Rev. 20 Feb. 1998, Gen. 702

 

DESCENDANTS BETTY W. GRAVES AND LYMAN JUDSON LAUGHTON

OF VA

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Betty (or Bettie) W. Graves (1) was born 24 Sept. 1848 in Hanover Co., VA, died 10 Feb. 1878 in Richmond, VA, and was buried in Hollywood Cem., Richmond, next to her husband. There is no marker, but the records say she is there. She married Lyman Judson Laughton on 26 June 1866 at 7:30 p.m. in First Baptist Church, Richmond, VA, by the Rev. J. L. Barrows (or possibly Bariows).

Lyman had first married Ann Eliza Wingo. Ann died two weeks after giving birth to a son. Lyman served as a Confederate nurse in a Richmond hospital.

After Betty died, Lyman moved to New Jersey where he married for a third time and had 4 more children. (R-1)

Children - Laughton

2. Carrie Sue Laughton, b. 12 April 1867 (Henrico Co., VA).

3. Mary ("May") Alberta Laughton, b. 31 Oct. 1869 (NY City, NY), d. 4 Feb. 1876.

4. Grace ("Gracie") Louise Laughton, b. 28 Sept. 1871 (New Brunswick, NJ).

5. Sarah Estelle Laughton, b. 27 Aug. 1877. Probable daughter.

 

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