Rev. 2 June 2004, Gen. 768

 

DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE F. GREAVES AND CAROLINE MATILDA BANDY OF YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND & WICHITA, KS

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

George Francis Greaves (1) was born 23 April 1826 in Yorkshire, England, died 16 March 1899 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, and was buried in Highland Cem., Wichita.  He arrived on the ship Nile in New York City in Aug. 1844, perhaps sailing from Liverpool, England.  He married Caroline Matilda Bandy, daughter of Elihu Bandy and Elizabeth Thompson, on 24 Oct. 1850 in Greene Co., IL.  She was born in Nov. 1833 in Illinois, and died 9 Jan. 1920 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS.  They were in the 1880 census for Delano Twp., Sedgwick Co., KS, page 439A, with all children listed as born in IL, father born in England, mother born in IL.  George was a farmer.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  2.  Eliza B. Greaves, b.c. 1852.

+3.  John Elihu Greaves, b. 21 Aug. 1857, m. Elizabeth J. Garvy, 11 Aug. 1881, d. 24 Nov. 1930.

  4.  Robert C. Greaves, b.c. 1858 of 1860, d. 1887.

+5.  Francis Valentine Greaves, b.c. 1864, m. Lillie Handquist, March 1888, d. 16 Oct. 1952.

  6.  Harriet (“Hattie”) Greaves, b.c. 1867, m. Tommy Garvy.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE F. GREAVES (1) AND CAROLINE M. BANDY

John Elihu Greaves (3) was born 21 Aug. 1857 in Illinois, and died 24 Nov. 1930.  He married Elizabeth J. Garvy on 11 Aug. 1881.  She was born 3 April 1864 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, and died 18 May 1943.  They were both buried in G.A.R. Cem., Miami, Ottawa Co., OK.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  7.   Pansy M. Greaves, b. 21 July 1882, d. 8 March 1905.

+8.   Fred Greaves, b. 31 Aug. 1883, m. Amalia Woodman, d. 20 March 1938.

+9.   George Carroll Greaves, b. 29 Dec. 1885, m. Marie B. Swartz, 3 Aug. 1918, d. 27 Feb. 1968.

+10.  Raymond Leslie Greaves, b. 21 July 1887, m. Mary Ann Blair, 15 Sept. 1911, d. 17 April 1983.

 

Francis Valentine Greaves (5) was born about 1864 and died 16 Oct. 1952.  He married Lillie Handquist in March 1888.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  11.  Bressline Greaves, b. 15 Aug. 1890, d. 1961.

  12.  Robert F. Greaves, b. 13 Sept. 1893, d. 16 April 1919.

  13.  Bernice C. Greaves, b. 5 March 1896.

  14.  child

  15.  child

  16.  Roger Reynolds Greaves, b. 6 Dec. 1906, d. July 1953.

  17.  child

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN E. GREAVES (3) AND ELIZABETH J. GARVY

Fred Greaves (8) was born 31 Aug. 1883 and died 20 March 1938.  He married Amalia Woodman.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  18.  Everette Greaves, b. 11 Jan. 1923, d. 22 May 1994.

  19.  child

  20.  child

  21.  child

  22.  child

 

George Carroll Greaves (9) was born 29 Dec. 1885 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, and died 27 Feb. 1968 in Miami, Ottawa Co., OK.  He married Marie B. Swartz on 3 Aug. 1918.  She was born 30 May 1896, and died 9 Aug. 1969 in Miami, Ottawa Co., KS.  They were both buried in G.A.R. Cem., Miami, OK.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  23.  George Allen Greaves, b. 13 June 1923, d. 15 May 1951.

  24.  child

  25.  child

 

Raymond Leslie Greaves (10) was born 21 July 1887 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, and died 17 April 1983.  He married Mary Ann Blair, daughter of Robert Buford Blair and Calista Evelyn Bishop, on 15 Sept. 1911.  She was born 16 March 1893 in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (later OK), and died 29 July 1970.  They were both buried in G.A.R. Cem., Miami, Ottawa Co., OK.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  26.  son, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Gress, m(2) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Busby.  1 child by 1st marriage, and 2 children by 2nd marriage.

  27.  daughter, m. Ray Isaac Essex.  2 children.

  28.  Raymond Leslie Greaves, Jr., b. 26 Feb. 1918 (Fairland, OK), m. Hazel Higgins, 2 Dec. 1938 (Miami, Ottawa Co., OK), d. 25 Aug. 1988 (Tulsa, OK).  She was b. 1 Aug. 1920 in Magoffin Co., KY, and d. 1998 in Tulsa, OK, dau. of Burnett Higgins and Mollie Baldridge.  They were both bur. G.A.R. Cem., Miami, OK.  2 sons and 1 daughter.

  29.  daughter, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Brown.  3 children.

  30.  daughter, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Speciale.  5 children.

 

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