Rev. 1 June 2015, Gen. 469

 

DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL GRAVES AND TEMPY ------ OF CASWELL CO., NC

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Samuel Graves (1) was born about 1827 in NC.  He married Tempy ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1827 in NC, and died 1870-1880.  They were in the 1870 census for Caswell Co., NC, with children Ella, Mary, Lindsy, and James, and Jervey Williamson, 19, living with them, all black.  He was in the 1880 census, widower, with children Lindsey, James, Ada, and John.

Children – Graves

    2.  Ella Graves, b.c. 1857.

    3.  Mary Jennie Graves, b.c. 1859, m. David Lea.  She was 18 and he was 21 at marriage, and he was son of Nathan Yancey (deceased) and Edith Lea (living).

+4.   Lindsey Graves, b.c. 1862, m. Isabella Williamson, 16 April 1882, d. before 1900.

    5.  James Graves, b.c. 1868.

    6.  Ada Graves, b.c. 1870.

    7.  John Graves, b.c. 1872, d. 2 May 1947.  Bur. White Oak Cem., Alamance Co., NC.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL GRAVES (1) AND TEMPY ------

Lindsey Graves (4) was born about 1862 in NC, and died before 1900.  He married Isabella (“Belle”) Williamson[1], daughter of Warren Williamson and Malinda ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 16 April 1882 in Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC.  She was born in Feb. 1856 in Caswell Co., NC, and died 11 Sept. 1921 in Leasburg, NC.  She was in the 1900 census for Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC, widowed, with all 4 of her children living.

Children – Graves

    8.      Sallie K. Graves, b. Oct. 1881.

+9.      Thomas Lindsey Graves, b. April 1884, m(1) Evaline Lowndes, 26 Dec. 1905, m(2) Elizabeth Hensley, 1942..

    10.   Bettie L. Graves, b. Dec. 1887.

    11.   William M. Graves, b.c. 1888, never married, d. 10 May 1914 (tuberculosis, Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC).  Bur. 11 May 1914, Blanch, Caswell Co., NC.[2]

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF LINDSEY GRAVES (4) AND ISABELLA WILLIAMSON

Thomas Lindsey Graves (9) was born in April 1884 in NC.  He first married Evaline (or Earoline) Lowndes, daughter of William and Rosa Lowndes, on 26 Dec. 1905 in Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC[3].  She was born about 1887 in NC.  They were in the 1910 and 1920 censuses for Yanceyville, NC.  He was a farmer.  He married second Elizabeth Hensley in 1942.

Children – Graves

    12.   Roy Graves, b.c. 1907.

+13.   Thomas Samuel Graves, b.19 Nov. 1909, m. Julia Ann Graves, c. 1932, d. 16 April 1970.

+14.   Willie Lowndes Graves, 2 Sept. 1910, m. Mary Elizabeth Cobb, 25 Oct. 1958.

 

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[1] Her name is also given as Bell Day, daughter of John Day and Betty Day.

[2] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, Ancestry.com.  This also listed the names and places of birth of his parents.

[3] North Carolina Marriage Records, 1741-2011, Ancestry.com.  This also gives the names of both sets of parents.