Rev. 2 Dec. 2009, Gen. 967

 

DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS GRAVES AND CHRISTIANA ROSE OF BENNIWORTH, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Thomas Graves (1) was born about 1732, and died 15 March 1815 in Benniworth, East Lindsey District, Lincolnshire, England.  He married Christiana Rose on 25 Nov. 1762 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.  All their children were born in Benniworth, Lincolnshire.  Benniworth is between Lincoln and Grimsby, close to Wragby, not too far from Louth and Market Rassen.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+2.   Jonathan Graves, b. 7 Sept. 1766, m. Innocent Dawson, 20 Aug. 1788, d. 18 Jan. 1840.

    3.  George Graves, b. 7 Oct. 1770.

    4.  Frances Graves, b. 27 Dec. 1772.

    5.  Elizabeth Graves, b. 3 Sept. 1775.

    6.  Thomas Graves, b. 12 April 1778.

    7.  Rosanna Graves, b. 9 April 1780.

    8.  Martha Ambrose Graves, b. 9 April 1786.

    9.  Christiana Graves, b. 19 Oct. 1788.

    10.   Peter Graves, b. 12 July 1791.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (1) AND CHRISTIANA ROSE

Jonathan Graves (2) was born 7 Sept. 1766 in Benniworth, Lincolnshire, and died 18 Jan. 1840 in Yarborough, Lincolnshire.  He married Innocent Dawson, daughter of Thomas Dawson and Elizabeth Maunders, on 20 Aug. 1788 in Yarburgh (Yarborough), Lincolnshire.  She was born about 1770, and died 28 Sept. 1852 in Yarborough, Lincolnshire.  All their children were born in Yarborough.

Yarburgh (Yarborough) is both a village and a parish in the north of Lincolnshire.  The parish lies south of Grimsby and north of Louth.  The village is about 4 miles NNE of Louth.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    11.   George Graves, b. 26 Nov. 1788.

+12.   Ann Graves, b. 1 Feb. 1796, m. John Sleaford, d. 26 July 1877.

    13.   Mildred Graves, b. 12 March 1798.

+14.   Thomas Dawson Graves, b.c. 1799, m. Elizabeth Owden, 10 April 1828, d. Sept. 1863.

+15.   Richard Graves, b. 16 July 1803, m. Louise ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

    16.   William Graves, b. 5 July 1806.

+17.   Abraham Graves, b. 9 April 1809, m. Susanna ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1839.

    18.   Elias Graves, b. 5 June 1814, d. 25 March 1845 (Yarborough, Lincs.).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JONATHAN GRAVES (2) AND INNOCENT DAWSON

Ann Graves (12) was born 1 Feb. 1796 in Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, and died 26 July 1877 in Walcott, Lincs.  She married John Sleaford, son of Thomas Wood and Elizabeth Sleaford.  He was born about 1799 and died in 1872, both in Walcott, Lincs.  Her first child was born in Martin, and the others in Walcott, all in Lincolnshire.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

+19.   William Graves, b.c. 1821, m. Elizabeth Fines, 14 Oct. 1849, d. July 1888.

Children - Sleaford

    20.   Robert Sleaford, b.c. 1823, d. 1857.

    21.   Ann Sleaford, b.c. 1831.

    22.   Sarah Sleaford, b.c. 1834.

    23.   John Sleaford, b.c. 1836.

 

Thomas Dawson Graves (14) was born about 1799 in Yarborough, Lincolnshire, and died in Sept. 1863 in North Cockerington, Lincolnshire.  He married Elizabeth Owden on 10 April 1828 in Alvingham, Lincs.  She was born about 1809 in South Cockerington, Lincs., and died in Nov. 1863 in North Cockerington, Lincs.  They were in the 1861 census for Alvingham, Linclonshire.  Living with them were grandson William Graves, 1, and William and Elizabeth Lingard.  He was an agricultural labourer.  All their children were born in Alvingham, Lincolnshire, except for Thomas born in North Cockerington, and Hannah born in Brackenborough,Lincs.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+24.   Thomas Graves, b.c. 1828, m. Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+25.   Hannah Graves, b.c. 1831, m. John Meanwell.

    26.   Maria Graves, b.c. 1832, m. Benjamin Smith, 8 April 1855 (Alvingham, Lincs.).

+27.   Charlotte Graves, b.c. 1833, m. William Meanwell, 17 May 1853, d. Oct. 1867.

    28.   Mary Ann Graves, b.c. 1835.

+29.   Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1838, m. William Lingard.

    30.   Jane Graves, b.c. 1839.

    31.   Joseph Graves, b.c. 1841.

    32.   Sarah Graves, b.c. 1847.

    33.   William Graves, b.c. 1849.

    34.   John Graves, b.c. 1850.

    35.   Henry Graves, b.c. 1856.

 

Richard Graves (15) was born 16 July 1803 in Yarborough, Lincolnshire.  He married Louise ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    36.   Richard Graves, b. 25 July 1830 (Yarborough, Lincolnshire).

 

Abraham Graves (17) was born 9 April 1809 in Yarborough, Lincolnshire.  He married Susanna ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1839 in Louth, Lincolnshire.  She was born about 1813 in Hull, Yorkshire.  All their children were born in Louth, Lincolnshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    37.   Ann Graves, b. 11 Aug. 1839.

    38.   George Dawson Graves, b. 21 Feb. 1844.

+39.   Abraham Graves, b. 1 Feb. 1845, m. Ann Snow Vickers.

    40.   Elias Graves, b. 20 Feb. 1852.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF ANN GRAVES (12) AND JOHN SLEAFORD

William Graves (19) was born about 1821 died in July 1888, and was buried 22 July 1888, all in Martin, Lincolnshire.  He married Elizabeth Fines, daughter of Henry Fines and Mary Parker, on 14 Oct. 1849 in Timberland, Lincs.  She was born about 1831 in Kirkstead, died in 1897 in Martin, and was buried 22 Nov. 1897 in Martin, all in Lincolnshire.  All their children were born in Martin except for the last one born in Timberland, Lincs.

In 1841, William was living with John Sleaford and his wife Ann.  William was AnnŐs illegitimate son, possibly John SleafordŐs son too.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

    41.   William Graves Fines, b. 13 Sept. 1848.

+42.   Susanna Graves, b. 26 May 1850, m. Richard Thompson, 1876.

+43.   George Graves, b. 1 May 1854, m. Elizabeth Cook, 24 July 1877.

    44.   John Graves, b. 22 Feb. 1856, m. Emma Hicks, 14 March 1901 (Martin, Lincs.).  She was b.c. 1866 in Walcott, Lincs., dau. of Henry Hicks and Eliza Rowitt.

    45.   Rebecca Graves, b. 10 Aug. 1860.

+46.   Sarah Elizabeth Graves, b. 18 Oct. 1862, m. William Barles, 4 June 1889.

+47.   Harriet Graves, b.c. 1864, m. William Poucher, 8 Nov. 1887, d. 12 Oct. 1953.

    48.   Mary E. Graves, b.c. 1869.

    49.   Charles Henry Graves, b. 22 Oct. 1870, d. 1870 (Timberland, Lincs.).

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS D. GRAVES (14) AND ELIZABETH OWDEN

Thomas Graves (24) was born about 1828 in North Cockerington, Lincolnshire.  He married Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1828 in Tathwell, Lincolnshire.  All their children were born in Alvingham, Lincolnshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    50.   Jane Graves, b.c. 1849.

    51.   Elias Graves, b.c. 1851.

    52.   Mary Ann Graves, b.c. 1853.

    53.   Maria Graves, b.c. 1857.

    54.   Betsy Graves, b.c. 1859.

 

Hannah Graves (25) was born about 1831 in Brackenborough, Lincolnshire.  She married John Meanwell, son of Thomas Meanwell and Mary Doves.  He was born 26 Nov. 1827 in Asterby, Lincolnshire.  Elijah and Sarah were born in Alvingham, and the other children in Yarborough, Lincolnshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Meanwell

    55.   Elijah Meanwell, b.c. 1851.

    56.   Maria Meanwell, b.c. 1854.

    57.   John Meanwell, b.c. 1856.

    58.   William Meanwell, b.c. 1857.

    59.   Sarah Meanwell, b.c. 1860.

 

Charlotte Graves (27) was born about 1833 in Alvingham, Lincolnshire, and died in Oct. 1867 in Goulceby, Lincolnshire.  She married William Meanwell, son of Thomas Meanwell and Mary Doves, on 17 May 1853 in Alvingham, Lincs.  He was born about 1821 in Wildmore Fen, Lincolnshire, and died in 1909 in Newark District, Lincs.  Their first child was born in Corringham, and the others in Goulceby, Lincolnshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Meanwell

    60.   Mary Ann Meanwell, b.c. 1853, d. July 1872 (Goulceby, Lincs.).

    61.   Betsy Meanwell, b.c. 1855.

    62.   George Meanwell, b.c. 1857, d. July 1871 (Goulceby, Lincs.).

    63.   William Meanwell, b.c. 1860.

    64.   Lucy Ann Meanwell, b.c. 1863, m. William Cowley, 1882 (Lincoln District).  He was b.c. 1859 in Aby, Lincs., son of Stephen Cowley and Harriet Wood.

 

Elizabeth Graves (29) was born about 1838 in Alvingham, Louth, Lincolnshire.  She married William Lingard, son of James Lingard and Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  He was born about 1833 in Stickney or Theddlethorpe, Linclonshire, and died in 1889 in Linclon.  They were living with her parents in the 1861 census for Alvingham, Lincs., when he was an agricultural labourer.  All their children were born in Alvingham.  (R‑3)

Children - Lingard

    65.   Ellen Lingard, b.c. 1861.

    66.   Thomas Lingard, b.c. 1864.

    67.   William Lingard, b.c. 1866.

    68.   Elizabeth Lingard, b.c. 1868

+69.   Walter Lingard, b.c. 1873, m. Harriet Walckener, 1896.

    70.   Mary A. Lingard, b.c. 1876.

    71.   Betsey Lingard, b.c. 1879.

 

CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM GRAVES (17) AND SUSANNA ------

Abraham Graves (39) was born 1 Feb. 1845 in Louth, Lincolnshire.  He married Ann Snow Vickers, daughter of John Vickers and Dinah Grimoldby.  She was born about 1846 in Tetney, Lincolnshire.  They were in the 1901 census for Louth.  He was a shoemaker.  All their children were born in Louth.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    72.   Arthur Thomas Graves, b.c. 1872.

    73.   Gertrude A. Graves, b.c. 1873.

    74.   Emily Graves, b.c. 1875.

    75.   John William Graves, b.c. 1880.

    76.   Martha Ann Graves, b.c. 1882.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (19) AND ELIZABETH FINES

Susanna Graves (42) was born 26 May 1850 in Martin, Lincolnshire.  She married Richard Thompson in 1876 in Horncastle Dist., Lincs.  He was born about 1854 in Coningsby, Lincolnshire.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves/Thompson

+77.   Mary Ann Graves, b. 26 Sept. 1868, m. Henry Miller.

    78.   John W. Thompson, b.c. 1872 (Bucknall, Lincs.).

 

George Graves (43) was born 1 May 1854 in Martin, Lincolnshire.  He married Elizabeth Cook, daughter of George Cook, on 24 July 1877 in Timberland, Lincs.  She was born about 1860 in Kirby Green, Lincs., and died in 1886 in Lincs.  All their children were born in Martin, Lincs.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

    79.   Harriet Graves, b. 7 July 1878.

+80.   Annie Elizabeth Graves, b. 23 April 1881, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

    81.   Sarah Ann Graves, b. 16 Jan. 1883.

    82.   Alice Graves, b. 8 Sept. 1884, m. John William Cousins, 15 April 1908 (Martin, Lincs.).  He was b.c. 1884.

 

Sarah Elizabeth Graves (46) was born 18 Oct. 1862 in Martin, Lincolnshire.  She married William Barles, son of John Barles, on 4 June 1889 in Martin, Lincs.  He was born about 1865 in Lincolnshire.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

    83.   Sarah Ann Graves, b. 8 June 1880 (Timberland, Lincs.).

 

Harriet Graves (47) was born about 1864 in Martin, Lincolnshire, and died 12 Oct. 1953 in Bournmouth, Dorset.  She married William Poucher, son of Richard Poucher and Jane Gadsby, on 8 Nov. 1887 in Martin, Lincs.  He was born 7 Jan. 1858 in Martin, Lincs., and died 23 May 1943 in Welton, Lincs.  Their first child was born in Martin, the next 3 in Metheringham, the next 2 in Coates by Stow, and the last 7 in Fillingham, all in Lincolnshire.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

    84.   Charles Henry Graves, b. 19 Feb. 1882 (Martin, Lincs.).

    85.   Frederick Graves, b. 16 March 1886 (Martin, Lincs.).

Children - Poucher

    86.   John Collinson Poucher, b. 11 Jan. 1888.

    87.   Mary Poucher, b. 26 July 1889, d. 4 June 1970 (London, Ontario, Canada).

    88.   George Poucher, b. 23 Nov. 1891, d. 24 Feb. 1954.

    89.   Emma Poucher, b. 7 Feb. 1892, d. 26 Oct. 1928 (Dartmouth, Park Hill, London, England).

    90.   William Henry Poucher, b. 18 April 1893, d. 10 March 1967.

    91.   Eva Poucher, b.c. 1895.

    92.   Grace Poucher, b. 17 Nov. 1896, d. 4 March 1897 (Fillingham, Lincs.).

    93.   David Poucher, b. 12 Jan. 1897, d. 12 Jan. 1912 (Fillingham, Lincs.).

    94.   Jessie Poucher, b. 13 March 1898, d. 1987 (Bournmouth, Dorset).

    95.   Elsie Poucher, b. 4 Aug. 1900, d. 1994 (Bournmouth, Dorset).

    96.   Florence Poucher, b. 16 Feb. 1902.

    97.   Beatrice Poucher, b. 28 Nov. 1903, m. Leonard Wilfred Elves, 1 Aug. 1925.

    98.   Raymond Poucher, b. 21 Sept. 1906, m. Lilian Alice Johnson.

 

CHILDREN OF ELIZABETH GRAVES (29) AND WILLIAM LINGARD

Walter Lingard (69) was born about 1873 in Alveringham, Louth, Lincolnshire.  He married Harriet Walckener, daughter of Wolckainaher Walcken and Harriet Hooper, in 1896 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.  She was born about 1873 in Caistor, Lincolnshire.  Both their children were born in Grimsby, Lincs.  (R‑3)

Children - Lingard

    99.   Albert Edward Lingard, b.c. 1899.

    100.    Elsie Vic Lingard, b.c. 1901, m. Maud H. E. Hudson.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF SUSANNA GRAVES (42)

Mary Ann Graves (77) was born 26 Sept. 1868 in Martin, Lincolnshire.  She married Henry Miller.  He was born about 1865 in Northolme, Lincolnshire.  According to R‑1, she had one child before her marriage.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

    101.    George William Graves, b.c. 1887 (Skendleby, Lincs.).

Children - Miller

    102.    Sidney Charles Miller, b.c. 1896 (Croft, Lincs.).

    103.    Alice Maud Miller, b.c. 1899 (Croft, Lincs.).

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE GRAVES (43) AND ELIZABETH COOK

Annie Elizabeth Graves (80) was born 23 April 1881 in Martin, Lincolnshire.  She married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

    104.    Alice Graves, b. 14 Jan. 1899 (Martin, Lincs.).

 

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