Rev. 7 April 2008, Gen. 572

 

DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL GRAVE AND MARGARET ------

OF THRELKELD, CUMBERLAND, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Samuel Grave (1) married Margaret Lamaman in Threlkeld, Cumberland, England.  (R‑1)

Children - Grave

  2.  Deborah Grave, b. 1702, bur. 7 Nov. 1727.

+3.  Thomas Grave, b.c. 1704, m. Tamar Todhunter, 30 May 1728, d. 1748.

  4.  Samuel Grave, bapt. 17 June 1711.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL GRAVE (1) AND MARGARET ------

Thomas Grave (3) was born about 1704, was baptized 20 Aug. 1704, and died in 1748.  He married Tamar Todhunter on 30 May 1728 in Threlkeld, Cumberland, England.  She was baptized 10 July 1707.  (R‑1)

Children - Grave

+5.  Thomas Grave, b.c. 1731, m. Sarah White, 1758.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVE (3) AND TAMAR TODHUNTER

Thomas Grave (or Graves) (5) was born about 1731.  He married Sarah White in 1758 in Threlkeld, Cumberland.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+6.  John Graves, b.c. 1761, m. Mary Bedford Rayner, 1785, d. 2 Aug. 1832.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (5) AND SARAH WHITE

Rev. John Graves (6) was born about 1761 in Threlkeld, Cumbria, and died 2 Aug. 1832 in Yarm, Yorkshire.  He married Mary Bedford Rayner in 1785 in Stockton on Tees.  He was a schoolmaster at both Stockton and Yarm Grammar Schools.  He was also vicar of Kirklevington and curate at Worsall.  In 1808 he wrote The History of Cleveland, a well-known reference book for historians in that area.  They lived in Cumberland, North Yorkshire and Cleveland, England.  They and their children who died young were all buried at St. Johns Church, Worsall, near Yarm.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

  7.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1787, d. 4 June 1791 (age 4).

  8.  Ann Graves, b.c. 1791, d. 20 May 1796 (age 5).

  9.  John Graves, b.c. 1792, d. 17 Dec. 1802 (age 10).

  10.  William Graves, b.c. 1796, d. 1817 (age 21, Valparaiso, Chile).

  11.  Daniel Graves, b.c. 1798, d. 1815 (age 17, Kingston, Jamaica).

  12.  Mary Ann Graves, b.c. 1799, d. 11 Dec. 1802 (age 3).

+13.  Henry Graves, b.c. 1803, m. Mary Clifford Rudd, 1833, d. 13 Jan. 1865.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (6) AND MARY B. RAYNER

Rev. Henry Graves (13) was born about 1803 in Yarm, Yorkshire, and died 13 Jan. 1865 at age 61.  He married Mary Clifford Rudd in 1833.  She was born about 1806 in Yarm (or Marton), Yorkshire, and died 8 July 1874.  They were both buried at St. Mary’s, Yarm.  He was rector at Middleton St. George for 27 years and incumbent of High Worsall for 22 years.  (Both parishes are near Yarm.)  They lived in Cleveland and North Yorkshire.

They were in the 1841 and 1851 censuses for Yarm, Yorkshire.  The 1861 census for Yarm listed Henry with his sons Henry and Edward, but not Mary or the other children.  The 1871 census for Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, listed Mary, 65, widowed, living with her unmarried son John and her grandson Henry Clifford Graves.  All the children of Henry and Mary were born in Yarm, Yorks.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

+14.  Henry Bartholomew Graves, b.c. 1833, m. Sarah Hall, 13 April 1862, d. 1875.

  15.  John Graves, b.c. 1835.

  16.  Edward Graves, b.c. 1837.

  17.  Charles William Graves, b.c. 1840, d. 25 Aug. 1854.

+18.  Thomas Rayner Graves, b.c. 1842, m. Sophia Smith Green, c. 1862.

  19.  Arthur Graves, b.c. 1844.

  20.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1847.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY GRAVES (13) AND MARY C. RUDD

Henry Bartholomew Graves (14) was born about 1833 in Yarm, Yorkshire, and died in 1875 in Watchet, Somerset.  He married Sarah Hall on 13 April 1862.  She was born about 1836 in Lynd, Somerset.  They were in the 1871 census for Bedminster, Redcliff, Bristol, Somerset, England. She was in the 1881 census for Bristol, St. Peter, Gloucestershire, as a widow.  Henry Clifford Graves was not in the household in the 1871 census and Mary C. Graves was not in the 1881 census.  All their children were born in Bristol.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

  21.  Henry Clifford Graves, b.c. 1863, m. Sarah A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was b.c. 1871 in Bristol.  They were in the 1891 census for St. James and St. Paul, Bristol, Gloucestershire, with no children, and he was listed as a commission agent.  They have not been found in the 1901 census.

  22.  Mary C. Graves, b.c. 1864.

+23.  Helena Beatrice Graves, b. 5 Dec. 1865, m. Henry Arthur Leworthy, 1886.

  24.  Emily Blanch Graves, b.c. 1870.

  25.  Louise Graves, b.c. 1873.

 

Thomas Rayner Graves (18) was born in 1842.  He married Sophia Smith Green about 1862.  She was born in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.  They lived in Cleveland, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire.  She was in the 1871 census for St. James and St. Paul, Bristol, Gloucestershire, listed as Sophia Graves, draper’s assistant, with her 2 sons.  She was in the 1881 census for Walton on Hill, Lancashire, at 2 Grange St., listed as Sophia S. Green, with her 2 Graves children, but also with children Ernest Green, 2, and Annie G. Green, 6, both born in Manchester, Lancashire.  In both censuses she was listed as married but no husband was in the household.  It appears that she first married Thomas Graves and married second a Mr. Green, so her maiden name was probably not Green.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+26.  John Gilton Graves, b.c. 1863, m. Ada Clark, 1891.

+27.  Arthur Rayner Graves, b.c. 1866 (Leeds, Yorkshire), m. Janet Dobie.

 

 

GENERATION 7

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY B. GRAVES (14) AND SARAH ------

Helena Beatrice Graves (23) was born 5 Dec. 1865 in Bristol, Gloucestershire.  She married Henry Arthur Leworthy in 1886 at Bedminster, Bristol.  He was born about 1865 in Bristol.  They were in the 1891 census for Bedminster, Bristol, he was a post office sorting clerk, and his father, John Leworthy, 71, was living with them.  They were in the 1901 census for Keynsham, Somerset, with him listed as an ink colour grinder.  All their children were born in Bristol.  (R‑2)

Children - Leworthy

  28.  Henry John C. Leworthy, b.c. 1887.

  29.  Harriet Mabel Leworthy, b.c. 1892.

  30.  Winifred Blanche Leworthy, b.c. 1894, m. Harry Baldwin.  3 sons and 1 dau.

  31.  Edith Maude Leworthy, b.c. 1903, m. Reginald John Kirley, 24 Nov. 1923.  4 sons and 2 dau.

  32.  George Lawrence Leworthy, b.c. 1907.

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS R. GRAVES (18) AND SOPHIA S. GREEN

John Gilton Graves (26) was born about 1863 in Manchester, Lancashire.  He married Ada Clark in 1891.  She was born about 1870 in Manchester, Lancashire.  They lived in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.  They were in the 1891 census for Stretford, Lancs., at 32 Clifford St., with John listed as a bookkeeper, and his brother Ernest living with them.  They were in the 1901 census for Chorlton cum Hardy, Stretford, Lancs., at 3 Cartwright Rd., with John listed as a mercantile clerk.  Their first 3 children were born in Stretford, and the next 2 in Chorlton cum Hardy, both in Lancashire.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  33.  Edith Graves, b.c. 1893.

  34.  Annie Graves, b.c. 1894.

  35.  Norman Graves, b.c. 1895.

+36.  Alice Graves, b. 1898, m. Frank Campbell, 1931.

  37.  Ethel Graves, b.c. 1900.

 

Arthur Rayner (or Raynor) Graves (27) was born about 1866 in Leeds, Yorkshire.  He married Janet Dobie about 1885 in England.  She was born about 1868 in England, and both her parents were born in Scotland.  According to the 1920 U.S. census for Bronx, NY, Arthur immigrated to the U.S. in 1889, became a citizen in 1901, and he was a painter.  The family has not been found in the 1910 U.S. census.  They were in the 1900 census for Bronx, New York City, NY, with 4 children in their household, and 4 of her 6 children were still living.  According to the 1900 census, they both immigrated to the U.S. in 1886 and had lived there 14 years.  The first child was born in England and the other 3 in Bronx, New York City, NY..  (R‑1, R‑3)

Children – Graves

  38.  Inez Graves, b. Feb. 1886.

  39.  Arthur Graves, b. 4 Aug. 1891, d. March 1980 (Suffield, Hartford Co., CT).  Dates are from the Social Security Death Index.

+40.  Vera Graves, b. 7 Sept. 1896, m. Charles Waldron, 11 June 1927, d.c. 1929.

  41.  Gladys C. Graves, b. Dec. 1899.  Clerk in 1920.

 

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