Rev. 25 Feb. 2011, Gen. 401

 

DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM GRAVES AND MARY HOBBS OF KENT, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

William Graves (1) was born about 1758, died in 1809, and was buried 27 Dec. 1809, all in Lyminge, Kent, England (near Folkestone, and about 14 miles from Dover).  He married Mary Hobbs, daughter of Benjamin Hobbs and Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 1 April 1780 in Folkestone, Kent.  She was born about 1758 in Lyminge, Kent, and died in 1809.  Their first child was born in Elham, the next in Newington, and all the others in Lyminge, all in Kent.  (R‑2, R‑3)

Children - Graves

+2.   Mary Graves, b. 30 July 1780, m. Pearce Fisher.

+3.   John Graves, b.c. 1782, m. Elizabeth Beer, 1805, d. Dec. 1854.

    4.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1784.

    5.  Richard Graves, b.c. 1786, d. 1792.

+6.   George Graves, b.c. 1789, d. 7 July 1844.

    7.  James Graves, b. 6 Nov. 1791, d. 1804.

    8.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1794.

    9.  Rebecca Graves, b.c. 1796, d. 1802 (Lyminge, Kent).

    10.   Susannah Graves, b. 13 Jan. 1799.

    11.   Richard Graves, b.c. 1805.

    12.   Thomas Graves, b.c. 1806.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (1) AND MARY HOBBS

Mary Graves (2) was born 30 July 1780 in Elham, Folkestone, Kent.  She married Pearce Fisher, son of Robert Fisher and Jane Pearce.  He was born about 1770 in Lyminge, Kent, and died in 1845.  (R‑2)

Children - Fisher

+13.   Pierce Fisher, b.c. 1799, m. Mary Court, d. 1878.

 

John Graves (3) was born about 1782 or 1783 in Newington in Elham, Kent, England, and died in Dec. 1854 in Ewell, Kent.  He was an agricultural laborer.  He married Elizabeth Beer, daughter of James Beer and Elizabeth Fagg, in 1805 in Temple Ewell, Kent.  She was born about 1786 in Ewell, Kent, and died in 1856 in Dover District.  Sources of information are the 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses, and the marriage record of Rosannah Graves.  All their children were born in Ewell, Kent, except for Charity who was born in Alkham, Kent.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

+14.   Faith Graves, b.c. 1809, m. Samuel Marlow, d. Dec. 1888.

    15.   Hope Graves, b.c. 1811.

+16.   Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1813, m. William Godden, d. 1879.

+17.   Charity Graves, b.c. 1821, m. William Taylor.

+18.   Sarah Graves, b.c. 1821, m. Henry Godden.

    19.   Mary Graves, b.c. 1825, d. 1825.

    20.   William Graves, b.c. 1825.

    21.   John Graves, b.c. 1826, d. 1826.

+22.   Thomas Graves, b.c. 1828, m. Eliza Attwood, Dec. 1851.

    23.   Richard Graves, b.c. 1830.

+24.   Rosannah Graves, b.c. 1832, m. James Friend, 13 May 1855, d. April-June 1899.

 

George Graves (6) was born about 1789 in Lyminge, Kent.  He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1789.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

    25.   Mary Graves, b.c. 1810 (Lyminge, Kent).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF MARY GRAVES (2) AND PEARCE FISHER

Pierce Fisher (13) was born about 1799 in Lyminge, Kent, and died in 1878 in Elham, Kent.  He married Mary Court.  She was born about 1802 and died in 1882, both in Elham, Folkestone, Kent.  All their children were born in Elham.  (R‑2)

Children - Fisher

+26.   Robert Fisher, b.c. 1825, m. Sarah Taylor, d. 1911.

+27.   Mary Fisher, b.c. 1827, m. George Mount, d. 1861.

+28.   Harriet Fisher, b.c. 1829, m. William Bailey.

+29.   Eliza Fisher, b.c. 1833, m. Frederick Austen, d. 1891.

+30.   Frederick Fisher, b.c. 1835, m. Mary Baker.

+31.   Elizabeth Fisher, b. 13 Jan. 1837, m. Stephen Sharp.

+32.   James Fisher, b.c. 1840, m. Mary Woodland.

+33.   Ann Fisher, b.c. 1841, m. Thomas Clayson.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (3) AND ELIZABETH BEER

Faith Graves (14) was born about 1809 in Ewell, Dover, Kent, and died in Dec. 1888 in Eastry, Deal, Kent.  She married Samuel Marlow.  He was born about 1800 in Kent, and died before 1841.  Faith and children John and Amelia were in the 1841 census for Ewell, Kent.  All their children were born in Ewell.  (R‑2, R‑3)

Children – Marlow

    34.   John Marlow, b.c. 1829, d. 1858 (Eastry District).

    35.   Elizabeth Marlow, b.c. 1829, m. John Hodgins, 1855 (Eastry, Kent), d. Dec. 1888 (Kent).  He was b.c. 1816 or 1821 in Abeylex Corentz Quin, Ireland, and d. March 1898 in Eastry, Kent.

+36.   Amelia Marlow, b.c. 1834, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Frederick Marshall, 1860, d. Sept. 1904.

 

Elizabeth Graves (16) was born about 1813 in Ewell, Kent, and died in 1879 in dover District.  She married William Godden.  He was born about 1809 in Lydden, Kent.  They were in the 1861 census for Buckland, Kent, with Elizabeth’s unmarried brother William, and their last 7 children, living with them.  Their first 2 children were born in Ewell, Kent, and all the others in Buckland, Dover, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Godden

    37.   Sarah Godden, b.c. 1833.

    38.   Thomas Godden, b.c. 1835.

    39.   Mary Godden, b.c. 1838.

+40.   Edward William Godden, b.c. 1839, m. Louisa Godden.

    41.   William Godden, b.c. 1842.

+42.   Rose Godden, b.c. 1844, m. Edward George Lane.

+43.   Katherine Godden, b.c. 1847, m. Edward Harding.

    44.   Lucy Godden, b.c. 1852, d. 1872 (Dover, Kent).

+45.   Joseph John Godden, b.c. 1854, m. Louisa Jane Pay

    46.   Louisa M. Godden, b.c. 1858.

 

Charity Graves (17) was born about 1821 in Alkham, Kent.  She married William Taylor.  He was born about 1816 in River, Kent.  All their children were born in Ewell, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Taylor

    47.   Mary Ann Taylor, b.c. 1839.

    48.   Ann Elizabeth Taylor, b.c. 1844.

    49.   William John Taylor, b.c. 1847.

    50.   Elizabeth Sarah Taylor, b.c. 1849.

 

Sarah Graves (18) was born about 1821 in Ewell, Kent.  She married Henry Godden.  He was born about 1821 in Lydden, Kent, and died in 1869 in Dover District.  (R‑2)

Children – Godden

    51.   Charlotte Godden, b.c. 1838 (Ewell, Kent).

 

Thomas Graves (22) was born about 1828 in Ewell, Kent.  He married Eliza Attwood in Dec. 1851 in Eythorne, Kent.  She was born about 1833 in Eythorne, Kent, and died in 1884 in Eastry District, Kent.  All their children were born in Eythorne.  (R‑2, R‑3)

Children – Graves

    52.   William Charles Graves, b. March 1858.

    53.   Charles Henry Graves, b. June 1862.

    54.   Frederick Graves, b. Sept. 1865.

+55.   Mary Ann Graves, b. June 1868, m. Stephen Collard, 9 July 1887, d. Dec. 1908.

    56.   Richard Graves, b. Dec. 1872.

    57.   Alfred Graves, b. March 1876.

    58.   Samuel Graves, b. June 1879.

 

Rosannah Graves (24) was born about 1832 in Ewell, near Dover, Kent, and died April-June 1899 in Dover District.  She married James Friend, son of Thomas Friend and Charlotte Johnson, on 13 May 1855 in Temple Ewell, Kent.  He was born 24 May 1829 and died in 1876, both in Ewell, Kent.  Their first 2 children were born in Ewell, George in Buckland, the next 4 in Ewell, and the last 2 in Lydden, all in Kent.  (R‑2, R‑3)

Children – Friend

    59.   Thomas Friend, b.c. 1856, d. 1862 (Ewell St., Ewell, Kent).

    60.   Caroline Friend, b.c. 1857, d. 1862 (Ewell, Kent).

+61.   George Friend, b.c. 1860, m. Ellen Simmons, 1880, d. after 1901.

+62.   William Friend, b. 17 Aug. 1861, m. Annie Muddle, d. 14 Jan. 1937.

    63.   Charles Henry Friend, b.c. 1864.

    64.   Elizabeth Ann Friend, b.c. 1869.

    65.   Thomas Friend, b.c. 1870, m. Alice Maud M. Pilcher, d. 12 Jan. 1936 (Dover District, Kent).  She was b. 1878 in Womenswold, Kent, dau. of John W. Pilcher and Mary A. Pilcher.

    66.   Arthur Friend, b.c. 1873.

    67.   Louisa Mary Friend, b.c. 1876, m. Stephen Kesby, 26 June 1898 (Dover, Kent).  He was b.c. 1874 in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, and d. 1948 in Dover, Kent, son of Stephen Kesby and Ellen Kesby.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF PIERCE FISHER (13) AND MARY COURT

Robert Fisher (26) was born about 1825 and died in 1911, both in Elham, Kent.  He married Sarah Taylor.  She was born in 1829 in Hawkinge, Kent, and died in 1881 in Elkham, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Fisher

+68.   Sarah Ann Fisher, b.c. 1850, m. William Cook.

+69.   Charlotte Fisher, b.c. 1854, m. John Henry Standing.

    70.   George Fisher, b.c. 1857 (Lyminge, Kent).

+71.   Frederick James Fisher, b.c. 1860, m. Jane Fathers.

    72.   Harriet Emma Fisher, b.c. 1863 (Swingfield, Kent).

    73.   Robert A. Fisher, b.c. 1865 (Swingfield, Kent).

+74.   David Edward Fisher, b. Sept. 1866, m. Emma Gibbens, Sept. 1885.

 

Mary Fisher (27) was born about 1827 and died in 1861, both in Elham, Kent.  She married George Mount, son of William Mount and Sarah Gower.  He was born about 1821 in Newington, Kent, and died in 1892 in Elham, Kent.  All their children were born in Cheriton, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Mount

+75.   George Mount, b.c. 1851,

+76.   Charles Mount, b.c. 1853,

+77.   Walter Mount, b.c. 1859,

+78.   Richard Mount, b.c. 1861,

 

Harriet Fisher (28) was born about 1829 in Elham, Kent.  She married William Bailey.  He was born about 1824 in Folkestone, Kent, and died in 1883 in Elham, Kent.  All their children were born in Elham.  (R‑2)

Children – Bailey

    79.   Jane Bailey, b.c. 1850.

    80.   Mary T. Bailey, b.c. 1855.

+81.   George Bailey, b.c. 1859, m. Jane E. Bailey.

    82.   Fanny Bailey, b.c. 1863.

 

Eliza Fisher (29) was born about 1833 and died in 1891, both in Elham, Kent.  She married Frederick Austen.  He was born about 1829 in Hamstreet, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Austen

    83.   Robert Austen, b.c. 1850 (Elham, Kent).

    84.   George Frederick Austen, b.c. 1853 (Hythe, Kent).

    85.   Emily E. Austen, b.c. 1855 (Folkestone, Kent).

    86.   John P. Austen, b.c. 1858 (Dover, Kent).

    87.   Ellen Mary Austen, b.c. 1861 (Cheriton, Kent).

    88.   Mary Austen, b.c. 1861 (Cheriton, Kent).

    89.   Betsy Austen, b.c. 1864 (Hythe, Kent).

    90.   Albert James Austen, b.c. 1866 (Hythe, Kent), m. Sarah Avann.  She was b.c. 1866 in Hythe, Kent.

    91.   Henry George Austen, b.c. 1869 (Hythe, Kent).

    92.   William James Austen, b.c. 1871 (Hythe, Kent).

    93.   Ann Austen, b.c. 1873 (Hythe, Kent).

    94.   Frank John Austen, b.c. 1875 (Hythe, Kent).

    95.   Auther Austen, b.c. 1877 (Hythe, Kent).

 

Frederick Fisher (30) was born about 1835 in Elham, Kent.  He married Mary Baker.  She was born about 1839 in Newington, Kent.  Their first 4 children were born in Newington, the next in Folkestone, the next in Newington, and all the rest in Folkestone, all in Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Fisher

+96.   Pierce John Fisher, b.c. 1857, m. Mary Ann Bailey, 1877, d. 1886.

+97.   Ann Elizabeth Fisher, b.c. 1858, m. Richard Rolfe, 1877.

+98.   Robert A. Fisher, b.c. 1860, m. Hannah Hall Knight.

+99.   William Fisher, b.c. 1864, m. Charlotte ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+100.    Frederick George Fisher, b.c. 1866, m. Jane Elizabeth Datlen, 1887.

    101.    Lucy Fisher, b.c. 1869.

+102.    Arthur Fisher, b.c. 1871, m. Sarah Elizabeth Cheeseman, d. 1954.

    103.    Ernest Fisher, b.c. 1874.

    104.    Charles Fisher, b.c. 1876.

    105.    Alice Fisher, b.c. 1879.

    106.    Mary Fisher, b.c. 1879.

    107.    Daisy Fisher, b.c. 1882.

    108.    Herbert Fisher, b.c. 1885.

    109.    Florence Fisher, b.c. 1888.

 

Elizabeth Fisher (31) was born 13 Jan. 1837 in Elham, Kent.  She married Stephen Sharp.  He was born about 1826 in Waldershare, Kent, and died in 1886 in Elham, Kent.  All their children were born in Elham except for Jane who was born in Lyminge, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Sharp

    110.    Charlotte Sharp, b.c. 1856.

    111.    Frederick Sharp, b.c. 1858, d. 1890 (Elham, Kent).

+112.    Stephen Sharp, b.c. 1860, m. Sarah G. Folwell.

+113.    Elizabeth Mary Sharp, b.c. 1862, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Cloke.

    114.    Joseph Sharp, b.c. 1865.

    115.    Maria Ann Sharp, b.c. 1867.

    116.    Jane H. Sharp, b.c. 1870.

    117.    Hannah Harriet Sharp, b.c. 1872.

    118.    George Sharp, b.c. 1874.

+119.    Rhoda Sharp, b.c. 1876, m. Alfred John Amos.

    120.    Ada Sharp, b.c. 1879.

 

James Fisher (32) was born about 1840 in Elham, Kent.  He married Mary Woodland.  She was born about 1843 in Elmsted, and died in 1898 in Elham, Kent.  Both their children were born in Newington, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Fisher

+121.    Emily Fisher, b.c. 1866, m. James Henry Weatherburn.

    122.    Alfred Fisher, b.c. 1878.

 

Ann Fisher (33) was born about 1841 in Elham, Kent.  She married Thomas Clayson.  He was born about 1837 in Elham, Kent.  Their first child was born in Elham, the next 3 in Newington, Kent, and the last in Faversham, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Clayson

    123.    George Clayson, b.c. 1860.

+124.    Frederick J. Clayson, b.c. 1862, m. Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+125.    Thomas H. Clayson, b.c. 1864, m. Margaret Martha Benson.

    126.    Albert Clayson, b.c. 1867.

    127.    Mary Annie Clayson, b.c. 1870.

 

CHILDREN OF FAITH GRAVES (14) AND SAMUEL MARLOW

Amelia Marlow (36) first married ‑‑‑‑‑‑ in Eastry, Deal, Kent.  She married second Frederick Marshall in 1860 in Eastry, Kent.  He was born about 1826 in Wittersham, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Marlow, by first marriage

+128.    William George Marlow, b.c. 1854, m. Georgina Smith.

 

CHILDREN OF ELIZABETH GRAVES (16) AND WILLIAM GOLDEN

Edward William Godden (40) was born about 1839 in Buckland, Dover, Kent.  He married Louisa Godden.  She was born about 1847 in Folkestone, Kent.  Both their children were born in Folkestone.  (R‑2)

Children – Godden

    129.    Rose Godden, b.c. 1866.

    130.    Elizabeth Godden, b.c. 1870.

 

Rose Godden (42) was born about 1844 in Buckland, Dover, Kent.  She married Edward George Lane.  He was born about 1836 in Buckland.   Their first 5 children were born in Seasalter, Kent, the next 3 in Buckland, Dover, Kent, and the last 3 in Dover, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Lane

    131.    Rose Lane, b.c. 1868.

    132.    George Lane, b.c. 1869.

    133.    Eliza Lane, b.c. 1870, d. 1872.

+134.    Elizabeth Hester Lane, b.c. 1873, m. Michael McCarthy.

    135.    Mary Lane, b.c. 1874, m. William Adolphus Gate.  He was b.c. 1874 in Kent.

    136.    William E. Lane, b.c. 1876.

    137.    Esther Lane, b.c. 1877.

    138.    Edwin George Lane, b.c. 1880.

    139.    Alice Lane, b.c. 1883.

    140.    Florence Lane, b.c. 1886.

    141.    Albert Lane, b.c. 1890.

 

Katherine Godden (43) was born about  1847 in Buckland, Dover, Kent.  She married Edward Harding.  He was born about 1846 in Buckland, Kent, and died in 1888 in Dover, Kent.  All their children were born in Dover.  (R‑2)

Children – Harding

    142.    Edwin Harding, b.c. 1867.

    143.    Lucy Harding, b.c. 1872.

    144.    Matilda Harding, b.c. 1874.

    145.    William Harding, b.c. 1877.

    146.    Emma Harding, b.c. 1880.

    147.    Sophia Harding, b.c. 1881, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Pilcher.

    148.    Phillip Harding, b.c. 1886.

 

Joseph John Godden (45) was born about 1854 in Buckland, Dover, Kent.  He married Louisa Jane Pay.  She was born about 1857 in Southampton, Hampshire.  The first 3 children were born in Dover, and all the rest in River, Kent, except for Charles born in Buckland.  (R‑2)

Children – Godden

    149.    William Calvert; was this a step-son of Joseph?

    150.    Maria Godden, b.c. 1881.

    151.    William J. Godden, b.c. 1876, m. Clara ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+152.    Joseph L. Godden, b.c. 1878, m. Ellen Margarette May.

    153.    Ernest F. Godden, b.c. 1880.

+154.    Florence L. Godden, b.c. 1882, m. Charles Alfred Dixon.

    155.    Charles H. Godden, b.c. 1885.

    156.    Bessie H. Godden, b.c. 1887.

    157.    Louisa J. Godden, b.c. 1890.

    158.    Albert Godden, b.c. 1892.

    159.    Elsie Godden, b.c. 1895.

    160.    Jessie Godden, b.c. 1899.

    161.    child

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (22) AND ELIZA ATTWOOD

Mary Ann Graves (55) was born about 1868 in Eythorne, Kent.  She married Stephen Collard, son of Stephen Collard and Eliza Beer, on 9 July 1887 in Dover District, Kent.  He was born about 1863 in Whitfield, Kent.  Their first 3 children were born in Barfreston, Kent, and their last 2 in Med Purchase, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Collard

    162.    Fredrick John Collard, b.c. 1887, m. Lillian Lucy Partridge, 1910 (Bridge, Kent).  She was born about 1891 in Dover, Kent.  6 children.

    163.    Lillian M. Collard, b.c. 1892.

    164.    Charles W. Collard, b.c. 1892.

    165.    Ernest S. Collard, b.c. 1894.

    166.    George B. Collard, b.c. 1897.

 

CHILDREN OF ROSANNAH GRAVES (24) AND JAMES FRIEND

George Friend (61) was born about 1860 in Buckland, Kent, and died after 1901.  He married Ellen Simmons in 1880 in Dover, Kent.  She was born about 1861 in Dover.  All their children were born in Lydden, Kent, except for Daisy born in Ewell, Kent.  (R‑2)

Children – Friend

    167.    Edward George Friend, b.c. 1881.

    168.    George Alfred Friend, b. 14 Aug. 1883, m. Lily Mount, d. 1975 (Tunbridge Wells, Kent).  She was b. 22 Sept. 1887 in Hookwood Common, Charlwood, Surrey, and d. 1988 in Chippenham, Wiltshire, dau. of George A. Mount and Phoebe Goldfinch.  5 children.

    169.    Charles William Friend, b.c. 1885.

    170.    Ernest Thomas Friend, b.c. 1887.

    171.    Ethel Elizabeth Friend, b.c. 1889.

    172.    Daisy Louisa Friend, b.c. 1890.

    173.    Albert James Friend, b.c. 1893.

    174.    Frank Walter Friend, b.c. 1898.

 

William Friend (62) was born 17 Aug. 1861 in Ewell, Kent, and died 14 Jan. 1937 in Hill House, Minster, Kent.  He married Annie Muddle.  She was born about 1868 in Fishhurst, Sussex, and died in 1949 in Great Ware, Ash, Kent.  (R‑2, R‑3)

Children – Friend

    175.    Alfred Friend, b. 29 March 1886 (Alkham, Kent), d. 1886 (Alkham, Kent).

    176.    Kate Caroline Friend, b.c. 1887 (Alkham, Kent).

    177.    Henry James Friend, b.c. 1888 (Lydden, Kent).

    178.    Alice Matilda Friend, b.c. 1890 (Shepherdswell, Kent).

    179.    Edward George Friend, b.c. 1890 (Wootton, Kent).

    180.    William Friend, b. 4 Nov. 1892 (Lydden, Kent).

    181.    Thomas Frederick Friend, b.c. 1895 (Lydden, Kent).

    182.    Ellen Louisa Friend, b.c. 1896 (Goodnestone, Kent).

    183.    Alfred John Friend, b.c. 1898 (Womenswold, Kent).

    184.    child

    185.    child

    186.    child

    187.    child

 

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