Rev. 4 June 1987, Gen. 8







Joseph Graves (1) was born in 1795 in Pennsylvania, and was still living in 1883 when he was listed on the pension roll. He was a farmer. He was a veteran of the War of 1812, serving in the Infantry, 3rd Regt., Maryland Militia. He married Elizabeth Johnson (or Johnston) in Bedford Co., Pa. She was born in 1803 in Maryland. They lived in Bedford Co., Pa., Knox Co., Ohio, and Keokuk Co., Iowa. Their first 4 children were born in Pa., and the next 4 in Ohio. (R-1)

Children - Graves

2. Elizabeth Graves, b. 1828.

3. Robert Graves, b. 1830.

4. Josiah Graves, b. 1831.

5. Margaret Graves, b. 1834.

6. Nancy Graves, b. 1837.

+7. Johnson Graves, b. 16 July 1839, m. Mary Frances Stewart, 16 Sept. 1874, d. 31 July 1938.

8. Jesse P. Graves, b. 1841.

9. Joseph Graves, Jr., b. 1844, m. Mary ------.






Johnson Graves (7) was born 16 July 1839 in Mt. Vernon, Knox Co., Ohio, died 31 July 1938 in Iowa Soldiers Home, Marshalltown, Iowa, and was buried 3 Aug. 1938 in Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg, Keokuk Co., Iowa. He served as a private in the Union Army in the Civil War, Company F, 33 Regt., Iowa Infantry. He was a cabinet maker.

He was married to Mary Frances Stewart, daughter of William and Elizabeth Stewart, on 16 Sept. 1874 in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, by Rev. Willis G. Craig. She was born 9 April 1855 (or 1854) in Zanesville, Muskingum Co., Ohio, died 21 May 1937 in Martinsburg, Iowa, and was buried in Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg.

William Stewart was born in 1820 in Pa., and Elizabeth Stewart was born in 1830 in Md. They had four children: Soltie, b. 1852, Ohio; Mary Frances; Belle, b. 1856, Ohio; and Charles, b. 1861, Iowa.

Johnson and Mary Frances were Presbyterian. They lived in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, and Martinsburg, Keokuk Co., Iowa. Their first two children were born in Keokuk, and the others in Martinsburg. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+10. Florence Belle Graves, b. 19 Oct. 1875, m(1) Irvin Byard Taylor, m(2) Adna M. Utterbach, d. 26 Nov. 1963.

+11. William Stewart Graves, b. 26 Jan. 1878, m. Mabel Holland, 7 July 1904, d. 17 Aug. 1952.

12. Elizabeth ("Bess") Madaline Graves, b. 29 March 1880, m. Earl Ogden (son of I. Newton and Mary D. Ogden).

13. Charles ("Charlie") Lincoln Graves, b. 29 Oct. 1881, m. Bess ------.

14. Grace Graves, b. 7 June 1884, m. Milan Mott, d. 20 Aug. 1973 (Ill.). He was b. 4 Feb. 1882, d. 13 Jan. 1943 in Ill. Both buried in Ill. They lived most of their married life in Mundelein and Waukegan, Ill.

15. Hazel Graves, b. 7 June 1884, d. in infancy (Martinsburg, Iowa).

+16. Maude Frances Graves, b. 30 Sept. 1886, m. Connally Faulkner Cuddy, 11 May 1906, d. 20 Oct. 1918.

17. Marvin Frederick Graves, b. 30 Sept. 1886, d. Calif.

18. Sydney (or Sidney) Graves, b. 3 Nov. 1889, d. Calif.

19. Edna Martina Graves, b. 7 Jan. 1893, m. ------ Sheets.

20. Paul Raymond Graves, b. 25 Nov. 1895, m. Albie Frances Smith, 10 Sept. 19-- (Dallas, Texas), d. 6 Nov. 1936 (Dallas, Texas).






Florence Belle Graves (10) was born 19 Oct. 1875 in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, died 26 Nov. 1963 in Hedrick, Keokuk Co., Iowa, and was buried in Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg, Keokuk Co., Iowa. She first married Irvin Byard Taylor. She secondly married a widower, Adna M. Utterbach. He was born 9 April 1860 and died 1 Oct. 1951. (R-1)

Children - Taylor

21. Harry Albert Taylor, b. 9 Jan. 1904, m. Mae ------, d. 30 Nov. 1971 (Florida). Bur. Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg, Ia. No children. She died in Florida before him, and was buried there.

+22. Byard Taylor, m. Doris Brown.


William Stewart Graves (11) was born 26 Jan. 1878 in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, and died 17 Aug. 1952 in Dallas, Texas. He was in the dry cleaning business, and owned Graves Dye Works. He was married to Mabel Holland, daughter of Daniel Christopher Holland and Mary Clinton Trantham, on 7 July 1904 in Dallas, Texas, by Rev. Warner B. Riggs. She was born 11 May 1884 in Senatobia, Tate Co., Miss., and died 10 Sept. 1966 in Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas. They were both buried in Grove Hill Cem., Dallas, Texas. She belonged to the Episcopal Church. All their children were born in Dallas, Texas. (R-1)

Children - Graves

23. William ("Bill") Stewart Graves, Jr., b. 18 Sept. 1905, m. Hazel (Goodlet) Morgan, 5 April 1947 (Dallas, Texas), d. 7 Feb. 1966 (Dallas, Texas). She was dau. of Hal H. and Katherine B. Goodlet.

+24. Hazel Graves, b. 5 Sept. 1907, m. Elmer Carson Satterwhite, 21 Feb. 1926.

25. Daniel ("Danny") Johnston Graves, b. 24 Sept. 1919, d. 15 April 1927 (Dallas, Texas, of diphtheria).


Maude Frances Graves (16) was born 30 Sept. 1886 and died 20 Oct. 1918, both in Martinsburg, Keokuk Co., Iowa. She married Connally Faulkner Cuddy, son of Lilburn B. Cuddy (Confederate veteran of the Civil War) and Martha V. Ballard, on 11 May 1906 in Sigourney, Keokuk Co., Iowa. He was born 30 Oct. 1879 in Abingdon, Va., and died 22 Oct. 1918 in Martinsburg, Iowa. They both died from the flu epidemic, and were buried in Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg. All their children were born in Martinsburg, Iowa. (R-1)

Children - Cuddy

26. Florence Virginia Cuddy, b. 7 Nov. 1907, m(1) Laurance Aaron Hooks, 14 May 1930 (Fairfield, Iowa), m(2) Homer C. Bair, 4 Oct. 1975 (Orange, Calif.).

+27. Helen Pauline Cuddy, b. 8 Dec. 1909, m. Edwin L. Beck, 17 March 1936, d. 28 March 1950.

+28. Blanche Louise Cuddy, b. 18 Feb. 1911, m. Irwin C. Conley, 26 March 1941.

29. Woodrow Wilson Cuddy, b. 28 June 1915, d. 20 Aug. 1926. Bur. Mt. Zion Cem., Martinsburg, Iowa.

+30. Alice Lucile Cuddy, b. 6 Oct. 1917, m. Max Emmert, 22 Jan. 1939.


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