Rev. 23 Aug. 2006, Gen. 708

 

DESCENDANTS OF OLIVER P. GRAVES AND MARY CAROLINE MARSH

OF NY & WI

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Oliver P. Graves (1) was born 22 Feb. 1813 in NY, and died 5 Aug. 1897 in Milwaukee, WI.  He was a farmer.  He married Mary Caroline Marsh, daughter of Nicholas Marsh, before 1844.  She was born in 1822 in NY, and died 14 May 1885 in Milwaukee, WI.  They were both buried in Forest Home Cem., Milwaukee, WI.  All their children were born in Raymond, Racine Co., WI.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+2.  Jiles Albert Graves, b. 1844, m. Roby Mariah Duffus, 10 May 1868.

  3.  Hiram Graves, b. 1846.

+4.  Oliver P. Graves, Jr., b. Feb. 1854, m(1) Susan M. Chapman, c. 1878, m(2) Melissa ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 1910-1920, d. 1920-1930.

  5.  George Graves, b. 1856.

  6.  Stephen Graves, b. 1860.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF OLIVER P. GRAVES (1) AND MARY C. MARSH

Jiles Albert Graves (2) was born in 1844 in Raymond, Racine Co., WI.  He married Roby (or Ruby Ann) Mariah (or Marie or Maria) Duffus, daughter of Alexander Duffus (b. 21 Jan. 1804) and Hannah Baker (b. 20 April 1824), on 10 May 1868 in Thompsonville, Racine Co., WI.  She was born 21 Jan. 1847 in Canada, died 26 March 1926 in Milwaukee, WI, and was buried at Wanderers Rest, Milwaukee, WI.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  7.  Albert N. Graves, b. 1869 (MO).

+8.  George Washington Graves, b. 10 May 1871, m. Ella May Bradway, 4 Feb. 1900, d. 31 March 1939.

  9.  Giles (or Jiles) A. Graves, d. 29 Jan. 1905.

 

Oliver P. Graves, Jr. (4) was born in Feb. 1854 in WI, and died 1920-1930.  He first married Susan M. Chapman about 1878.  She was born about 1863 in IA, and died after 1930.  Oliver and Susan divorced about 1902.  Oliver married second Melissa 1910-1920.  She was born about 1865 in WI.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves, by Susan M. Chapman

  10.  William Graves, b. Sept. 1879 (KS).

  11.  George Allan Graves, b. 14 March 1884 (WI).

  12.  Mary C. Graves, b. April 1886 (WI).

+13.  Alma M. Graves, b. Aug. 1888, m. Harry Rush, d. before 1930.

+14.  Grace Mae Graves, b. 1 June 1895, m. Arthur Lee Barrett, c. 1914, d. July 1986.

+15.  James Alvin Graves, b. 27 Feb. 1898, m. Catherine Ethel Hayes, 27 April 1923, d. 7 May 1963.

  16.  infant, b. before 1900.

  17.  infant, b. before 1900.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JILES A. GRAVES (2) AND ROBY M. DUFFUS

George Washington Graves (8) was born 10 May 1871 in Racine Co., WI, died 31 March 1939 in Escanaba, Delta Co., MI, and was buried 2 April 1939 in Lake View Cem., Escanaba, MI.  He married Ella May Bradway on 4 Feb. 1900 in Milwaukee, WI.  She was born 12 Oct. 1869 in Palmyra, Jefferson Co., WI, died 6 Oct. 1939 in Escanaba, MI, and was buried 8 Oct. 1939 in Lake View Cem., Escanaba, daughter of Benjamin O. (or C.) Bradway (b. 14 Feb. 1823) and Edna May (or Mae) Montford (b. 28 Dec. 1828).

Ella first married Edward Duffus on 10 March 1884, and they divorced 12 Jan. 1900.  By this marriage she had 3 children, all born in Milwaukee, WI: (1) Charles Tracy Duffus, b. 19 May 1887, m. Gertrude Galbraith, d. 21 March 1950 (Paradise, CA), (2) Earl Lewellen Duffus, b. 23 Sept. 1889, m. Anne ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 15 June 1911, d. 21 March 1959 (Wauwatosa Twp., Wauwatosa Co., WI), (3) Percival Kermont (“Percy”) Duffus, b. 10 Feb. 1892, m. Gertrude Duffus, m. 15 June 19‑‑, d. 4 Oct. 1954 (Milwaukee, WI).  The first 2 children were adopted prior to 1897 by Jack and Edna Lorch, Milwaukee, WI, but retained their birth name of Duffus.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+18.  Violet Leona Graves, b. 10 Aug. 1906, m. Edmond Joseph Nault, 10 Oct. 1923, d. 11 Aug. 1967.

 

CHILDREN OF OLIVER P. GRAVES, JR. (4) AND SUSAN M. CHAPMAN

Alma M. Graves (13) was born in Aug. 1888 in WI, and died before 1930.  She married Harry Rush.  He was born about 1890 in WI.  Their first 3 children were born in WI and the fourth in MI.  (R‑2)

Children - Rush

  19.  Harry Rush, Jr., b.c. 1908.

  20.  Grace Rush, b.c. 1911.

  21.  Gordon Rush, b.c. 1913.

  22.  Mildred M. Rush, b.c. 1919.

 

Grace Mae Graves (14) was born 1 June 1895 in WI, and died in July 1986.  She maried Arthur Lee Barrett about 1914.  He was born 5 Aug. 1891 in MO, and died in April 1978.  Both their children were born in MO.  (R‑2)

Children - Barrett

  23.  Billy Lee Barrett, b.c. 1916.

  24.  Sue Annett Barrett, b.c. 1918, d. June 1934 (Maplewood, St. Louis Co., MO).

 

James Alvin Graves (15) was born 27 Feb. 1898 in LaFarge, Vernon Co., MO, and died 7 May 1963 in University City, St. Louis Co., MO.  He married Catherine Ethel Hayes on 27 April 1923 in St. Charles, MO.  She was born 4 Sept. 1904 in University City, St. Louis Co., MO, and died 27 June 1997 in St. Louis, MO.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

  25.  infant, b. 15 Aug. 1924 (University City, St. Louis Co., MO), d. 18 Aug. 1924 (University City, St. Louis Co., MO).

  26.  infant, b. and d. before 1929.

  27.  Grace Graves, living in 2006.

  28.  Elaine Catherine Graves, b. 20 March 1932, d. 16 June 1973.

 

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