Rev. 3 Jan. 2004, Gen. 763

 

DESCENDANTS OF JAMES GREAVES AND MARY ------ OF LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE & NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

James Greaves (1) was born about 1760.  He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1778.  She was born about 1758.  Their first three children were baptized in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, and the others in St. Mary's, Nottingham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

+2.  Robert Greaves, bapt. 9 Sept. 1782, m. Mary Renshaw, 21 March 1808, d. 16 June 1855.

  3.  Jane Greaves, bapt. 2 Aug. 1787, m. John Skipton, 18 Nov. 1804.

  4.  James Greaves, bapt. 16 April 1789.

  5.  Sarah Greaves, bapt. 27 Jan. 1792, m. Thomas Baker, 13 Nov. 1815.

  6.  Thomas Greaves, bapt. 27 June 1795, m. Mary Chambers, 30 Sept. 1821.

  7.  Mary Ann Greaves, bapt. 14 Sept. 1800.

  8.  Joseph Greaves, bapt. 10 June 1810.

  9.  William Greaves, bapt. 25 June 1811.

  10.  Elizabeth Greaves, bapt. 17 Dec. 1815.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES GREAVES (1) AND MARY ------

Robert Greaves (2) was baptized 9 Sept. 1782 in Nottingham St. Mary's, and was buried 16 June 1855 in Skegby.  He married Mary Renshaw of Skegby, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Nottingham, on 21 March 1808 in Skegby.  The witnesses were John Hardstaff and Ruth Cooper.  Mary was born 20 Aug. 1789 in Skegby, and died 29 Sept. 1859 in Skegby.  All their children were born and/or baptized in Skegby.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  11.  Elizabeth Greaves, bapt. 29 Jan. 1809, m. Henry Godber, 15 July 1839 (Skegby, Notts.), d. 24 Oct. 1874 (Alfreton, Derbyshire).  He was b.c. 1815, and d. 19 Dec. 1889.

+12.  Samuel Greaves, bapt. 23 June 1811, m. Ann Moakes, 17 Oct. 1834, d. 17 March 1887.

  13.  Ann Greaves, bapt. 4 Dec. 1813.

+14.  Robert Greaves bapt. 3 Nov. 1816, m. Mary Caunt, 18 Oct. 1841, d. 3 Jan. 1883.

  15.  Mary Greaves, bapt. 30 July 1820.

  16.  Henry Greaves, b.c. 1822.

  17.  James Greaves, b.c. 1824.

  18.  Sarah Greaves, bapt. 21 Jan. 1827.

+19.  William Greaves, bapt. 16 Jan. 1831, m. Hannah M. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT GREAVES (1) AND MARY RENSHAW

Samuel Greaves (12) was baptized 23 June 1811 and died 17 March 1887, both in Skegby, Nottinghamshire.  He married Ann Moakes on 17 Oct. 1834 in Teversal, Notts.  She was born about 1814 in Fackley (?).  All their children were born in Skegby, Notts.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  20.  Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1834.

  21.  Samuel Greaves, b.c. 1837.

  22.  Mary Greaves, b. 19 Jan. 1840.

  23.  Ann Greaves, b.c. 1844.

  24.  Sarah Greaves, b.c. 1845.

+25.  Jane Greaves, b.c. 1850, m. George Caunt, 3 Oct. 1870.

  26.  James Greaves, b. 11 May 1856.

 

Robert Greaves (14) was baptized 3 Nov. 1816 in Skegby, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, and died 3 Jan. 1883 in Skegby.  He married Mary Caunt on 18 Oct. 1841 in Skegby (information from the I.G.I.).  She was born about 1817 in Derbyshire, and died 1 Dec. 1886 in Stanton Hill, Notts.  All their children were born in Skegby.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Greaves

+27.  Thomas Greaves, bapt. 4 June 1842, m. Ann Denby, 8 July 1866, d. 17 March 1916.

  28.  Robert Greaves, b.13 Dec. 1846, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  29.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1851, m. William Hallam, 25 Dec. 1871 (Skegby).

+30.  John Henry Greaves, b. 16 July 1853, m(1) Elizabeth Pearson, 28 Dec. 1874, m(2) Elizabeth Chambers.

  31.  James Greaves, b.c. 1854.

  32.  Sarah A. Greaves, b.c. 1859.

  33.  William Greaves, b.c. 1860.

  34.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1861.

 

William Greaves (19) was baptized 16 Jan. 1831 in Skegby, Notts.  He married Hannah M. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1828.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  35.  William Greaves, b.c. 1860.

  36.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1861.

  37.  James Greaves

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL GREAVES (12) AND ANN MOAKES

Jane Greaves (25) was born about 1850 in Skegby, Notts.  Her name was mistakenly spelled Graves in the 1881 census.  She married George Caunt on 3 Oct. 1870 in Mansfield.  He was born 16 Dec. 1848 in Skegby.  (R‑2)

Children - Caunt

  38.  George Edwin Caunt, b.c. 1873 (Sneinton), m. Sophia Turner, 9 Feb. 1895 (Skegby).

  39.  John Caunt, b. 2 April 1873 (Skegby).

  40.  Amos L. Caunt, b.c. 1876 (Skegby).

  41.  Florence Caunt, b.c. 1879 (Nottingham).

  42.  William Caunt, b.c. 1882 (Nottingham).

  43.  Jesse Caunt, b.c. 1885 (Carrington).

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT GREAVES (14) AND MARY CAUNT

Thomas Greaves (27) was baptized 4 June 1842 and died 17 March 1916, both in Skegby.  He married Ann Denby on 8 July 1866 in Mansfield.  She was born about 1843 and died 28 June 1921.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  44.  Mary E. Greaves, b.c. 1870.

+45.  Lily Greaves, b. 27 Jan. 1873, m. William Hurt, 20 June 1891, d. 1928.

 

John Henry Greaves (30) was born 16 July 1853 in Skegby, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottingham.  He married Elizabeth Pearson on 28 Dec. 1874.  John, a bachelor, was age 21, of Forest Side, Skegby, and a collier by trade.  Elizabeth was a spinster, age 19, also of Forest Side, Skegby.  The witnesses were William Fletcher and Sarah Ann Pike. The family whispers are that Elizabeth died in childbirth.  There is a daughter, Ada Greaves, born around 1873 or 1874 that it is assumed was from this first marriage.

John Henry Greaves married for a second time to Elizabeth Chambers.  No certificate for this marriage has been found, but would be 1874-1876.  The birth order of the children without dates is unsure.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves, by Elizabeth Pearson

  46.  Ada Greaves, b.c. 1873.

Children - Greaves, by Elizabeth Chambers

+47.  John Thomas Greaves, b. 15 Jan. 1876, m(1) Caroline Ann Fletcher, 6 May 1899, m(2) Eliza Welbourn, 23 June 1901.

  48.  Mary Kate Greaves, b.c. 1879 (Skegby).

  49.  William Greaves, b.c. 1880.

  50.  Arthur Greaves, m. Carrie ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  51.  Clara Greaves

  52.  George (or Henry) Greaves, m. Caroline Maria ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  53.  Elizabeth Greaves, m. William Pykett.

  54.  Charles Greaves, b.c. 1894.

+55.  Frederick Greaves, b. 28 June 1897, m. Edith Mortlock, 11 June 1916, d. 23 July 1983.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GREAVES (27) AND ANN DENBY

Lily Greaves (45) was born 27 Jan. 1873 in Forest Skegby, and died in 1928 at 144 Outram St., Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts.  She married William Hurt on 20 June 1891 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts.  He was born 24 June 1869 at Victoria St., Radford, and died in Oct. 1935 at 144 Outram St., Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts.  At least all their children but Frank were born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, and they were probably all born there.  (R‑2)

Children - Hurt

+56.  Thomas W. Hurt, b. 10 Sept. 1891, m. Edith Wilkinson, 25 Dec. 1919, d. 26 Jan. 1954.

  57.  Annie Elizabeth Hurt, b. Nov. 1892, m. Sampson Clay Brooks, c. 1920, d.c. 1958 (Sutton-in-Ashfield).

  58.  Nora Lily Hurt, b. 15 Aug. 1894, m. Alfred Bailey, (Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts.), d. 27 April 1961 (Sutton-in-Ashfield).

  59.  Harriet Semina Hurt, b. 20 July 1901, m(1) Ben Smith, m(2) Harold Adams.

  60.  Frank Pierre Hurt, b. 22 Sept. 1903, m(1) Freda Trueman, m(2) Margot Potter, d. 9 Aug. 1973 (Darlington, Perth, W. Australia).

  61.  Helen Hurt, b.c. 1907, m. Alec Coleman, c. 1934 (St. Michaels, Sutton-in-Ashfield).

  62.  John Alfred Hurt, b. 22 May 1909, m. Edna Wilkinson, 18 Feb. 1935 (Bardsley Holy Trinity), d. 3 May 1990 (Leabrooks, Derbys.).  She was b. 2 April 1914 and d. 10 Feb. 1990.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN HENRY GREAVES (30)

John Thomas Greaves (47) was born 15 Jan. 1876 in Skegby.  He first married Caroline Ann Fletcher on 6 May 1899 at the parish church, North Wilford, Nottinghamshire.  The witnesses were James Fletcher and Mary Palmer.  John, a bachelor, was 23.  Caroline, a spinster, was 20.  Caroline died of entric fever at age 21 years, on 22 March 1900 at 8 Pegg Street, Nottingham.  There were no children from this marriage.

John married his second wife, Eliza (or Elizabeth) Welbourn, on 23 June 1901 at St. Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham.  The witnesses were T. Welbourn. and C. Welbourn who are probably Eliza's brother and sister, Thomas and Cecelia Welbourn.  John was a widow, age 25.  Eliza was a spinster, age 32.  Eliza died on 26 March 1948, age 78, in the couple's home/off licence shop, 70 Briar Street, The Meadows. Nottingham.  Eliza and daughter Mary ran the shop.  John and his son were miners at Clifton pit.  All their children were born and/or baptized in The Meadows, Nottingham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves, by Eliza Welbourn

  63.  Louisa Greaves, bapt. 3 July 1903, m. Jack Lowther.

+64.  John Thomas Greaves, b. 27 Sept. 1904, m. Ada Atkinson, 18 April 1927, d. 14 Jan. 1945.

  65.  Mary Greaves, m. William Bowley.

 

Frederick Greaves (55) was born 28 June 1897 and died 23 July 1983.  He married Edith Mortlock (or Motlock) on 11 June 1916 in Godmanchester.  She was born 3 Oct. 1897 and died 20 Jan. 1980.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

+66.  Edith Kathleen Greaves

  67.  Margery Greaves

  68.  Louisa Elsie Greaves

  69.  Joyce Gwendoline Greaves

  70.  Frederick George Greaves

+71.  John Henry Greaves

  72.  Maurice Greaves

  73.  William Arthur Greaves

+74.  Joan Elizabeth Greaves

+75.  Maureen Greaves

  76.  Shirley Ann Greaves

  77.  Pauline Greaves

  78.  Brian Keith Greaves

 

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