Rev. 19 June 2015, Gen. 376

 

DESCENDANTS OF SAM GRAVES AND LILIA ------ OF CASWELL CO., NC

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Sam Graves (1) may have been born about 1810.  He married Lilia (“Tilia” or “Teeley”) ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1810 in NC and was still alive in 1900.  They were listed as the parents of Noel Graves on Noel’s marriage record.  Recorded as ‘Tolah’ Graves on the 1880 census in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC, her age was given as 56.  She lived near her son Noel.  Recorded as Teeley in 1900, she lived in the Alexander Thaxton household with her son Noel’s family.

Children - Graves

+2.   Noel Graves, b. Oct. 1843, m(1) Mary Jones, 5 Jan. 1871, m(2) Nancy Brown, 5 Dec. 1889, d. aft. 1900.

    3.  Samuel (“Sam”) Graves, b.c. 1853, m. Caroline Johnson, 15 Dec. 1913 (Locust Hill, Caswell Co., NC), d. after. 1913.  She was b.c. 1870, daughter of Bill Lea and Caroline ‑‑‑‑‑.  His age was recorded as 50 on his marriage record, but he was listed as 17 on the 1870 census.

    4.  Isham Graves, b.c. 1858 (NC), d. aft. 1880.  Recorded on the 1880 census with brother Noel’s family.  There was a James Graves who died 25 Dec. 1930 in Rockingham Co., NC, whose father was listed as Isham Graves, b. Caswell Co., NC.  It is possible that this was the James Graves, b.c. 1885, NC, in the 1930 census for Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC, with wife Lulu, 26, and dau. Eugene., 10.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF SAM GRAVES (1) AND LILIA ------

Noel Graves (2) was born in Oct. 1843 in NC, and died after 1900.  He was recorded on the 1870 census in Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC; his brother Samuel, age 17, born about 1853 in NC, lived with him.  He first married Mary Jones, daughter of Daniel Jones and Rebecca ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 8 Jan. 1871 in Caswell Co., NC[1].  Mary was born about 1854 in NC, and died between 1880 and 5 Dec. 1889.  This family was recorded on the 1880 census in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC.  He married second Nancy (“Nannie”) Brown, daughter of Peter Brown and Hannah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 5 Dec. 1889, in Caswell Co., NC[2].   She was born in Oct. 1856.  They lived with the Alexander Thaxton family in 1900 in Pelham, NC.  All his children were born in NC.

Children - Graves, by Mary Jones

+5.   George Graves, b. Oct. 1872, m. Georgianna Harrison, 18 April 1892, d. 16 Dec. 1949.

+6.   Rosa B. Graves, b.c. 1873, d. aft. 1910.

    7.  John T. H. Graves, b.c. 1877.

Children - Graves, by Nancy Brown

+8.   Charlie Graves, b. Dec. 1887, m. Dora Norman, 10 June 1908, d. aft. 1940.

    9.  Ella G. Graves, b. Feb. 1897.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF NOEL GRAVES (2)

George Graves (5) was born in Oct. 1872 in NC[3], died 16 Dec. 1949 in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC, and was buried in Red Hill Baptist Church Cem., Bethel, Caswell Co., NC[4].  He married Georgianna Harrison, daughter of Isham Harrison and Mary Price, on 18 April 1892 in Pelham, NC.  She was born about 1873 in NC, and died 28 May 1942 in Pelham NC.  This family was recorded on the 1900 and 1910 censuses in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC; their children were born in NC.  In 1910, Georgianna stated that three of her four children were living.  They were also recorded on the 1930 and 1940 censuses in Pelham, NC.  In 1940, grandchildren John R. Graves, born about 1923, George Graves, born about 1928, and three Henderson grandchildren were recorded with them.  The Henderson grandchildren have not placed with this family yet.

Children - Graves

+10.   Mary Graves, b. April 1890, m. Jimmie Graves Hatchett, c. 1908, d. 24 May 1950.

+11.   Robert Graves, b. March 1892, m. Rachel Davis, 1 Nov. 1911, d. 3 March 1938.

+12.   Rebecca Ann Graves, b. 10 June 1895, m. George Henry Hatchett, 25 Dec. 1911, d. 15 Aug. 1973.

+13.   James Graves, b.c. 1901, m. Louisa Brown, 29 Oct. 1922.

 

Rosa B. Graves (6) was born in Dec. 1873 in NC, and died after 1900.  She and her son were recorded on the 1900 census in the Alexander Thaxton family in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC.

Children - Graves

    14.   John H. Graves, b. Oct. 1896.

 

Charlie (or Charley) Graves (8) was born in Dec. 1887 in NC, and died after 1940.  He married Dora Norman on 10 June 1908 in Danville, VA.  She was born about 1889 in NC.  They were in the 1910 census for Danville, VA.  They were in the 1920, 1930, and 1940 censuses for Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  Their daughter Claudia, married, and a grandson Marcoina Bowe, 8, were living with them in 1940.  He was a laborer in a brickyard in 1910 and 1920, and a laborer on a farm in 1930.

Children - Graves

    15.   Percy L. Graves, b.c. 1905 (NC).

    16.   Francis Graves (daughter), b.c. Sept. 1909 (VA).

    17.   Willie Graves (daughter), b.c. 1912 (VA).

    18.   Sadie Graves, b.c. 1914 (VA).

    19.   Claudia Graves, b.c. 1916 (VA).

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE GRAVES (5) AND GEORGIANNA HARRISON

Mary Graves (10) was born in April 1890 in NC, and died 24 May 1950 in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC[5].  She married Jimmie Graves (“Bud”) Hatchett, son of Tobias (“Bias”) Hatchett and Sarah Pinnix, about 1908.  He was born 7 April 1885 in Caswell Co., NC, and died 2 Jan. 1957 in Providence, Pelham Twp., Caswell Co., NC.[6]  They were buried in Red Hill Baptist Church Cem., Bethel, Caswell Co., NC.  This family was recorded on the 1920 census in Pelham, NC, the 1930 census in Faucette, Alamance Co., NC, and the 1940 census in Locust Hill, Caswell Co., NC; their daughter was born in NC.

Children - Hatchett

    20.   Mary Magdalene Hatchett, b. 15 April 1911, m. James Edward Tackett, 12 Dec. 1926 (Warren, NC), d. 1975.  Both bur. Crestview Memorial Park (South Hill, Mecklenburg Co., VA).

 

Robert Graves (11) was born in March 1892 in NC according to the 1900 census, died 3 March 1938 in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC, and was buried in Red Hill Baptist Church Cem., Bethel, Caswell Co., NC[7].  He married Rachel Davis, daughter of Ned Davis and ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Davis, on 1 Nov. 1911 in Pelham, NC[8].  She was born about 1896  in NC.  This family was recorded on the 1920 census in Pelham, NC; their children were born in NC.

Children - Graves

    21.   Annie F. Graves, b.c. 1914.

    22.   Mary Lizzie Graves, b. 15 April 1915, m. Odell (“Odie”) Yancey, 21 March 1933 (Danville, VA), d. 14 May 1992.  He was b. 24 Jan. 1913 (Caswell Co., NC), son of Alexander (“Doodle”) Yancey and Sallie Cobb, d. 16 July 1973 (Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC).  They were bur. Red Hill Cem.  Six children.

    23.   Viola Graves, b.c. 1919, m. Robert Green Yancey, 17 Nov. 1934 (Danville, VA.  He was b. 7 July 1915, son of Alexander (“Doodle”) Yancey and Sallie Cobb, d. 20 May 1974 (Wayne Co., NC).  Bur. Red Hill Cem.

 

Rebecca (“Beckie”) Ann Graves was born 10 June 1895 in NC, and died 15 Aug. 1973 in Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC[9].  She married George Henry Hatchett, son of Tobias (“Bias”) Hatchett and Sarah Pinnix, on 25 Dec. 1911 in Caswell Co., NC.  He was born 25 Dec. 1889 in NC, and died 2 Nov. 1975 in Brown Summitt, Guilford Co., NC[10].  They were buried in Red Hill Baptist Church Cem., Bethel, Caswell Co., NC.  This family was recorded on the 1920-1940 censuses in Pelham, Caswell Co., NC; their children were born in NC.  Due to an error on the Ancestry.com, several of the children show birth places as Catawba Co., NC; however, they were probably born in Caswell Co., NC.

Children - Hatchett

    24.   Lucy E. Hatchett, b.c. 1911.

    25.   William Thomas Hatchett, b. 8 March 1914, m. Willie Pearl Holloway, 29 Dec. 1932 (Danville, VA), d. 14 June 1967 (Reidsville, NC).  She was b. 21 April 1914, daughter of Junious Holloway and Carrie Bowe, d. 21 Jan. 1968 (Providence, Caswell, NC).  Both bur. Red Hill Cem.

    26.   Charlie Hatchett, b. 25 March 1916 (Catawba Co., NC).

    27.   Ora Lee Hatchett, b. 21 Aug. 1917, m. Dock Henderson, d. 9 Dec. 1985.  Bur. Red Hill Cem.

    28.   Georgianna Graves Hatchett, b. 15 Aug. 1919 (Catawba Co., NC), m. John Eddie McCain, d. 6 Oct. 1996 (Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC).

    29.   Sarah Virginia Hatchett, b. 8 April 1922 (Catawba Co., NC).

    30.   Mary Sue Hatchett, b. 9 Jan. 1925 (Catawba Co., NC).

    31.   Rebecca Anne Hatchett, b. 6 May 1928 (Catawba Co., NC).

    32.   Robert Lewis Hatchett, b. 3 Dec. 1934 (Catawba Co., NC).

 

James (“Jimmy or Jimmie”) Graves (13) was born about 1901 in NC, and died after 1930.  He married Louise Brown on 29 Oct. 1922 in Danville, VA.  She was born about 1905 in NC.  This family was recorded on the 1930 census in Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., VA; their children were born in NC.

Children - Graves

    33.   John R. Graves, b.c. 1923.

    34.   James A. Graves, b.c. 1925.

    35.   George J. Graves, b.c. 1928.

 

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[1] “North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979”, as posted on family search.org.

[2] “North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979”, as posted on family search.org.

[3] His birth date was given as Dec. 1882 on his death certificate; however, he was recorded as age 8 on the 1880 census.

[4] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 27455, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[5] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 15111, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[6] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 396, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[7] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 327, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[8] North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[9] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 30947, as posted on Ancestry.com.

[10] North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975, certificate 39630, as posted on Ancestry.com.