Rev. 23 Jan. 2003, Gen. 582

 

DESCENDANTS OF TILMAN W. GRAVES AND MALINDA LOWRY

OF WOODFORD CO. & FRANKLIN CO., KY.

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Tilman (or Tillman) W. Graves (1) was born about 1805 in KY.  He married Malinda Lowry.  She was born about 1830-1832 in KY.  He was a carpenter.  He supported the southern cause during the Civil War.

He was in the 1850 census of District 1, Woodford Co., KY, page 433, dwelling 131, as head of household, listed as Telman W. Graves, 45, carpenter, KY; Mary A. Graves (probably his mother), 72, VA; William L. Graves (probably his brother), 50, farmer, VA; Mary L. Graves (perhaps daughter of William), 16, VA, and James Merida (?), 13, VA.  The family was in the 1860 census of District 2, Franklin Co., KY, page 289, dwelling 10, listed as Tilman W. Graves, 54, carpenter; Malinda Graves, 28; and children Mahaley S., 8, Susan, 5, Mary E., 10/12, all family members born in KY.

Tilman was probably a brother of Joseph Graves of Bullitt Co., KY (genealogy 299), who had a son named Tillman Graves.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+2.  Mahala S. Graves, b. 14 Aug. 1852, m. Joseph Henderson.

+3.  Susan Martha Graves, b.c. 1855, m. John Quincy Adams, 7 Sept. 1869.

  4.  Mary E. Graves, b. 22 July 1859[1].

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF TILMAN W. GRAVES (1) AND MALINDA LOWRY

Mahala S. Graves (2) was born 14 Aug. 1852 in KY.  She married Joseph Henderson.  He was born about 1844 in KY.  They were in the 1880 census for Pleasureville, Henry Co., KY, page 141B.  Living with them was her mother, Malinda, age 50, born in KY.  Joseph was a farmer.  All their children were born in KY.  (R‑1)

Children - Henderson

  5.   Nellie Henderson, b.c. 1868.

  6.   Schuyler C. Henderson, b.c. 1870.

  7.   Bettie A. Henderson, b.c. 1871.

  8.   James Mat. Henderson, b.c. 1876.

  9.   John T. Henderson, b.c. 1878.

  10.  Mary S. Henderson, b. 1880.

 

Susan Martha Graves (3) was born about 1855 in Woodford Co., KY.  Although she was called Susan or Susan M. on the census records, she probably went by her middle name of Martha, since that is what she was called on her marriage record.  She married John Quincy Adams on 7 Sept. 1869.  He was born about 1842 in Henry Co., KY.  They were in the 1880 census for Pleasureville, Henry Co., KY, page 137A.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in KY.  (R‑2)

Children - Adams

  11.  Tilman W. Adams, b.c. 1871.

  12.  Mary E. Adams, b.c. 1874, m. Owen Turner.

  13.  Joseph H. Adams, b.c. 1875.

  14.  John Quincy Adams, b.c. 1878.

 

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[1] From the vital statistics for Franklin Co., KY, found at http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyfrankl/vstat-b1859.htm: July 22, 1859 - Mary E. Graves, female, alive, born near P. House, Franklin Co., father, Tillman Graaves - mother, Malinda Lowry, white, residence of parents, Franklin Co.