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This page is for current stories about Graves/Greaves/Grieve family members. Anyone is welcome to suggest or submit stories to be included here. When the ancestry of family members is not identified in or with the story, please tell us the ancestry if you know. All the links below take you to the story at the original site or (when that link has expired) to a separate page. It is likely that some of the links to articles on other websites will expire in the future.

  • Dec. 14, 2011
    "Michael Graves wins the 2012 Driehaus Prize for traditional design," about Michael Graves's impressive architectural and design career, and this latest accomplishment. See the article from the Chicago Tribune here or at their website.
  • July 15, 2010
    "Henry T.N. Graves of Luray Caverns family dies," about the life and accomplishments of "Ted" Graves, who died July 8 at age 87. He was a descendant of William Graves of Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland (genealogy 35). See the article from the Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch here or on their website.
  • Nov. 24, 2008
    "Winter Park Chamber honors Chuck Graves with Pioneer Award," about Chuck Graves for the role of his family in developing the area. See the article from the Grand County News of Grand County, Colorado here or on their website.
  • Nov. 13, 2008
    "Mel Graves -- jazz bassist, composer, teacher," about Mel Graves who died Nov. 8. See the article from the San Francisco Chronicle here or on their website.
  • Nov. 11, 2008
    "Carpathia Hosting Announces Jon Greaves as New Chief Technology Officer," about Jon Greaves. See the article from Ashburn, VA, USA on PRNewswire here or on their website.
  • Nov. 4, 2008
    "Joy Graves: City woman Foster Parent of the Year," about Joy Graves and her family of Stratford, Ontario, Canada. See the article from the Stratford Beacon Herald here or on their website.
  • Oct. 25, 2008
    "Family still dedicated to ranch after 70 years," about Alan and Jacquetta Graves and their T-Bar ranch near Henrietta, Texas. See the article from the Wichita Falls Times Record News here or on their website.
  • Oct. 24, 2008
    "Happy 100th Willard!," about Willard Graves celebrating his 100th birthday on Oct. 15 in Berthoud, Colorado. See the article from the Berthoud Recorder here or on their website.
  • Sept. 28, 2008
    "Pastor Frank says farewell to flock," about the Rev. Frank Graves who retired as senior pastor at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Brighton Township, Livingston Co., Michigan. See the article from LivingstonDaily.com, Livingston Daily Press & Argus here or on their website.
  • Sept. 24, 2008
    "Graves Overhead Doors, Inc. Celebrates 10th Year in Business," about a family business that was started as a fireplace company by Fred and Barbara Graves in Cumming, GA. See the article from CummingHome.com here or on their website.
  • Aug. 14, 2008
    "Deen Graves and Martyn Ashcroft at International Pairs World Final," about UK champions Deen Graves and his partner in the International Pairs World Final of golf at St. Andrew's, Scotland. See the article from WorldGolf.com here or on their website.
  • Aug. 3, 2008
    "I DO, I DO: Marriage continues a bit of family history," about the interesting history, tradition and marriage of Lawton Graves, descended from Capt. Thomas Graves of VA (genealogy 169). See the article from the Times-Union of Jacksonville, FL here or on their website.
  • July 31, 2008
    "Denyce Graves holds on to her roots," about the career of the American mezzo-soprano. See the article from straight.com of Vancouver, Canada here or on their website.
  • July 13, 2008
    "Graves Graves Hall undergoes $5.7M restoration," about how Graves Hall (named for Nathan Graves) at Hope College, Holland, MI, USA, is being restored. See the article from The Grand Rapids Press of Grand Rapids, MI here or on their website.
  • July 10, 2008
    "Graves and DeBoer join Generals ownership," announces that Adam Graves, former NHL hockey star, is becoming part owner of the Oshawa Generals hockey team. See the article from newsdurhamregion.com of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada here or on their website.
  • June 27, 2008
    "Key City man joining Hall of Fame," is about Jon Graves of Sturgis, SD being inducted into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. See the article from the Meade County Times Tribune of Sturgis, SD, USA here or on their website.
  • June 19, 2008
    "Vail Valley development going green," is about developer Ross Graves at the Sky Legend project in Gypsum, Colorado. See the article from the Vail Daily News, Vail, CO here or on their website.
  • June 15, 2008
    Death of Archie Affleck-Graves. This isn't strictly a news story, but it is a significant event that needs to be noted. Archie was a friend and a person very interested in his Graves ancestry. He was going to conduct the GFA tour of England in May 2006, but had to change his plans at the last minute. More details are here.
  • June 15, 2008
    "Joseph Graves: How you and I can enhance local education," is an article by Joseph Graves, Dean of University Studies at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, about how to improve education in America, and the need to value it as much as sports. See the article here or on the Greensboro News-Record website, Greensboro, NC.
  • June 13, 2008
    "Polite society; Ball recognizes student accomplishments, honors those in transition," is about Reuben Graves and other students in Southern Maryland. See the article from Southern Maryland Newspapers Online here or on their website.
  • June 10, 2008
    "Dream becomes reality for Moncks Corner family," about how Jeremy Graves, president of First Coast Homes, partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build a home in Berkeley, Indiana. See the article here or on the Berkeley Independent website.
  • June 7, 2008
    "Fallen star rises again," is about how former all-star baseball player Danny Graves rediscovered his spark and is working his way up through the Twins' system. See the article from the Pioneer Press here, or on their website.
  • May 23, 2008
    "Bison killed after 10-hour escape in Bluffton" See the article here, or the original article in Beaufort Gazette at their website, and a follow-up article, "Bison owners may have to pay for rescue efforts, lost business" here, or at the Island Packet website.
  • May 8, 2008
    "Heirloom rose garden sprouting on historic Collin farm," about a heritage rose garden created by Claude Graves and Dean Oswald. See the article here, or the original Dallas News article on their website.
  • May 1, 2008
    "Juneau powers down during electricity crisis," about how a spring avalanche cut off electric power to this isolated Alaskan city, and how Heidi Graves and her family coped with drastically reducing their use of electricity. See the article here, or the original article on the Anchorage Daily News website.
  • May 1, 2008
    "Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, England" is included here because it was mentioned in a news story as being next in line for an update. The Gallery was started in 1934 when local businessman John George Graves donated his art collection. See more at their website.
  • April 9, 2008
    "Police ready for Roma visit," about Champions League football match and Greater Manchester (England) Police superintendent John Graves. See the article from This is Cheshire.co.uk here, or the original article on their site.
  • April 8, 2008
    "History professor hopes students will learn from past to better future," about Dr. Donna Cooper Graves, associate professor of history at the Univ. of Tennessee in Martin, TN. See the article from the Univ. of Tenn. The Pacer here, or the original article on their site.
  • March 20, 2008
    "Borrowdale Hotel to Join Graves Portfolio", about Charles and Kit Graves, hotel owners of Cumbria, England. See the article from the Times & Star, Cumbria, England here, or the original article on their site.
  • Feb. 19, 2008
    "Not Forgotten - cemetery restoration 80% done", about George Noble Graves (1813-1889) and his family, descended from John Graves and Sarah Noble of MD & KY (gen. 96). See the article by Jim Johnson from the Monterey Herald, Monterey, CA here, or the original article on their site.
  • Feb. 15, 2008
    "Bowie County Republican Party Chairman: Graves", about Mark Graves of Bowie Co., TX. See the article from the Texarkana Gazette here, or the original article on their site.
  • Feb. 12, 2008
    "Graves to Head Luray Caverns Board", about John H. H. Graves being elected to the post of president of the board of directors for Luray Caverns Corp. He is descended from William Graves of Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland (gen. 35). See the article from the Rocktown Weekly, Harrisonburg, VA here, or the original article on their site.
  • Feb. 9, 2008
    "Men's basketball: Butler still rides Graves-y train", about the 3 Graves brothers who have played for Butler University in Indiana. See the article from the Press Gazette of Green Bay, WI here, or the original article on their site.
  • Feb. 7, 2008
    "One Last Helping of Gravy for hoop fans; Fifth-year centre Graves plans to savor his home games", about Kyle Graves, star basketball player for the UCFV Cascades (University College of the Fraser Valley). See the article from the Abbotsford News of British Columbia, Canada here, or the original article on their site.
  • Jan. 2, 2008
    "Local family, Helping Hands partner to offer scholarship", about the family of successful businessman James W. Graves of Rector, Clay Co., AR, funding a scholarship in his name. See the article from the Clay County Democrat here, or the original article on their site.
  • Dec. 21, 2007
    "Obituary - Robert Graves. The man who brought bingo to Cumbria (England) has died at the age of 91." See the article from the Times & Star here, or the original article on their site.
  • Dec. 6, 2007
    "All in the family for Christmas", about Cheryl Graves and family who are very involved in theater and the original musical "Scrooge" at Cape Henlopen, Delaware. See the article here or on The Daily Times website.
  • Dec. 6, 2007
    "Graves in third as Finals begin", about Stockton Graves from Newkirk, Oklahoma, trying to win a world championship in rodeo steer wrestling in Las Vegas, NV. He didn't win, but Lee Graves from Canada did even better. See the article here, or the original article on their site.
  • Nov. 16, 2007
    "Ernest Lee Graves Obituary". He was a descendant of Bachelor/Bartlett Graves and Rhoda Clay of VA & Wilson Co., TN (genealogy 90). See the article from The Murfreesboro Post here.
  • Nov. 12, 2007
    "Service set in stone", an article about a family of Niles, Michigan, who served their community, state and country in Civil War times. See the article here or the original article on their site.
  • Sept. 6, 2007
    "Chess wizard challenges adults, shows potential", by Jonathan Schwab, The Mountain Mail, Salida, Colorado, about 6-year-old Christopher Graves and his success and potential for playing chess. See the article here or the original article on their site.
  • Sept. 3, 2007
    "Another desert mirage?", by Charles Robinson, Yahoo! Sports, about Arizona Cardinals football team general manager Rod Graves and the team's prospects for the coming season. See part of the article here or the original article on their site.
  • June 5, 2007
    "Graves: No rancor over ouster decision", by Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star, about former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves. See the original article on their site.
  • June 3, 2007
    "A Historic Rite of Passage", an article about Earl ("Butch") Graves, Jr. succeeding his father Earl G. Graves, founder of Black Enterprise magazine and related ventures, as CEO. See the text of the article here or the complete original article at the Black Enterprise website.
  • June 1, 2007
    Denyce Graves will appear in Bizetís "Carmen," a concert performance with the National Symphony, June 28 at Wolf Trapís Filene Center amphitheater in Northern Virginia. From Letter V, the Virginia Classical Music Blog. She is included on our Famous Family Members page. What is her ancestry?
  • May 25, 2007
    "1964 Chevrolet Impala has a governor -- at the wheel." See the original article at The Washington Times site or here. This is about former Gov. Bill Graves of Kansas (genealogy 152).
  • May 24, 2007
    "Graves reflects on towering achievement." See the original article at The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY or here. This is about Michael Graves, the architect, of Princeton, NJ (genealogy 94).
  • April 14, 2007
    "Tracing a direct line." An article on early settlers of Jamestown, VA, that mentions Graves descendant Carole Morck. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch. See the complete article on this site.
  • March 16, 2006
    "DNA aids their family history search", by Bill Banks, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. You can see this article about our reunion in suburban Atlanta, GA on this site.
  • May 27, 2003
    An article on MSNBC News, "Genetic testing on the cheap", by Alan Boyle, Science editor, quotes Ken Graves. You can see the full article on their site. It tells how people can use DNA testing to find their ancestry for not much money, and gives examples of some of the benefits. (This article on the MSNBC site takes a long time to display.)