Rev. 25 Oct. 2006, Gen. 746

 

DESCENDANTS OF CORNELIUS GRAVES AND MERCY ------ OF CT & OSWEGO CO., NY

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Cornelius Graves (1) was born about 1796 in CT or NY[1].  He married Mercy ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1808 in NY, and probably died before 1860.  Cornelius was listed in the 1830 and 1840 censuses for Hastings Twp., Oswego Co., NY.  They were in the 1850 census for Hastings, Oswego Co., NY, with 6 children.  He was in the 1860 census for Hastings with children Eliza and Russell.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in NY.

Children - Graves

  2.  Jacob W. Graves, b.c. 1827.

  3.  Sheldon B. Graves, b.c. 1829.

  4.  Harriet E. Graves, b.c. 1831.

  5.  daughter, died 1840-1850.

  6.  Betsey M. Graves, b.c. 1838.

  7.  Sarah Eliza Graves, b.c. 1841,

  8.  Russell L. Graves, b.c. 1846.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF CORNELIUS GRAVES (1) AND MERCY ------

Russell L. Graves (8) was born about 1852 in NY state.  He married Rebecca ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1842 in NY.  They lived in Cortland and Tompkins counties in upstate New York.  They were in the 1870 census for Cortlandville, Cortland Co., NY, and in the 1880 census for Virgil, Cortland Co., NY.  He was living with his son William as a widower in the 1910 census for Groton, Tompkins Co., NY.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in NY.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+9.  William M. Graves, b. Nov. 1870, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Jennie Graham, c. 1901,  d. 1940.

  10.  Mary G. Graves, b.c. 1873.

+11.  Effie Graves, b.c. 1875, m. Charly Gragham.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF RUSSELL GRAVES (8) AND REBECCA ------

William M. Graves (9) was born in 1870 and died in 1940.  The name of his first wife is not known.  He married second Jennie Graham about 1901.  She was born about 1869 in NY, and died before 1920.  He was in the 1900 census for Cuyler, Cortland Co., NY, as a widower, working as a farm laborer in the household of Neal Dobbins.  They were in the 1910 census for Groton, Tompkins Co., NY, with his widowed father living with them.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+12.  Floyd Spenser Graves, b.c. 1906, m. Dorothy Maurine Todd, d. 1992.

 

Effie Graves (11) was born about 1875.  She married Charly Gragham.  He was born about 1872.  (R‑1)

Children - Gragham

  13.  William Gragham, b.c. 1906.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM M. GRAVES (9)

Floyd Spenser Graves (12) was born about 1906 in NY, and died in 1992.  He married Dorothy Maurine Todd after 1930.  She was born in 1904 and died in 1993.  He was in the 1930 census for Ithaca, Tompkins Co., NY, age 23, as a lodger, working as an office clerk at a public utility.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+14.  Sue Graves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Dietz.

+15.  Donald Graves, m. Kathy ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+16.  Richard Graves, m. Terry ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+17.  David Lee Graves, b. 1940, m. Alana Ames Hogan, d. 1993.

 

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[1] The 1850 census for Cornelius and the 1880 census for his son Russell gave NY, but the 1860 census gave CT as his place of birth.