must have died by this time. Alice married Eli Mardle in 1863 in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Mardle

81. Matilda Mardle, b. 1857.

82. Emma Mardle, b. 1859.

83. Ada Mardle, b. 1860.

84. Phineas (?) Mardle, b. 1865.

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (19) AND ELIZA GIDDENS

Harriet Graves (40) was baptized 14 April 1841 in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. She married Joseph Wood on 28 Jan. 1865. He was a gardener. (R-1)

Children - Wood

85. George Wood, b. 1865, m. Kate Fitzjohn, 24 April 1886 (Kings Walden).

86. James Joseph Wood, b. 1868, m. Mary Jane Eldren, 30 March 1891 (Kings Walden). She was bur. 28 Dec. 1936 (age 65 years).

87. Ellen Agnes (or Lillian) Wood, b. 1870.

88. Leah Wood, b. 1879, bapt. 15 Aug. 1886 (Kings Walden), m. William Lindop, 2 April 1902 (Kings Walden).

89. Bernard Edwin Wood, bapt. 15 Aug. 1886 (Kings Walden).

90. Cyril Ernest Wood, bapt. 15 Aug. 1886 (Kings Walden).

 

Mary Ann Graves (42) was baptized 4 Oct. 1846. She married James Sivley (or Sibley) on 4 Aug. 1866 in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Sivley

91. Arthur Sivley, bapt. 11 Aug. 1867 (Kings Walden), bur. 6 May 1867 (Kings Walden, age 3 years).

92. Emily ("Emma") Sivley, bapt. 21 Nov. 1869.

93. Rosa Sivley, b. 1880.

 

CHILDREN OF PHILIP GRAVES (21) AND ALICE ANGEL

Eliza Graves (30) was baptized 6 Aug. 1848 in Kings Walden. She married George Young on 29 June 1867 in Kings Walden. He was a milkman. (R-1)

Children - Young

94. William Young, b. 1867, m. Louisa Mardle, 24 Oct. 1887 (Kings Walden).

95. Ellis Young, b. 1870.

96. Alice Louisa Young, b. 10 Aug. 1873, m. Frederick Day, 10 Oct. 1896 (Kings Walden), bur. 12 Sept. 1928 (age 56 years).

97. Archibald Young

 

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL GRAVES (22) AND SOPHIA ROADS

Thomas Graves (47) was baptized 7 Aug. 1842 in Kings Walden. He married Charlotte Monk 3 Oct. 1868. All their children were baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Graves

98. Harry Graves, b. 1870, bapt. 1871.

99. Annie Graves, b.c. 1877, bapt. 6 March 1887 (at age 10), m. Anselmo Tongi (or Togni?), 18 May 1910 (Kings Walden).

100. Minnie Graves, b.c. 1880, bapt. 6 March 1887 (at age 7), m. Charles George Butterfield, 2 June 1900 (St. Pauls Walden).

101. Timothy Graves, b.c. 1883, bapt. 6 March 1887 (at age 4).

102. Lily Hilda Graves, b.c. 1884-5, bapt. 6 March 1887 (at age 2 or 3), m. Alfred William Pile, 12 Aug. 1908 (Kings Walden).

103. Louisa Graves, bapt. 6 March 1887 (age 4 months).

104. Ruth Graves, bapt. 11 Aug. 1889.

 

CHILDREN OF DAVID HILL (27) AND MARY ------

Frederick Hill (54) was born in 1837. He married Sarah Hammett (?). (R-1)

Children - Hill

105. James Hill, b. 1860.

106. Charles Hill, b. 1862.

107. Rosa Hill, b. 1864.

108. Ebenezer Hill, b. 1866.

 

Daniel Hill (55) was born in 1844. He married Jane ------. (R-1)

Children - Hill

109. Arthur Hill, b. 1874.

110. Elizabeth Hill, b. 1876.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (31) AND SOPHIA BUTTERFIELD

Louisa Graves (58) was baptized 24 Nov. 1833 in Kings Walden, and was buried 20 Feb. 1917 in Edworth, Bedfordshire. She married George Desborough on 1 May 1858 in Kings Walden. Her first child, listed below, was born out of wedlock, and was baptized at Kings Walden. All the others were baptized in Edworth, Bedfordshire, England. (R-1)

Children - Graves/Desborough

+111. James George Desborough Graves, b. 16 Dec. 1856, m. Margaret Ann Welford, 23 March 1880, bur. 23 Nov. 1939.

112. Betsy Desborough, bapt. 3 April 1859, m. ------ Disbeny (?).

113. Eliza Desborough, bapt. 6 May 1860, bur. 1 March 1884 (Highlands, Shefford, England, age 24).

114. William Desborough, bapt. 30 June 1861.

115. Edward Desborough, b. 11 Nov. 1862, m. Eliza Deverenx.

116. Alfred Desborough, b. 28 Feb. 1864 (Edworth), bapt. 22 May 1864.

117. Emily Desborough, b. 10 Oct. 1865, bapt. 28 Jan. 1866, bur. 6 Aug. 1886 (age 20).

118. John Desborough, b. 6 March 1868, bapt. 26 April 1868.

119. Annie Desborough, b. 4 May 1870, bapt. 5 July 1870, m. John William Knight, 16 Nov. 1896.

120. Thomas Desborough, b. 4 Oct. 1871, bapt. 27 April 1872.

121. Lizzie Desborough, b. 17 March 1874, bapt. 26 July 1874, m. Tom Bean, 27 July 1911 (Edworth).

122. Martha Desborough, b. 13 Dec. 1875, bapt. 2 April 1876.

123. Albert Desborough, b. 11 Aug. 1877, bapt. 28 Oct. 1877.

 

Charlotte Graves (60) was baptized 7 Nov. 1841 in Kings Walden. She married Charles Hill on 28 Jan. 1865 in Kings Walden. He was a cowman (took care of cows - perhaps a herdsman or a dairy farmer). All their children were born or baptized in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Hill

124. Albert Hill, bapt. 14 July 1867.

125. Herbert Hill, bapt. 9 May 1869, died young.

126. Rose Hill, bapt. 14 Aug. 1870.

127. Evelyn Hill, bapt. 11 Aug. 1872.

128. Rhoda Hill, bapt. 9 Aug. 1874, died young.

129. Ellis Hill, bapt. 26 July 1885.

130. George Hill, bapt. 26 July 1885.

 

Alice Graves (63) was baptized 6 April 1851 in Kings Walden. She married Jesse Walker on 22 June 1873 in Kings Walden. All their children were born in Kings Walden. (R-1)

Children - Walker

131. Alfred Walker, b. 9 Aug. 1874.

132. John Walker, b. 10 June 1877.

133. Eliza Walker, b. 10 June 1877.

134. Louisa Walker, b. 29 June 1879.

135. Charlotte Walker, b. 30 July 1882.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF LOUISA GRAVES (58) AND GEORGE DESBOROUGH

James George Desborough Graves (111) was born 16 Dec. 1856 out of wedlock in Lilley Bottom, Kings Walden, Hertfordshire, was baptized 14 March 1858 in Kings Walden, and was buried 23 Nov. 1939 in Weymouth, Dorset, England. He married Margaret Ann Welford on 23 March 1880 at the Registrar Office, Hartlepool, Durham. Most of their children seem to have been born in either Hartlepool or West Hartlepool, Durham, England. (R-1)

Children - Graves

136. Mary Ellen Graves, b. 10 March 1881 (Hartlepool, Durham).

137. Eliza Graves, b. 21 Jan. 1883 (Hartlepool, Durham).

138. William George Graves, b. 18 June 1884, m. Emily Wilson McKinley, 23 Dec. 1905 (West Hartlepool, Durham), d. 25 Sept. 1915 (Loos, Belgium, serving in WW I).

+139. Lylia Graves, m. George Bolton, 19 Feb. 1906, d. 1960's.

140. Jessie Louisa Graves, b. 11 Sept. 1885 (West Hartlepool, Durham), m. Norman Holloway, 12 Jan. 1929 (Middlesex), d. 2 Oct. 1969 (Weymouth). No children.

+141. Ada Mary Graves, b. 20 May 1887, m. James Waites, 24 March 1913, d. 21 May 1939.

142. James Welford Graves, b. 5 Aug. 1888 (West Hartlepool, Durham).

+143. Annie Graves, b. 14 March 1890, m. Harold Hancock, 22 Dec. 1911, d. 22 Nov. 1976.

+144. Robert Bousfield Welford Graves, b. 17 May 1892, m. Beatrice Williams, 19 Nov. 1930, d. 15 Feb. 1968.

145. George Graves, b. 20 July 1894, immigrated to Australia in 1930, m. widow. No children.

146. Ellen Graves, b. 3 Feb. 1897 (West Hartlepool, Durham), m. Joseph ("Mac") McNeil, 24 Dec. 1928 (Galing), d. 1980 (London, England). No children.

147. Edward Victor Graves, b. 6 July 1899 (West Hartlepool, Durham), immigrated to Australia in 1930, m. widow. No children.

 

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