Rev. 20 Dec. 2008, Gen. 977

 

DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS GRAVES AND ELEANOR ------ OF LINCOLNSHIRE, NEAR LOUTH, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Thomas Graves (1) was born about 1810 in Alvingham, Lincolnshire, England. He may have been a son of Edward Graves of genealogy 976. He first married Eleanor ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1809 in Cawthorpe, Lincs. They were in the 1841 census of Little Cawthorpe, Lincs., when he was a carpenter. They were in the 1851 census of Legbourne, Lincs., when he was a wheelwright. Their first 6 children were born in Legbourne, Lincs., and the last 2 in Cawthorpe.

He married second Susan ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1820-1824 in Old Leake, Lincs. They were in the 1861 and 1871 censuses for Legbourne, when he was a carpenter. They were in the 1881 census for Legbourne, when he was a retired wheelwright. There do not seem to have been any children by this second marriage, since none were listed in any census.

Children Graves, by Eleanor ------

+2. William Graves, b.c. 1832, m. Ann ‑‑‑‑‑

+3. George Graves, b.c. 1833, m. Sophia ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

4. Mary Graves, b. 1837.

5. Jesse Graves, b.c. 1838. Not found in 1891 census.

+6. Thomas Graves, b.c. 1839, m. Betsy ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

7. Benjamin Graves, b.c. 1840, m. Jane ‑‑‑‑‑‑. In the 1891 census for Clee with Weelsby, Lincs., when he was a joiner. She was b.c. 1849 in Beelsby, Lincs.

8. Isaac Graves, b.c. 1843, m. Susanna ‑‑‑‑‑‑. In the 1891 census for Louth, Lincs., when he was a carpenter, and no children. She was b.c. 1848 in Orby, Lincs.

9. Eleanor Graves, b.c. 1845.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (1) AND ELEANOR ------

William Graves (2) was born about 1832 in Legbourne, Lincolnshire. He married Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1831 in Legbourne. They were in the 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891 censuses for Legbourne, Lincs. He was listed as a cordwainer in 1861 and a shoemaker in 1871, 1881 and 1891. All their children were born in Legbourne.

Children Graves

+10. Herbert Graves, b.c. 1862, m. Julia A. Swindale, c. 1892.

11. Elizabeth Graves, b.c. 1863.

12. Eleanor Graves, b.c. 1865.

 

George Graves (3) was born about 1833 or 1834, probably in Cawthorpe. He married Sophia ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1842 in Northwold, Norfolk. They were in the 1871 census for Legbourne, Lincs. They were in the 1901 census for Legbourne, with no children. He was an agricultural labourer in 1871, and a woodman cutter in 1901.

Children Graves

13. John W. Graves, b.c. 1861 (Cawthorpe).

14. Robert Graves, b.c. 1864 (Cawthorpe).

15. Eliza Graves, b.c. 1868 (Legbourne).

 

Thomas Graves (6) was born about 1839 in Cawthorpe, Lincolnshire. He married Betsy ‑‑‑‑‑‑. She was born about 1849 in East Keal, Lincs. They were in the 1891 census for South Reston, Lincs., when he was a joiner. All their children were born in South Reston.

Children Graves

16. Arthur Graves, b.c. 1878.

17. William Graves, b.c. 1880.

18. Mabel E. Graves, b.c. 1882.

19. Lollie Graves, b.c. 1884.

20. Thomas Graves, b.c. 1888.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (2) AND ANN ------

Herbert Graves (10) was born about 1862 in Legbourne, Lincolnshire. He married Julia A. Swindale, daughterof James Swindale and Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑, about 1892. She was born about 1858 in Legbourne, Lincs. They were in the 1901 census for Legbourne, Lincs.

Children Graves

21. Doris M. Graves, b.c. 1894 (Legbourne, Lincs.).

 

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