Rev. 16 Sept. 2012, Gen. 259

 

DESCENDANTS OF DOCTOR GRAVES AND MARY ------ OF FAYETTEVILLE, FAYETTE CO., GA

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Doctor (“Dock”) Graves (1) was born in Nov. 1838 in GA.  He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born in May 1850 in GA.  They were in the 1880 and 1900 censuses for Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA.  They couldn’t be found in the 1870 census.  Six of their 8 children were still living in 1900.  His occupation was listed as a laborer in 1880 and a farmer in 1900.  They and their children were listed as black (or negro) in all the censuses through 1930.  All their children were born in GA.

In 1880 they were living next to the white family of John and Suky Graves.  This was the John Graves who married Susan Cleckler of genealogy 270.  If they have European Graves ancestry, it is most likely to be from genealogy 270.

Children - Graves

+2.   Jesse Graves, b. Oct. 1864, m. Katie (or Callie) Turner, c. 1895.

    3.  Henrietta Graves, b.c. 1866.

+4.   Richard A. Graves, b.c. 1869, m. Mary B. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1893.

    5.  Benjamin Graves, b.c. 1871.  Not found in 1900 census.

    6.  Louisa Graves, b. May 1874.

+7.   David Wyatt Graves, b. June 1877, m. Laura Idella Glover.

    8.  John G. Graves, b. April 1881.  He was in the 1910 census for Tennille, Washington Co., GA, living as a boarder, working as a clerk with railroad mail.

 

GENERATION 2

 

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

Jesse Graves (2) was born in Oct. 1864 in GA.  He married Katie (or Callie) Turner about 1895.  She was born in Dec. 1878 in GA.  They were in the 1900 census for Macon Co., GA, living with her mother, Susan Turner.  They were in the 1910 census for Calhoun Co., GA, when all 4 of their children were still living.  He was a teacher in 1900 and 1910.  All their children were born in GA.

Children – Graves

    9.      Benjamin (“Ben”) J. Graves, b. Oct. 1896.

    10.   Susannah (or Susan Ann) Graves, b. July 1899.

    11.   Jessie B. Graves, b.c. 1906.

    12.   Richard Graves, b.c. 1909.

 

Richard (or Richmond) A. (or O.) Graves (4) was born in Aug. 1868 in GA.  He first married Mary B. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1893.  She was born in Feb. 1869 in GA.  They were in the 1900 census for Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA, living very near his brother Wyatt.  He married second Ella ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1910.  She was born about 1872 in NC, and died before the 1920 census.  They were in the 1910 census for Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.  He was in the 1920 census for Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, widowed.  He apparently had no children by his second wife.  He was a teacher in 1900, and a mail carrier for the post office in 1910.  He was an insurance agent for an insurance company in 1920.  All his children were born in GA.

Children – Graves

    13.   Annie Mae Graves, b. July 1893.

    14.   Madeline (“Mattie”) M. Graves, b. Sept. 1894.

    15.   Lavinia (or Lorena) L. Graves, b. Sept. 1897.

    16.   Richard S. Graves, b. May 1899.

    17.   Azalia (or Zalia) L. Graves, b.c. 1902.

    18.   Louis (or Lewis) J. Graves, b.c. 1904.

    19.   Romas (or Romeo) Z. Graves, b.c. 1907.

 

David Wyatt Graves (7) was born in June 1877 in GA.  He married Laura Idella Glover, daughter of Charlie Glover, about 1898.  She was born 16 June 1917, and died in Dec. 1979.  They were in the 1900 through 1940 censuses for Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA.  He was a teacher in 1900, a plumber in 1920, a plumber and electrician in 1930, and a plumber in 1940.  All their children were born in GA.

Children – Graves

+20.   Ulysses M. Graves, b. 5 Feb. 1901, m. M. Ruth ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1926, d. May 1972.

+21.   Rathelia J. Graves, b.c. 1904, m. Robert Wilborn, c. 1923.

    22.   M. Latrelle Graves, b.c. 1916.

    23.   David Wyatt Graves, Jr., b.c. Oct. 1919.

    24.   Glover Raymond Graves, b.c. 1924.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF D. WYATT GRAVES (7) AND L. IDELLA GLOVER

Ulysses M. Graves was born 5 Feb. 1901 in GA.  He married M. Ruth ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1926.  She was born about 1907 in GA.  They were in the 1930 and 1940 censuses for Fayetteville, Fayette Co., GA, living next to his parents.  He was an assistant plumber.  All their children were born in GA.

Children – Graves

    25.   Robert Graves, b.c. 1931.

    26.   Dorothy Graves, b.c. 1932.

 

Rathelia J. Graves (21) was born about 1904 in GA or AL.  She married Robert Wilborn about 1923.  He was born about 1900 in GA.  They were in the 1930 census for Clayton Co., GA, when he was a bagging mender in a bagging factory.  They were in the 1940 census for Janesboro, Clayton Co., GA, at 94 Jail Hill, when he was a truck driver, and she was a wash woman.  All their children were born in GA.

Children – Wilborn

    27.   Lynconia Wilborn, b.c. 1924.

    28.   Robert G. Wilborn, b.c. Feb. 1925.

    29.   Walter C. Wilborn, b.c. 1927.

    30.   Thadese G. Wilborn, b.c. April 1929.

    31.   Alfred Wilborn, b.c. 1931.

    32.   Virginia Wilborn, b.c. 1933.

 

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