Rev. 13 June 2014, Gen. 793

 

DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD GRAVES AND MARY BADCOCKE

OF COTTENHAM, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Richard Graves (1) was born about 1576 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England.  He married Mary Badcocke, daughter of Thomas Badcocke and Margaret Adam, on 11 June 1601 in Cottenham.  She was born about 1577 in Cottenham.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑5)

Children - Graves

  2.  James Graves, b.c. 1603.

  3.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1605.

+4.  Thomas Graves, b. 3 June 1608, m. Joan Umphrie, 4 May 1641.

  5.  Elizabeth Graves, b. 2 June 1611.

  6.  Maria Graves, b.c. 1613.

  7.  Henry Graves, b.c. 1615.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF RICHARD GRAVES (1) AND MARY BADCOCKE

Thomas Graves (4) was born 3 June 1608 in Cottenham, Cambridgewhire.  He married Joan Umphrie (or Humphrey) on 4 May 1641 in Cottenham.  She was born about 1611 in Stretham, Cambridgeshire.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑5, R‑6)

Children - Graves

  8.  Joane Graves, b. 2 June 1644, m. William Cooper, 5 Oct. 1714 (Cottenham).

+9.  Richard Graves, b. 15 March 1645, m. Ann Hartgrove.  She was b.c. 1646 in Cottenham.

  10.  Marie Graves, b. 26 Dec. 1647, m. Francis Goodday, 11 Sept. 1714 (Haddenham, Cambridgeshire).

  11.  James Graves, b. 13 Feb. 1648.  May have had 1 daughter, Elisabeth Graves.

  12.  Elisabeth Graves, b. 5 June 1655.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (4) AND JOAN UMPHRIE

Richard Graves (9) was born 15 March 1645 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Ann Hartgrove[1].  She was born about 1646 in Cottenham.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑5)

Children - Graves

  13.  Thomas Graves, b. 27 Oct. 1672.

  14.  Elisabeth Graves, b. 15 Jan. 1681.

+15.  John Graves, b. 18 Jan. 1682, m. Elizabeth Saintey, 10 June 1701.

  16.  Richard Graves, b. 25 Oct. 1685.

  17.  William Graves, b. 25 Oct. 1685.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF RICHARD GRAVES (9) AND ANN ------

John (or James) Graves (15) was born 18 Jan. 1682 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Elizabeth Saintey, daughter of John Saintey and Elizabeth Woods (or Grase), on 10 June 1701 in Cottenham.  She was born 25 Feb. 1675 and died in Sept. 1709 (or in 1736), both in Cottenham.  Both their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑2, R‑5)

Children - Graves

+18.  William Graves, b. 2 Feb. 1703, m. Mary Papworth, 18 May 1741, d. 3 Feb. 1782.

  19.  John Graves, b.c. 1707.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES GRAVES (15) AND ELIZABETH SAINTEY

William Graves (18) was born 2 Feb. 1703 and died 3 Feb. 1782, both in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Mary Papworth, daughter of John Papworth and Susanna ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 18 May 1741 in Cottenham.  She was born in 1717 and died in 1782, both in Cottenham.  All their children were born in Cottenham except for Sarah possibly born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  (R‑2, R‑5)

Children - Graves

  20.  John Graves, b.c. 1741, d. 9 April 1743 (Cottenham).

  21.  Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1744.

  22.  Ann Graves, b. 6 May 1747, d. 1797 (Cottenham).

  23.  Judah Graves, b.c. 1747.

  24.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1751, d. 1797.

+25.  Thomas Graves, b. 28 Sept. 1755, m. Sarah Watson, 21 Jan. 1777, d. 1830.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (18) AND MARY PAPWORTH

 

Thomas Graves (25) was born 28 Sept. 1755 and died in 1830, both in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Sarah Watson, daughter of Robert Watson and Ann Chaunter, on 21 Jan. 1777 in Cottenham.  She was born in 1757 and died in 1820, both in Cottenham.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑2, R‑7)

Children - Graves

+26.  William Graves, b.c. 1780 (or 1772), m. Mary Smith.

  27.  John Graves, b.c. 1777, m. Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was b.c. 1793 in Cottenham.

  28.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1780, d. 1785 (Cottenham).

  29.  Elisabeth Graves, b.c. 1783, d. 1783 (Cottenham).

  30.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1786.

  31.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1788, d. 1833 (Cottenham).

  32.  Elisabeth Graves, b.c. 1791.

 

 

GENERATION 7

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (25) AND SARAH WATSON

William Graves (26) was born about 1780 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Mary Smith.  She was born in 1773 in Cottenham, and died 14 July 1807.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑2, R‑7)

Children - Graves

+33.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1797, m. Elizabeth King Burkett, 18 Jan. 1820, d. 15 June 1876.

  34.  Ann Graves, b.c. 1802.

  35.  William Graves, b.c. 1813, d. 1829 (Cottenham).

 

 

GENERATION 8

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (26) AND MARY SMITH

Thomas Graves (33) was born about 1797 and was buried 20 June 1876 (at age 78, in Cottenham Dissenters Cem. records), both in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England.  He married Elizabeth King Burkett, daughter of William Burkett and Alice Smith, on 18 Jan. 1820 in Cottenham[2].  She was born about 1797 and died 6 Jan. 1884, both in Cottenham.

The 1851 census listed them both as 54 years of age, with him an agricultural laborer in Churchfield, Cambs.  The 1861 census listed them both as 65 years of age, with him as highway laborer living in Broad Lane.  Granddaughter Emma was staying with them.  She was 15, so not likely to belong to any of the children known.  It can reasonably be assumed that there are older children.  The 1871 census showed them both 76 years of age, living at Mortons Almshouses.

All their known children were born in Cottenham, Cambs.  (R‑1, R‑2, R‑7)

Children - Graves

+36.  William Graves, b.c. 1820, m. Sarah Ann Carrington, 18 Oct. 1846.

  37.  Eliza Graves, b.c. 1822, m. William Norman.

+38.  John Graves, b.c. 1823, m. Mary Allen, d. 1900.

  39.  Rebecca Graves, b.c. 1825, m. William Cook (or Cooke), 1846 (Cottenham).  He was b.c. 1821 in Cottenham, and d. 1901.

  40.  Mary Graves, b.c. 1829, m. William Gifford.

+41.  Sarah Graves, b.c. 1831, m. Robert King.

+42.  James Graves, b.c. 1834, m. Harriett Radford, d. March 1923.

+43.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1836, m. Harriett King Longstaff, d. 1895.

+44.  Esther Graves, b. 26 Sept. 1838, m. Charles Henry Wilkin, 18 Oct. 1857.

 

 

GENERATION 9

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (33) AND ELIZABETH K. BURKETT

William Graves (36) was born about 1820 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Sarah Ann Carrington on 18 Oct. 1846 in Cottenham.  She was born about 1820 in Oakington, Cambridgeshire.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

  45.  Jane Graves, b.c. 1849.

  46.  Hannah Graves, b.c. 1852.

  47.  Carrington Graves, b.c. 1854.

  48.  James Graves, b.c. 1856.

  49.  Elizabeth A. Graves, b.c. 1858.

 

John Graves (38) was born about 1823 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England, and died in 1900 in Riceville, Mitchell Co., IA, U.S.  He married Mary Allen in England.  She was born about 1823 in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, and died 12 Nov. 1896 in Riceville, IA.  Based on the births of their children, they must have arrived in the U.S. about 1854.  They were in the 1860 census for Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY, Vails Mills P.O., page 615, with the surname indexed as Gravis, and 5 children (Walter through Esther, 5 months, as listed below); Ann and Harriet were not in the household.  (Harriett had married, and Ann may have.)  They were in the 1870 census for Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., WI, Waupun P.O., page 458.  John was a laborer in 1860 and a farmer in 1870.  Their first 4 children were born in England, the next 4 were born in NY, and the last was born in WI.  (R‑4)

Children - Graves

  50.  Ann Graves, b.c. 1846.

+51.  Harriett Graves, b. May 1848, m. Oscar Jeffers, c. 1870.

+52.  Walter F. Graves, b.c. 1850, m. Hannah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 13 Nov. 1902.

+53.  Allen Emmington Graves, b. 4 March 1853, m. Flora Adell Taylor, d. 1 March 1923.

  54.  Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1855.  Not in 1870 census.

+55.  Mary E. Graves, b. May 1857, m. John R. Gaffney, c. 1879, d. 29 April 1919.

+56.  Esther Graves, b. 23 April 1860, m. Monroe Sylvester Mosher, 17 Sept. 1881.

  57.  Martha Graves, b.c. 1865.

+58.  William James Graves, b. 31 Oct. 1867, m. Rachel Sarah Nicholas, 11 Dec. 1889, d. 7 Oct. 1944.

 

Sarah Graves (41) was born in 1831 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  She married Robert King.  He was born 1822 in Hardwick.  They were living with her parents at the 1851 census, and he was listed as an agricultural laborer.  He was baptized in 1834 in Cottenham.  (R‑1)

Children - King

  59.  Elizabeth King, b. 1849 (Cottenham, Cambs.).

 

James Graves (42) was born about 1834 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, and died in March 1923 (or 12 March 1924) in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire.  He married Harriett Radford.  She was born about 1836 or 1840 in Oakington, Cambs.

The 1851 through 1881 censuses showed James as an agricultural laborer, living with his parents in 1851, married and living at Cowpasture Cottage in 1861, living at Smithy Fen in 1871, and at Kings Hedges, Chesterton in 1881.  He was referred to as a farm laborer in 1894 when his daughter Elizabeth married.

Their first 11 children were born in Cottenham, Cambs., and the last 2 in Wentworth, Cambs.  (R‑1, R‑7)

Children - Graves

  60.  Sarah Ann Graves, b. March 1855.

+61.  Alfred Graves, b. Sept. 1857, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  62.  Walter Graves, b. June 1859.

+63.  Herbert Graves, b. 23 Feb. 1861, m(1) Susannah Coombe Gorman, 4 May 1879, m(2) Catherine Mahoney, d. 1935.

  64.  John Graves, b.c. 1864.

  65.  Harriett Graves, b. 3 May 1865.

+66.  Ezra Graves, b. June 1867, m. Catherine ‑‑‑‑‑‑..

+67.  Mary Elizabeth Graves, b. 4 March 1869, m. Harry Alfred Thomas Pearce, d. April-June 1896.

  68.  Kate Graves, b. Dec. 1871.

  69.  Ellen Graves, b. 11 April 1873, d. 1 March 1952 (Willingham, Cambs.).

  70.  Ernest Graves, b. 1876.

  71.  Henry James Graves, b. 1878.

  72.  Fredric Graves, b. 1879.

 

Thomas Graves (43) was born about 1836 or 1837 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, and died in 1895 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  He married Harriett King Longstaff, daughter of Edward Longstaff and Rebecca King.  She was born in March 1838 in Hardwick, Cambridgeshire, and died in March 1905 in Cambridgeshire.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

  73.  Mary Jane Graves, b. March 1860, m. Thomas Clark.

  74.  Jonathan Graves, b. June 1862, m. Eliza ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was b.c. 1864 in Wilburton, Cambridgeshire.

  75.  Ann Graves, b.c. 1865.

  76.  James Graves, b.c. 1868.

+77.  Emma Graves, b. Sept. 1870, m. Charles William Diver.

  78.  Arthur Graves, b. June 1875.

 

Esther Graves (44) was born 26 Sept. 1838 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  She married Charles Henry Wilkin on 18 Oct. 1857 in Cottenham.  He was born about 1837 in Cottenham.  All their children were born in Cottenham.  (R‑7)

Children - Wilkin

  79.  Martha Wilkin, b.c. 1859.

  80.  Margaret Ann Wilkin, b.c. 1861.

  81.  Emma Wilkin, b.c. 1867.

  82.  Charles Henry Wilkin, b.c. 1876.

 

 

GENERATION 10

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (38) AND MARY ALLEN

Harriett (“Hattie”) Graves (51) was born in May 1848 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England.  She married Oscar Jeffers about 1870.  He was born in July 1846 in NY.  They were in the 1870, 1880, and 1900 censuses for Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY.  He was a stone cutter in 1870, a kid dresser in 1880, and a glove cutter in 1900.

Children - Jeffers

  83.  Fanny M. Jeffers, b. Nov. 1873.

  84.  John H. Jeffers, b. Dec. 1874, m. Frankie ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1897.  She was b. Sept. 1877 in NY.

 

Walter F. Graves (52) was born about 1850 in England, and died 13 Nov. 1902 in Brown Co., WI.  He married Hannah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1848 in England.  They were in the 1880 census for Eden, Fond du Lac Co., WI.  He was a farmer.  Both their children were born in WI.

Children - Graves

  85.  Sarah E. Graves, b.c. 1875.

  86.  Edward A. Graves, b.c. 1879.

 

Allen Emmington Graves (53) was born 4 March 1853 in Cambridgeshire, England, and died 1 March 1923 in Riceville, Mitchell Co., IA.  He married Flora Adell Taylor.  She was born about 1859 in WI, and died in 1897 in Burr Oak, Mitchell Co., IA.  They were in the 1880 census for Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA, page 461, living next to his parents.  He was a farmer.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves

+87.  Ezra E. Graves, b. Feb. 1880, m. Edna M. Peterman, c. 1899, d. 3 March 1953.

  88.  Laura (or Lora) Graves, b. June 1882.

  89.  Emmett E. Graves, b. 12 July 1896, d. 25 Nov. 1949 (Burr Oak, Mitchell Co., IA).

 

Mary E. Graves (55) was born in May 1857 in Fulton Co., NY, and died 29 April 1919 in Riceville, Howard Co., IA.  She married John R. Gaffney about 1879.  He was born 8 Oct. 1854 in Crystal Lake, Marquette Co., WI, and died 3 Dec. 1895 in Burr Oak Twp., Mitchell Co., IA.  They were in the 1880 census for Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA, when he was a farmer.  His father was born in Ireland, and his mother in VT.  Mary was in the 1900 census for Osage, Mitchell Co., IA, widowed, with all 8 of her children living and in her household.  Mary was in the 1910 census for Osage, Mitchell Co., IA, with Frank, Charles, and Blanche with her, and 8 of her 9 children living.  All the children were born in IA.  (R‑3)

Children - Gaffney

+90.  Walter L. Gaffney, b. 2 Oct. 1879, m. Lula M. Hallock.

  91.  Cora Gaffney, b. July 1881.

  92.  Earl Gaffney, b. March 1883.

  93.  Minnie Gaffney, b. Oct. 1885.

  94.  Frank Gaffney, b. Feb. 1888.

+95.  Fred Gaffney, b. May 1890, m. Ida Beveridge.

+96.  Charles M. Gaffney, b. Jan. 1892, m. Maude E. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  97.  Blanch (or Blanche) L. Gaffney, b. 11 Feb. 1893.

 

Esther Graves (56) was born 23 April 1860 in Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY, and died after 1920.  She married Monroe Sylvester Mosher on 17 Sept. 1881 in Osage, Mitchell Co., IA.  He was born 18 Nov. 1849 in WI, and died 13 Feb. 1908 in Riceville, Howard Co., IA.  He was in the 1880 census for Burr Oak Twp., Mitchell Co., IA, single.  They were in the 1900 census for Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA, with all 6 of their children living.  Esther and her 3 youngest children were in the 1910 census for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA, living with her daughter Martha.  Esther was in the 1920 census for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA, with children Verna and George living with her.  Monroe was a farmer.  All their children were born in IA.  (R‑3)

Children - Mosher

  98.  Alice I. Mosher, b. Dec. 1883.

  99.  Edith A. Mosher, b. June 1885.

+100.   Martha Mosher, b. 1 Oct. 1890, m. Floyd A. Noble, 1910.

  101.   Gertrude (“Gertie”) Mosher, b. July 1893.

  102.   Verna Mosher, b. 30 March 1896, d. 19 June 1935.

  103.   George M. Mosher, b. Nov. 1899.

 

William James Graves (58) was born 31 Oct. 1867 near Fond du Lac, WI, and died 7 Oct. 1944.  He married Rachel Sarah Nicholas on 11 Dec. 1889.  She was born 4 July 1869 in Wales (or England), and died 13 July 1937.  They were in the 1900 and 1910 censuses for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA, when all 4 of their children were living.  He was a farmer in 1900 and a house carpenter in 1910.  All their children were born in Iowa.  (R‑4)

Children - Graves

+104.   Bessie M. Graves, b. Sept. 1892, m. Hugh Minnis, c. 1914.

+105.   Galen William Graves, b. March 1895, m. Mary E. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1922.

+106.   Mabel G. Graves, b. 2 July 1905, m. Rollin T. Banks, c. 1928, d. 18 July 1998.

+107.   Marla J. Graves, b.c. 1908, m. Leonard A. Wilkes, c. 1926.

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES GRAVES (42) AND HARRIETT RADFORD

Alfred Graves (61) was born in Sept. 1857 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Sarah (possibly Graves).  She was born about 1856 in St. Pancras, London.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves

  108.   Frances Caroline Graves, b.c. 1883 (Clerkenwell, London).

  109.   Albert Ernest Graves, b.c. 1886 (Holborn, London).

  110.   William Graves (b.c. 1888 (Holborn, London).

 

Herbert Graves (63) was born 23 Feb. 1861 in Smith Fen, Cambridgeshire, and died in 1935 in Lambeth, London.  He first married Susannah Coombe Gorman, daughter of James Gorman and Matilda Coombe, on 4 May 1879 in London, Middlesex.  She was born in 1855 in Neath, Glamorgan, South Wales, and died 21 Sept. 1897 in Holborn, London.  He married second Catherine Mahoney.  She was born about 1873 in Bermondsey, London, and died in April 1910 in Richmond, Surrey.  The first 6 children by Susannah were born in Clerkenwell, London, and the last 2 in Holborn, London.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves, by Susannah C. Gorman

  111.   Herbert Graves, b.c. 1880.

+112.   Walter Edwin Graves, b. 21 July 1881, m. Louisa Doris Pells, 2 April 1904, d. 3 March 1937.

  113.   William Graves, b.c. 1884.

  114.   Ernest Graves, b.c. 1885, d. 1954 (Hove, Sussex).

  115.   Victoria Graves, b.c. 1888, d. 1986 (Greenwich, London).

  116.   Maud Graves, b.c. 1890.

  117.   James Graves, b.c. 1892.

  118.   Grace Alice May Graves, b.c. 1895.

 

Ezra Graves (66) was born in June 1867 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  He married Catherine (possibly Graves).  She was born about 1865 in Westbury, Wiltshire.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves

  119.   Ada Dorothy Graves, b. July 1889 (London, Middlesex).

  120.   Nelly Lydia Graves, b.c. 1890 (Holborn, London).

 

Mary Elizabeth Graves (67) was born about 1869.  She is recorded on the 1881 census as Mary Lizzie with her siblings and her parents.  In 1894 she was listed as a domestic servant when married to Harry, lived at High Street, Old Chesterton, and was recorded as Elizabeth, not Mary Elizabeth.  She married Harry Alfred Thomas Pearce.  He was born 8 June 1873 and died in 1967.  Harry married again to Annie Pitt Waller on 2 April 1898 in Cambridge, England.  The marriage certificate states that he was a widower.  Mary Elizabeth is shown on the birth certificate of son Harry.  (R‑1)

Children - Pearce

+121.   Harry Alfred Thomas Pearce, b. 16 July 1895, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Alice Sarah Undery, 4 April 1962, d. 11 March 1963.

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (43) AND HARRIETT K. LONGSTAFF

Emma Graves (77) was born in Sept. 1870 in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.  She married Charles William Diver, son of Thomas Diver and Sarah A. Charles.  He was born in March 1868 in Histon, Cambridgeshire, next to Cambridge, and died July-Sept. 1947.  Their first child was born in Cottenham, the next 4 in Histon, and the last in Chesterton, all in Cambridgeshire.  (R‑2)

Children - Diver

  122.   Harry Diver, b. Dec. 1889.

  123.   Frank Diver, b.c. 1893.

+124.   Percy Thomas Diver, b. Sept. 1894, m. Olive Read, Dec. 1915, d. June 1952.

  125.   Celia Diver, b.c. 1896.

  126.   Arthur Diver, b.c. 1899.

  127.   Phyllis May Diver, b.c. 1909, m. Cyril Charles Haddow.  He was b. 19 Jan. 1907 in Chesterton, Cambs., and d. Jan.-March 1981..

 

 

GENERATION 11

 

CHILDREN OF ALLEN E. GRAVES (53) AND FLORA A. ------

Ezra E. Graves (87) was born in Feb. 1880 in Little Cedar, Mitchell Co., IA, and died 3 March 1953 in Burr Oak, Mitchell Co., IA.  He married Edna M. Peterman about 1899.  She was born 30 Aug. 1880 in Utica, Winona Co., MN, and died 7 Dec. 1930 in Burr Oak, Mitchell Co., IA.  Both her parents were born in IN.  They were in the 1900 and 1920 censuses for Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA.  All their children were born in Mitchell Co., IA.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves

  128.   Hazel M. Graves, b. Nov. 1899, d. 12 July 1922 (Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA).

  129.   Glen L. Graves, b. 3 March 1901, d. Oct. 1971 (Osage, Mitchell Co., IA).

  130.   Ora L. Graves, b. 8 April 1905[3], m. Floyd Milton Gosselin, 1928 (Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA), d. 15 Aug. 1998 (Moodus, Middlesex Co., CT).  He was b. 11 Feb. 1907 in IA, and d. 3 July 1993 in Pasco, Franklin Co., WA, son of William Henry Gosselin and Anna Maria Harris.

  131.   Emmett E. Graves, b. 12 July 1909, d. 11 Nov. 1949 (Liberty, Mitchell Co., IA).

  132.   Nada Graves, b. and d. 1918 (Burr Oak, Mitchell Co., IA).

 

CHILDREN OF MARY E. GRAVES (55) AND JOHN R. GAFFNEY

Walter L. Gaffney (90) was born 2 Oct. 1879 in IA.  He married Lula M. Hallock, daughter of Joseph Hallock and Zelinda ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1881 in IA.  They were in the 1930 census for Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., IA, with her parents living with them.  He was a locomotive engineer for the railroad.

Children - Gaffney

  133.   Garrold Gaffney, b.c. 1911 (IA).

 

Fred Gaffney (95) was born in May 1890 in IA.  He married Ida Beveridge, daughter of Margaret Beveridge (born in Scotland).  She was born about 1886 in IA.  They were in the 1930 census for Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., IA, when he was a laborer in a sugar factory.

Children - Gaffney

  134.   Mildred Gaffney, b.c. 1920.

  135.   Junior Gaffney, b.c. 1926.

 

Charles (“Charlie”) M. Gaffney (96) was born in Jan. 1892 in IA.  He married Maude E. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1895 in MN.  They were in the 1930 census for Osage Twp., Mitchell Co., IA.

Children - Gaffney

  136.   R. Wilson Gaffney, b.c. 1916 (IA).

 

CHILDREN OF ESTHER GRAVES (56) AND MONROE S. MOSHER

Martha Mosher (100) was born 1 Oct. 1890 in IA, and died 26 Oct. 1947.  She married Floyd A. Noble in 1910.  He was born about 1887 in WI.  They were in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 censuses for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA.  He was a farmer.  All their children were born in IA.

Children - Noble

  137.   Merrill L. Noble, b.c. 1912.

  138.   Vivian G. Noble, b.c. 1914.

  139.   Leonard M. Noble, b.c. 1918.

  140.   Kenneth M. Noble, b.c. 1920.

  141.   Leone M. Noble, b.c. 1923.

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM J. GRAVES (58) AND RACHEL S. NICHOLAS

Bessie M. Graves (104) was born in Sept. 1892 in IA.  She married Hugh Minnis about 1914.  He was born about 1887 in IA.  They were in the 1930 census for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA.  He was a farmer.

Children - Minnis

  142.   Roger W. Minnis, b.c. 1925 (IA).

 

Galen (or Gayland) William Graves (105) was born in March 1895 in IA.  He married Mary E. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1922.  She was born about 1887 in IN.  They were in the 1930 census for Jenkins Twp., Mitchell Co., IA.  He was a mail carrier on a rural route.  Both their children were born in IA.

Children - Graves

  143.   Ellen G. Graves, b.c. 1924.

  144.   Inez M. Graves, b.c. 1925.

 

Mabel G. Graves (106) was born 2 July 1905 in IA, and died 18 July 1998.  She married Rollin T. Banks about 1928.  He was born about 1904 in IA.  They were in the 1930 census for Spring Arbor, Jackson Co., MI, when both Mabel and Rollin were teachers in a seminary.

Children - Banks

  145.   Wilson P. Banks, b.c. Feb. 1930 (MI).

 

Marla (“Bonnie”) J. Graves (107) was born about 1908 in IA.  She married Leonard A. Wilkes about 1926.  He was born about 1907 in IA.  They were in the 1930 census for East Waterloo Twp., Black Hawk Co., IA, when he was a machinist for a tractor company.  All their children were born in IA.

Children - Wilkes

  146.   Florence E. Wilkes, b.c. 1928.

  147.   Leonard D. Wilkes, b.c. 1929.

  148.   Bonnie L. Wilkes, b.c. Feb. 1930.

 

CHILDREN OF HERBERT GRAVES (63) AND SUSANNAH C. GORMAN

Walter Edwin Graves (112) was born 21 July 1881 in Clerkenwell, London, and died 3 March 1937 in Essex.  He married Louisa Doris Pells, daughter of Henry Richard Pells and Harriet Edwards, on 2 April 1904 in West Ham, London.  She was born 21 Dec. 1877 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, and died 27 Feb. 1953 in Essex SW.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves

  149.   Edwin John Graves, b. 16 Jan. 1905 (West Ham, London), m. Olive Ada Collins, Jan. 1932 (Hackney, London), d. Sept. 1989 (Isle of Wight).  She was b. 28 Oct. 1912, and d. June 1998 in Isle of Wight.

  150.   Albert George Graves, b. 28 June 1911 (Leyton, Waltham Forest), m. Florence Ada Kelly, 17 Sept. 1932 (Leyton, Waltham Forest), d. 12 March 1974 (St. Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney, London).  She was b. 9 April 1911 in Islington, and d. 7 Dec. 2000 in Basildon Hospital, Basildon, Essex, dau. of Bertram Dewhurst Kelly and Florence E. A. Dermott.  3 sons.

  151.   Walter Edward Graves, b. 17 Nov. 1914 (Essex, Greater London), m. Edith Emily Stilling, 15 May 1937 (Leyton, London), d. 6 Oct. 1991 (Leytonstone, London).  She was b. 12 Nov. 1915 in London, and d. 28 Feb. 2008 in Ware, Hertfordshire.  2 sons.

 

CHILDREN OF MARY E. GRAVES (67) AND HARRY A. T. PEARCE

Harry Alfred Thomas Pearce (121), called HAT, was born 16 July 1895 in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire (probably the one near Cambridge), and died 11 March 1963.  He married Alice Sarah Undery on 4 April 1962.  She was born in 1891.  They would have married much earlier but his first wife was still alive in an asylum somewhere (the family knows nothing about her).  HAT and Alice had 10 children, half of whom survived.  (R‑1)

Children - Pearce

+152.   George Harry William Pearce, b. 29 Dec. 1925, m. Olive Freda Swan, 20 July 1946.

  153.   other children

 

CHILDREN OF EMMA GRAVES (87) AND CHARLES W. DIVER

Percy Thomas Diver (124) was born in Sept. 1894 in Histon, Cambridgeshire, and died in June 1952.  He married Olive Read, daughter of John William Read and Esther Doggett, in Dec. 1915 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  She was born in Dec. 1889 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, and died in 1962 in Warwickshire.  (R‑2)

Children - Diver

  154.   daughter

  155.   Pearl Winifred Diver, b. 28 July 1920 (Lewisham, London), d. Sept. 1984 (Coventry, Warwickshire).

 

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[1] Her surname is only given by one submitter to Ancestry.com, and cannot be considered definite.

[2] Marriage recorded in Cottenham parish register.

[3] R‑3 gives her year of birth as 1910, but all census records show it as 1905.