Rev. 27 Feb. 1999, Gen. 486

 

DESCENDANTS OF PARENTS OF JOHN GREAVES OF ST. ALBANS, HERTS, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

The unknown parents had at least the two children listed below. Their son, Joseph, was a miller in St. Albans, Herts, England. All the children listed below were mentioned in one will. (R-1)

Children - Greaves

1. William Greaves

2. Joseph Greaves, m. ------, d. 1800 (St. Alban's, Herts.). Had children.

3. Richard Greaves

4. Sarah Greaes, m. ------ Smith.

+5. John Greaves, b.c. 1740, m. Sarah Lindon (?).

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

John Greaves (5) may have been born about 1740. He or his brother Joseph married Sarah Lindon. William is almost certainly his son. (R-1)

Children - Greaves

+6. William Greaves, b.c. 1769, m. Margaret ------, d. 25 Sept. 1838.

7. Richard Greaves

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GREAVES (5) AND SARAH LINDON

William Greaves (6) was born about 1769. He married Margaret ------. Looking at the wills of William and his son Jesse, it is apparent that they had roots and property in St. Albans, Herts, and in other places in Herts and Cambs, as well as in London. He was a carpenter.

The first 2 children listed below were born in Mile End (Meot), Middlesex, and all 3 were baptized in St. Dunstan's, Stepney, Middlesex (now part of London). (R-1)

Children - Greaves

8. William Bowker Greaves, b. 11 or 14 1808, bapt. 25 Feb. 1816.

9. Mary Siddon Greaves, b. 21 May 1810, bapt. 25 Feb. 1816.

+10. John Jesse Greaves, b.c. 1818, m. Emma Perkins Tracey, 3 Aug. 1839, d. 10 Dec. 1865.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GREAVES (6) AND MARGARET ------

John Jesse Greaves (10), perhaps called Jesse, was probably born no later than 1818, and was baptized 21 Dec. 1828 in St. Dunstan's, Stepney, Middlesex (now part of London). He died 10 Dec. 1865 in Islington East, Middlesex, at age 47, "of independent means." He married Emma Perkins Tracey on 3 Aug. 1839 at St. Helen's, Bishopgate, Middlesex. (R-1)

Children - Greaves

+11. Harry Siddon Greaves, b. 1 Dec. 1840, m. Martha ------.

+12. Frances Greaves, b. 16 June 1842, m. Everett Turner, 25 July 1865.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN J. GREAVES (10) AND EMMA P. TRACEY

Harry Siddon Greaves (11) was born 1 Dec. 1840 in Shoreditch, London or Strand, Middlesex. An architect and surveyor, he is reported to have emigrated to South Africa and designed the Houses of Parliament in Capetown. Many of his descendants supposedly live there now. He married Martha ------. (R-1)

Children - Greaves

13. Florence Greaves, b. 1864 (Kingsland, Middlesex).

14. Clara E. Greaves, b. 1867 (Hackney, Middlesex).

15. Frederick S. Greaves, b. 1868 (Dalston, Middlesex).

16. Edith S. Greaves, b. 1870 (Dalston, Middlesex).

 

Frances Greaves (12) was born 16 June 1842 at All Souls, Marylebone, Middlesex. She married Everett Turner on 25 July 1865 in St. Paul's, Islington, Middlesex. He was born in Lavenham, Suffolk. He was a solicitor in the City of London. At least their first 6 children were born in Hackney or Dalston, Middlesex. (R-1)

Children - Turner

17. Everett Turner, b.c. 1864. Masy have died young.

18. Albert Turner, b.c. 1865. May have died young.

19. Siddon Turner, b.c. 1866.

20. Emily Turner, b.c. 1868.

21. William Turner, b.c. 1870.

22. Teresa Turner, b.c. 1874. Maternal grandmother of Wendy Hawkes.

23. Harry C. Turner, b.c. 1877.

24. Lillian B. Turner, b.c. 1879.

 

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