Rev. 3 March 1998, Gen. 351

 

DESCENDANTS OF PETER KILTS GRAVES AND LUCY AN SHEAR

OF NY & WI

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Peter Kilts Graves (1) was born 13 Jan. 1807 in NY state, and died 3 March 1868 in Muskego, Waukesha Co., WI. He married Lucy An Shear (note only one "n" in her middle name), daughter of (John) Smith Shear and Polly Martha Handy, on 2 Jan. 1834. She was born 3 March 1819 (or 1818), and died 9 Oct. 1889 in Muskego, WI. They were both buried in Rural Home Cem., Big Bend, WI. Information on Peter, Lucy, and their children is from the Graves-Hotelling-Sorenson family Bible. (R-1)

Children - Graves

2. An Margaret Graves, b. 19 Feb. 1835.

3. Catherine Elizabeth Graves, b. 12 Sept. 1836.

+4. William Joseph Graves, b. 28 Aug. 1838, m. Mary Jane Hart.

5. Charles Lorenze Graves, b. 3 Dec. 1840.

6. Alexander Hamilton Graves, b. 5 Sept. 1842.

7. Mary A. Graves, b. 18 Jan. 1845.

8. Charlotte M. Graves, b. 10 Jan. 1848.

9. J. A. Graves, b. 1850.

10. Helen J. Graves, b. 28 March 1850.

11. Lois C. Graves, b. 22 Sept. 1853.

+12. Lucy An Graves, b. 5 Aug. 1859, m. Stephen Joseph Hotelling, 5 Sept. 1875, d. 14 May 1940.

13. Benjamin S. Graves, b. 14 Nov. 1863, d. 3 Sept. 1864.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF PETER K. GRAVES (1) AND LUCY A. SHEAR

William Joseph Graves (4) was born 28 Aug. 1838. He married Mary Jane Hart. She was born about 1839. They moved from WI to MN and lived in Kennebec Co., MN. (R-2, R-3)

Children - Graves

+14. Arthur Robert Graves, b. 1861, m. Anna Victoria Anderson, d. 30 Nov. 1918.

15. Sarah Catherine Graves

16. Louise Graves

+17. William Henry Graves, b. 1864, m. ------.

18. Francis Curtis Graves, b. 1864, d. 1864.

19. Agnes Mary Graves, b. 1866.

20. Algie Graves, b. 1869.

21. Anna Graves

+22. Frank Graves, b. 1875, m. ------.

+23. Lewis Graves, b. 1877, m. ------.

24. John Graves, b. 1879 (MN). He changed his last name to Sevarg (Graves spelled backwards), and moved to Seattle, WA.

+25. George Rollins Graves, b. 6 Dec. 1886, m. Mary Christina Thorene.

 

Lucy Agnes (or An) Graves (12) was born 5 Aug. 1859 in Muskego, Waukesha Co., WI, and died 14 May 1940. She married Steven (or Stephen) Joseph Hotelling, son of Stephen Joseph Hotelling and Malinda Aldeich, on 5 Sept. 1875 in Waukesha, WI, ceremony performed by Rev. A. T. Burnell. He was born 20 Sept. 1852 in Columbus Co., WI, and died 8 Feb. 1937 in New Berlin, WI. They were both buried in Sunnyside Cem., New Berlin, WI. Their first 3 children were born in New Berlin, the fourth in Vernon, the next two in Muskego, and the last 5 in Vernon, all in Waukesha Co., WI. (R-1)

Children - Hotelling

26. Malinda Myrtle Hotelling, b. 4 Nov. 1876, m. John Blott, 29 Jan. 1899, d. 3 Jan. 1962.

27. Nora Mae Hotelling, b. 10 July 1878, m. William Tans, 26 April 1894, d. 31 May 1947.

28. Stephen Jerome Hotelling, b. 10 Sept. 1880, m. Rose Wigginton, 29 Oct. 1902, d. 4 Dec. 1952.

29. Laura Armelia Hotelling, b. 16 Oct. 1882, m. William Markham, 2 Aug. 1899, d. 2 Aug. 1958.

30. Arthur Joseph Hotelling, b. 22 Oct. 1884, m. Alice Hanfort, 30 Sept. 1908, d. 1 Jan. 1964.

+31. Roy Edward Hotelling, b. 24 Sept. 1886, m. Eva Lugena Mohr, 18 May 1906.

32. Olive Mable Hotelling, b. 16 March 1888, m. Orville Ellarson, 6 April 1905.

33. Edna Mildred Hotelling, b. 26 July 1895, m. Stanley Van Kiek, 3 Jan. 1919.

34. Elva Medora Hotelling, b. 20 June 1890, m. Orrin Winchell, 11 June 1914.

+35. Flora Margie Hotelling, b. 10 Dec. 1892, m. Henry August Sorenson, 5 Nov. 1912.

36. Sylvia Henriette Hotelling, b. 5 July 1897, d. 15 April 1898.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM J. GRAVES (4) AND MARY J. HART

Arthur Robert Graves (14) was born about 1881 in Brunswick, MN, died 30 Nov. 1918 in Ashland, Ashland Co., WI, and was buried 4 Dec. 1918 in Cambridge, Isanti Co., MN. He married Anna Victoria Anderson, daughter of Stur Pehr Anderson and Anna Christine Olene. She was born 17 April 1885 in Cambridge, MN, died 17 Dec. 1960 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, and was buried 19 Dec. 1960 in Lutheran Cem., Cambridge, MN. Both their children were born in Minneapolis. (R-2)

Children - Graves

+37. Robert Arthur Graves, b. 16 Nov. 1912, m. Alberta Thompson, d. 5 Dec. 1965.

38. Della Mary Graves, b. 24 Sept. 1906, m. Clarence Floody, 6 Oct. 1923.

 

William Henry Graves (17) was born about 1864, probably in WI. He married ------. (R-2)

Children - Graves

39. Aline Graves

40. Cara Graves

41. Eva Graves

42. Sarah Graves, m. ------ Seashore.

43. Etta Graves

44. Leslie Graves

45. Frances Graves

 

Frank Graves (22) was born about 1875, probably in WI. He married ------. (R-2)

Children - Graves

46. Ruby Graves, m. ------ Howard.

47. Vera Graves

 

Lewis Graves (23) was born about 1877 in MN. He married ------. (R-2)

Children - Graves

48. Claude Graves

49. Clifford Graves; he was a vice-president at Greyhound. Retired to Sun City, AZ. He had family in California.

 

George Rollins Graves (25) was born 6 Dec. 1886 in Kennebec Co., MN. He married Mary Christina Thorene. (R-2, R-3)

Children - Graves

+50. George William Graves, b. 10 Sept. 1905, m. Helen Wentworth, d. 1 Nov. 1989.

+51. Agnes M. Graves

+52. Arthur E. Graves

 

CHILDREN OF LUCY A. GRAVES (12) AND STEPHEN J. HOTELLING

Roy Edward Hotelling (31) was born 24 Sept. 1886 in New Berlin, WI. He married Eva Lugena Mohr on 19 May 1906 in Racine, WI. She was born 18 June 1888 in Racine, WI, and died 1 Dec. 1957 in Waukesha, WI. The children were all living in Muskego, WI in 1971. The first child was born in Racine, WI, the next 4 in Chicago, IL, the next in Kenosha, WI, and the last in Winthrop Harbor, IL. (R-1)

Children - Hotelling

53. Benjamin Edward Hotelling

54. Stanley Earl Hotelling, b. 13 Oct. 1910, d. 10 March 1931.

55. Eugene Lloyd Hotelling, b. 1912, d. 1913.

56. Kenneth Henry Hotelling

57. Mary Joyce Hotelling

58. Verna Lurena Hotelling

59. Betty Margaret Hotelling

 

Flora Margie Hotelling (35) was born 10 Dec. 1892. She married Henry August Sorenson, son of Androw (or Andrew?) Sorenson and Mary Lass, on 5 Nov. 1912 in Waukesha, WI. He was born 5 Nov. 1888 in Vernon, Waukesha Co., WI. They are their children were living in and around Muskego, WI in 1971. (R-1)

Children - Sorenson

60. Eugene Henry Sorenson, b. 13 July 1914 (New Berlin, WI), m. Lillian Smith, 12 Feb. 1938, d. 13 May 1966.

61. Leslie Lloyd Sorenson

62. Doris Erna Sorenson

 

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