Rev. 13 Aug. 2011, Gen. 613

 

DESCENDANTS OF HERCULES GRAVES AND EMALINE ------ OF NC

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Hercules Graves (1) 1833-1840 in NC[1].  He married Emaline ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1835 in NC (according to the 1870 census), or about 1846 in SC (according to the 1880 census).  They were in the 1870 and 1880 censuses for Hillsborough Twp., Orange Co., NC, with their race listed as black.  They are believed to be former slaves.  He was listed as laborer in 1870 and servant in 1880.  In 1870, he was called Herk, and the surname of the family was listed as Green.  He was in the 1910 census  for Hillsboro, Orange Co., NC, widowed, with the family of his daughter Maggie living with him.  All their children were born in NC.

Children – Graves

    2.  Lucretia Graves, b.c. 1858.

    3.  Richard Graves, b.c. 1864.

    4.  Washington Graves, b.c. 1866 or 1868.

    5.  Ellen Graves, b.c. 1871.

    6.  Hercules Graves, b.c. 1873.

+7.   Joseph Graves, b. 31 Oct. 1875, m. Parthenia Grady, c. 1899, d. 28 Dec. 1956.

    8.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1879.

+9.   Margaret J. Graves, b. June 1880, m. Clem Satterfield, 1900.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF HERCULES GRAVES (1) AND EMALINE ------

Joseph Graves (7) was born 31 Oct. 1875 in Orange Co., NC, and died 28 Dec. 1956 in Durham, Durham Co., NC[2].  He married Parthenia (“Thena”) Grady, daughter of Taylor Grady and Annie Clark, about 1899.  She was born in Oct. 1882 in NC, and died 13 July 1935 in Durham, NC.  They were in the 1900 census for Hillsborough Twp., Orange Co., NC, living next to his sister Margaret.  They were in the 1910 and 1930 censuses for Durham, Durham Co., NC.  In 1910, 4 of their 6 children were still living.  In 1930, he and some of the members of his household worked in a tobacco factory.  All their children were born in NC.

Children – Graves

+10.   Cleora Graves, b.c. 1899, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Long, d. 1973.

    11.   Rebecca Graves, b.c. 1901, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Mitchell, d. 1970.

    12.   Wesley T. (or Westly O.) Graves, b.c. 1904.

    13.   Victoria Graves, b.c. 1908.

    14.   James Hercules Graves, b. 15 Oct. 1911 (Durham, Durham Co., NC), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 17 Sept. 1997 (Durham, Durham Co., NC).  Bur. 25 Sept. 1997, Glenview Memorial Park, Durham, NC.  Divorced at time of death.[3]  He served as a Corporal, U.S. Army, World War II.

    15.   Annie E. Graves, b.c. 1914, d. 1943.

    16.   Joseph Graves, b.c. 1918.

    17.   John W. Graves, b.c. 1921, d. 1950.

    18.   Nellie Mary Graves, b.c. 1923.

    19.   Arthur C. Graves, b. 1925, d. 1926.

 

Margaret J. Graves (9) was born in June 1880 in NC[4].  She married Clem Satterfield about 1900.  He was born in May 1873 in NC.  They were in the 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930 censuses for Hillsborough Twp., Orange Co., NC.  He was a gardener in 1900, a fireman in a cotton mill in 1910, and a janitor in a cotton mill in 1930.  In 1930, Edward Satterfield, 7, a grandson, was living with them.  All their children were born in NC.  (R‑1)

Children – Satterfield

    20.   James C. Satterfield, b.c. 1901.

    21.   Annie E. Satterfield, b.c. 1904.

    22.   Mary M. Satterfield, b.c. 1915, m. Grant S. Williams, d. 10 June 2004.

    23.   Inez Satterfield, b.c. 1921.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH GRAVES (7) AND THENA ------

Cleora (“Cleo”) Graves (10) was born about 1899 in NC.  She married ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Long.  She and her 3 children were living with her parents in 1930.

Children - Lang

    24.   J. Ben Long, b.c. 1923.

    25.   R. Lee Long, b.c. 1924.

    26.   Victoria E. Long, b.c. 1929.

 

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[1] The 1870 census gave his age as 37, and the 1880 census gave it as 40.

[2] Dates and places of his birth and death are from North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, on Ancestry.com.

[3] Information from North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004, Ancestry.com, and U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, Ancestry.com.

[4] His daughter Mary said she was born in June 1882, but the 1900 census gives June 1880.  The 1920 census gives her age as 38, and the 1930 census gives 48.