Rev. 21 Nov. 2006, Gen. 747

 

DESCENDANTS OF HENRY GRAVES AND CAROLINE ------

OF NY & MI

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Henry Graves (1) was born about 1816 in NH or PA[1].  He married Caroline ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1817 in MA or CT[2].  They were in the 1860 census for Carroll Twp., Chautauqua Co., NY, when he was a farmer.  They were in the 1870 census for Reynolds, Montcalm Co., MI, when he was a farm laborer.  The places of birth of PA for Henry and CT for Caroline match those given by William for his parents in the 1910 census.

Children - Graves

   2.  Warren I. Graves, b.c. 1843 (PA).

   3.  George H. Graves, b.c. 1845 (PA).

   4.  Eunice Graves, b.c. 1847 (MI).

   5.  John Graves, b.c. 1849 (Canada West).

   6.  Harriett Graves, b.c. 1853 (PA).

   7.  Lottie Graves, b.c. 1855 (PA).

+8.  William Riley Graves, b.c. 1858, m. Clementine ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1882.

   9.  Myrtle Graves, b.c. 1866 (PA).

   10.  Dean Graves, b.c. 1868 (MI).

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY GRAVES (1) AND CAROLINE ------

William Riley Graves (8) was born about 1858 in PA or in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY (in the extreme western part of NY, very close to Lake Erie)[3], and died in Gladwin, Gladwin Co., MI.  His name was given as Riley in the 1860 census and as William in all other censuses, so it is assumed (without proof) that his middle name may have been Riley.  He married Clementine (“Clema”) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1882.  She was born about 1864 in NY, and died in Gladwin, MI.  They lived in MI.  They were in the 1910 census for Butman Twp., Gladwin Co., MI.  They had only one child, according to the 1910 census.  He was a farmer.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+11.  Floyd Ray Graves, b. 2 June 1883, m. Stella Cora Charette, Nov. 1909, d. 31 Aug. 1945.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (8) AND CLEMENTINE ------

Floyd Ray Graves (11) was born 2 June 1883 in Jamestown, NY, and died 31 Aug. 1945 in Harrison, Clare Co., MI.  He married Stella Cora  Knowles (or Charette) in Nov. 1909 in MI.  She was born 10 June 1890 in ID, and died in Eaton Rapids, Eaton Co., WI.  They were in the 1910 census for Sherman Twp., Gladwin Co., MI.  All their children were born in MI.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

   12.  R. B. Ello Graves, b. 2 Feb. 1911, m. Florence Helen Vincent, d. 2 Sept. 1977 (Midland, Midland Co., MI).

   13.  Myrtle Marie Graves, d. Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI.

   14.  Ida May Graves, b. 23 Nov. 1915, m(1) Walter Frederick Hilderbrant, m(2) Raymond B. Fouch, m(3) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Bayne, m(4) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Welburn.

   15.  William Franklin Graves, b. 12 Feb. 1918, m. Wanda Barber, d. 1964 (Lake Orion, MI).

   16.  Macy Elroy Graves

   17.  Stella Graves, stillborn.

+18.  Betty Jane Graves

   19.  Josephine Clara Graves

 

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[1] The 1860 census gave his birthplace as NY, and the 1870 census gave PA.

[2] The 1860 census gave her birthplace as MA, and the 1870 census gave CT.

[3] R‑1 gave his birthplace as Jamestown, NY, but the 1870 and 1910 censuses gave PA.