Rev. 19 May 1999, Gen. 585

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOHN GRAVES AND CONSTANCE LEWIS

OF MONNINGTON-ON-WYE AND MOCCAS, HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

John Graves (or Greves) (1) married Constance Lewis on 12 Sept. 1737 in Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, England. His surname and that of all his children was spelled Greves in the IGI. All the children were baptized in Moccas, Herefordshire. The date and place of his marriage and the baptisms of all his children are from the IGI. The only possibility for parents of John Graves, from the incomplete information in the IGI, is Thomas Graves, bapt. 22 or 23 April 1701, Blakemore, Herefordshire, m. Ann ------. (R-1)

Children - Graves (or Greves)

+2. John Graves, bapt. 9 July 1738, m. Elizabeth Derry, 27 Jan. 1769, bur. 21 June 1810.

3. Mary Graves, bapt. 27 May 1740.

4. Sarah Graves, bapt. 22 Jan. 1741.

5. Catherine Graves, bapt. 12 May 1745.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (1) AND CONSTANCE LEWIS

John Graves (2) was baptized 9 July 1738 in Moccas, Herefordshire, England, and was buried 21 June 1810 in Wellington, Herefordshire. He married Elizabeth Derry on 27 Jan. 1769 in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire. She was baptized 30 Nov. 1749 in Ullingswick, Herefordshire, and was buried 12 Oct. 1804 in Wellington. All their children were baptized in Wellington, Herefordshire, as shown in the IGI. (R-1)

Children - Graves

6. John Graves, bapt. 19 Nov. 1769.

+7. Elizabeth Graves, bapt. 24 Jan. 1773, m. William Meats, 28 May 1801, d.c. May 1833.

+8. William Graves, bapt. 30 Jan. 1775, m. Sarah Meats, 21 or 22 Oct. 1798.

9. Nathaniel Graves, bapt. 1 Jan. 1778.

10. Sarah Graves, bapt. 19 June 1780.

11. Mary Graves, bapt. 30 Nov. 1781, prob. m. Joseph Hope, 26 Oct. 1807 (Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire).

+12. James Graves, bapt. 4 March 1783, m. Ann Preece, 10 Jan. 1814.

13. Catherine Graves, bapt. 7 Nov. 1784.

14. Frances Graves (male), bapt. 28 Sept. 1788.

15. Susanna Graves, bapt. 29 Aug. 1792.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (2) AND ELIZABETH DERRY

Elizabeth Graves (7) was baptized 24 Jan. 1773 in Wellington, Herefordshire, and died about May 1833 in Marsh, Bridge Sollers, Herefordshire. She married William Meats (or Meates) on 28 May 1801 in Wellington. He was born about 1766, and died about Dec. 1833 in Marsh, Bridge Sollers, son of William Meates (bapt. 29 Feb. 1735 in England, m. 27 March 1758 in Mugginton, Derbyshire, d. 18 Aug. 1814 in Bridge Farm, Wellington) and Elizabeth Mason. The IGI shows all their children baptized in Wellington, with various spellings of the surname. (R-1)

Children - Meats

16. William Meete, bapt. 20 Jan. 1803.

17. John Meetes, bapt. 4 Sept. 1804.

18. Thomas Meate, bapt. 12 May 1806.

19. Elizabeth Meates, bapt. 16 Oct. 1808.

 

William Graves (8) was baptized 30 Jan. 1775 in Wellington, Herefordshire. He married Sarah Meats on 21 or 22 Oct. 1798 in Wellington. All their children were baptized in Wellington except for Helen and Leah, who were baptized in Ullingswick, Herefordshire (according to the IGI). (R-1)

Children - Graves

20. Elizabeth Graves, bapt. 17 May 1799.

21. Mary Ann Graves, bapt. 12 April 1803, m. Thomas Allen, 17 April 1834 (Wellington).

22. Charlotte Graves, bapt. 23 Jan. 1805, prob. died in infancy.

23. Charlotte Graves, bapt. 7 Oct. 1806.

24. William Graves, bapt. 21 Feb. 1808.

25. Sophia Graves, bapt. 6 May 1810.

26. Helen Graves, bapt. 16 Aug. 1812.

27. Leah Graves, bapt. 17 July 1814.

28. Thomas Graves, bapt. 27 Dec. 1818.

 

James Graves (12) was baptized 4 March 1783 in Wellington, Herefordshire. He married Ann (or Anne) Preece (or Preese) on 10 Jan. 1814 in Marden, Herefordshire. Either the early children listed below (all from the IGI) were not children of James, or James married Ann before 1814, or they were children of James by an earlier marriage, or they were born before the official marriage. (R-1)

Children - Graves

29. Ann Graves, bapt. 24 Nov. 1811 (Wellington, Here.).

30. John Graves, bapt. 19 Jan. 1813 (Wellington, Here.).

31. William Graves, bapt. 20 March 1814 (Marden, Here.).

32. Ann Graves, bapt. 5 Nov. 1815 (Marden, Here.).

33. Ann Graves, bapt. 17 Oct. 1816 (Marden, Here.).

34. James Graves, bapt. 28 Dec. 1817 (Much Cowarne or Preston Wynne, Here.), prob. m. Susannah Bullock, June 1854 (Burghill, Here.).

35. Mary Graves, bapt. 31 Aug. 1823 (Preston Wynne, Here.).

36. Catherine Graves, bapt. 11 (or 26) April 1825 (Preston Wynne, Here.).

37. Thomas Graves, bapt. 12 July 1825 (Preston Wynne, Here.).

 

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