Rev. 16 Dec. 2008, Gen. 444

 

DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL GRAVES AND SARAH CROFTS OF EVERTON, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Samuel Graves (1) was born about 1791 in Nottinghamshire, England, and died after 1841.  He married Sarah Crofts, son of John Crofts and Ann Bottomley, on 2 Jan. 1813 in Everton Parish Church, Everton, Nottinghamshire.  She was born about 1791 in Everton, was christened 10 April 1791 in Everton Parish Church, and died after 1841.  All their children were probably born in Everton.  They were in the 1841 census for Everton, Nottinghamshire, but haven’t been found in any census after that.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

+2.   William Graves, b.c. 1813, m. Ann Holdgate, 21 Jan. 1840.

  3.   John Graves, b.c. 1815, bapt. 29 Jan. 1815 (Everton Parich Church).

  4.   Sarah Graves, b.c. 1816, bapt. 30 June 1816 (Everton Parish Church).

  5.   Samuel Graves, b.c. 1818, bapt. 21 May 1818 (Everton Parish Church).

+6.   Joseph Graves, b.c. 1820, m. Catherine ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  7.   James Graves, b.c. 1822-1826.

  8.   Mary Graves, b.c. 1823, d. 1824.

  9.   Ann Graves, b.c. 1825-1828.

  10.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1828-1829.

  11.  Richard Graves, b.c. 1831, d. 1831.

  12.  Diana Graves, b.c. 1832.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL GRAVES (1) AND SARAH CROFTS

William Graves (2) was born about 1813 in Everton, Nottinghamshire.  He married Ann Holdgate, daughter of James Holdgate, on 21 Jan. 1840 in Gringley Parish Church, Gringley, Notts.  She was born about 1817 in Misson, Notts.  They were in the 1851 and 1861 censuses for Everton, Notts.  Their first child was born in Newington, the next one was born in Everton, the next in Sutton, and the rest in Everton, all in Nottinghamshire.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  13.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1841.

  14.  George Graves, b.c. 1842.

  15.  Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1844.

  16.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1846,

+17.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1848.

+18.  John Graves, b. 6 July 1851, m. Nellie Rackliff, 19 Dec. 1871, d. 17 Feb. 1915.

  19.  Eliza Graves, b.c. 1854.

  20.  Ann Graves, b.c. 1856.

+21.  William Graves, b.c. 1858, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

 

Joseph Graves (6) was born about 1820 in Everton, Nottinghamshire.  He married Catherine ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1822 in Misson, Notts.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  22.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1850 (Everton, Notts.).

  23.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1851.

  24.  Dinah Graves, b.c. 1853.

  25.  Alice Graves, b.c. 1855.

  26.  Sarah Anne Graves, b.c. 1859.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (2) AND ANN HOLDGATE

Mary Graves (17) was born about 1848 in Everton, Nottinghamshire.  She may not have married.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  27.  Alfred Graves, b.c. 1869.

 

John Graves (18) was born 6 July 1851 in Everton on Bawtry, Nottinghamshire, England, and died 17 Feb. 1915.  He married Nellie Rackliff on 19 Dec. 1871 in Westbrook, ME.  She was born 29 Sept. 1859 in Sebago Lake, ME.  He arrived by ship from England on 1 June 1871 in Portland, ME.  He first went to Texas to work in the cotton mills.  He moved from Texas to Westbrook, ME, to work in the cotton mills there.  All their children were born in Westbrook, ME.  He returned to Gorham, ME and bought a farm there when he retired.  He moved to North Adams, MA, to work in the mills again.  They were in the 1880 census for Westbrook, Cumberland Co., ME, when he was working in a cotton mill.  They were in the 1910 census for Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME, with son Fred, Fred’s second wife Nellie, and Fred’s first child Philip living with them.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

  28.  George William Graves, b. 19 July 1878.

+29.  Frederich A. Graves, b. 30 Aug. 1880, m(1) Ada Abbot, 25 Dec. 1903, m(2) Annie Leighton Bachelder, 16 Oct. 1907, 16 Oct. 1907, d. 4 Sept. 1946.

+30.  Josie Graves, b. 16 Feb. 1882, m. Eugene P. Landon, 6 Aug. 1902, d. 5 June 1948.

  31.  John Graves, b. 14 Sept. 1884.

+32.  Nellie May Graves, b. 17 March 1885, m. Edwin Albert Bachelder, d. 23 April 1970.

+33.  Edith Wilma Graves, b. 19 April 1889, m. Joseph L. Parker, d. 24 Dec. 1966.

 

William Graves (21) was born about 1858.  He married Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1860.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  34.  Joseph Graves, b.c. 1882.

  35.  Ethel Graves, b.c. 1886.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (18) AND NELLIE RACKLIFF

Frederich A. (“Fred”) Graves (29) was born 30 Aug. 1880 in Sacarrappa (Westbrook), ME, and died 4 Sept. 1946 in Gorham, ME.  He first married Ada Abbot on 25 Dec. 1903 in Greenfield, MA.  She died 17 June 1904.  He married second Annie Leighton Bachelder, daughter of Augustus L. Bachelder and Myra Belle Shaw, on 16 Oct. 1907 in Gorham, ME.  She was born 17 Oct. 1888 and died 7 Jan. 1968, both in Gorham, ME.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

  36.  Philip Norman Graves, b. 2 Feb. 1909, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

  37.  Faith Graves, b. 20 Feb. 1915 (Gorham, ME), m. Richard Francis Sawyer, 24 May 1941 (Augusta, ME).  He was b. 14 Nov. 1915 in Augusta, ME, and d. 27 Dec. 1985 in Gorham, ME, son of Ernest Stanislaus Sawyer and Margaret Ellen Murray.  2 children..

  38.  John Frederich Graves, b. 21 June 1918, m. Rosamund ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

 

Josie Graves (30) was born 16 Feb. 1882 in ME, and died 5 June 1948.  She married Eugene P. Landon, son of Fred E. Landon and Rose ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 6 Aug. 1902 in Mechanics Falls, NY.  He was born about 1882 in MA.  They were in the 1920 census for Waltham, Middlesex Co., MA, with his parents living next to them.  He was a bond salesman with National City Company in 1920, and his father was a freight agent with the railroad.  (R‑2)

Children – Landon

  39.  Forrest E. Landon, b.c. 1904 (ME), m. Helen Hunt.

  40.  Meredith Landon (dau.), b.c. 1918 (MA).

 

Nellie May Graves (32) was born 17 March 1885 and died 23 April 1970.  She married Edwin Albert Bachelder, son of Augustus L. Bachelder and Myra Belle Shaw.  He was born in 1884 and died 26 March 1915.  (R‑2)

Children – Bachelder

  41.  Edwin Albert Bachelder, b. 13 May 1915 (Gorham, ME), m. Lena Dow, 24 Aug. 1939 (Gorham, ME).  She was b. in Scarboro, ME.  2 children.

 

Edith Wilma Graves (33) was born 19 April 1889 in ME, and died 24 Dec. 1966.  She married Joseph L. Parker, son of Greeley H. Parker and Mary F. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  He was born about 1892 in ME.  They were in the 1920 census for Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME, when he was manager of a wholesale grocery.  (R‑2)

Children – Parker

  42.  Eleanor Parker, b.c. 1916, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Trapp, m(2) “Buz” Merrill.  4 children by Merrill.

  43.  Wilma Parker, m. Charles Redman.  2 children.

  44.  Louise Parker, m. Haywood James.  1 child.

 

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