Rev. 10 Sept. 2014, Gen. 432

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH GRAVES AND ELIZABETH ------ OF CUMBERLAND & LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Joseph Graves (1) was born about 1803 in Grasmere, Cumberland (was  the county of Westmorland but now in the county of Cumbria), and died before 1881.  He married Elizabeth (“Betty”) ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1804 in Bouth-Colton, Lancashire.  They were in the 1841, 1851, and 1861 census for Cartmell Fell, in the southwest Lake District of Cumberland, but later part of Lancashire.  Colton and Cartmell Fell are only about 9 miles apart, and Grasmere is about 23 miles north of Cartmell.  Betty was in the 1871 census for Cartmel as a widow.  Joseph was an agricultural labourer in 1841 and 1851, and a woodcutter in 1861.

The family were called Graves before sometime in the 1860s, and Greaves after that.  Joseph may have originally been born as Grave.  All their children were born in Cartmell Fell, Lancashire.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  2.  William Greaves, b.c. 1833.

  3.  Roland Greaves, b.c. 1834.

  4.  James Greaves, b.c. 1835.

  5.  Joseph Greaves, b.c. 1836.

  6.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1837.

  7.  Jane Greaves, b.c. 1840.

+8.  George Greaves, b. 1842-1843, m. Agnes Walker.

  9.  Margaret Greaves, b.c. 1845.

  10.  Mary Ann Greaves, b.c. 1849.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH GRAVES (1) AND ELIZABETH ------

George Greaves (8) was born 1842-1843 in Cartmell Fell, Lancashire, and died in Cartmell Fell.  He married Agnes Walker.  She was born about 1842 in Haverthwaite, Lancs.  He was a stonemason, and was listed in the 1881 census of Ulverston, Lancs., as a shopkeeper and grocer.  Their first 2 children were born in Cartmell Fell, and the next 3 in Askam, Lancs.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

+11.  Joseph Greaves, b. 24 June 1866, m. Mary Barnes, 15 June 1889.

  12.  Margaret Greaves

  13.  Charlotte Greaves

  14.  Agnes Greaves

  15.  Mary Anne Greaves

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE GREAVES (8) AND AGNES WALKER

Joseph Greaves (11) was born 24 June 1866 in Cartmell Fell, Lancashire, and died in Haile, Lancashire.  He married Mary Barnes, daughter of Robert Barnes and Hannah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 15 June 1889 in Dalton-in-Furness Parish Church, Lancashire.  She was born 1866-1867 in Dalton-in-Furness.  Joseph was mine manager of Haile Mine.  (R‑1)

Children – Greaves

  16.  Herbert Greaves, b. 13 May 1906 (Beckermet St. John, Cumberland, England), m. Mary Sophia Edgar, March 1930 (Whitehaven).  She was b. 11 May 1906, daughter of Joseph Edgar and Mary Lacey.

  17.  George Greaves, m. Anne ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  18.  Robert Greaves, m. Nellie McAvoy, d. 1920s (Scotland).

  19.  Joseph Greaves, m. Sarah Hale.

  20.  Roland Greaves, m. Anastasia ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  21.  Harold Greaves, m. Aida ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  Lived in Beatrice St. Leicester Working Men’s Club.

  22.  Charlotte Greaves, m. Jack Lloyd.

  23.  Millie Greaves, m. Wilson Towers.

  24.  Bertha Greaves, m. Jim Murray.

  25.  Hanna Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Thompson.

  26.  Agnes Greaves, m. George Geoffrey.

 

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