Rev. 13 May 2022, Gen. 164

 

DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE GRAVES AND MARTHA DAWDING OF BUBWITH, YORKSHIRE, AND MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

George Graves (1) was born about 1760 in Bubwith, Yorkshire.  His parents may have been Georeg Graves and Ann Harris.  He married Martha Dawding, daughter of John Dawding and Elizabeth Bowskill.  She was born about 1786 in Marylebone, Middlesex.  (R‑6)

Children - Graves

+2.  William Robert Graves, b.c. 1805, m. Jemima Hulme, 9 March 1828, d. 10 Sept. 1861.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE GRAVES (1) AND MARTHA DAWDING

William Robert Graves (1) was born about 1805 or 1806 in Brickend (or Pieckeridge ?), Hertfordshire, and died 10 Sept. 1861 in London, England.  He married Jemima Hulme on 9 March 1828 at St. Botolph Bishopsgate, London[1].  Her surname has also been given as Hume, but her brother Clement Hulme consistently used the spelling of Hulme in the census records.  She was born 11 Oct. 1807 in Greenwich, Kent, and died in Sept. 1893 in Greater London, Middlesex.  They were in the 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses for London, Middlesex.  He was a messenger.  Martha Graves, 55 (b.c. 1786, probably his mother), laundress, was in the 1841 census with William.  In the 1871 census for West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, Jemima Graves, widow, 63, was living with her brother, Clement Hulme, widower, 67.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves

  3.  Lucy Graves, b.c. 1829 (London, Middlesex).

+4.  William James Graves, b.c. 1831, m. Esther Harmsworth, 5 Aug. 1849.

  5.  Emma Maria Graves, b.c. 1832 (London, Middlesex).

  6.  Clement Richard Graves, b.c. 1832 (Southwark, Surrey).

  7.  Charlotte Graves, b.c. 1836.

  8.  Frederick William Graves, b.c. 1839 (London, Middlesex).

  9.  Thomas Graves, b.c. 1844 (London, Middlesex).

+10.  Edward Henry Graves, b. 10 Jan. 1849, m. Elizabeth Jane Latimer, 3 March 1849, d. 19 Jan. 1907.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GRAVES (1)

William James Graves (4) was born about 1831 in St. Saviour, Southwark or Bermondsey, Middlesex, now part of London.  He married Esther Harmsworth on 5 Aug. 1849 at St. Giles Church (or St. John’s, Waterloo?), Lambeth, Surrey, England.  Residence at time of marriage was given as John Hall (?).  He was of full age and she was a minor.  She was born about 1830 in North Warnborough, Hampshire.  She was a daughter of James Harmsworth, farmer.  They lived in Islington, London, England.  He was a law writer.  They were in the 1861 and 1871 censuses for Islington, St. Andrews, Middlesex, London.  He was listed in 1861 as a writing clerk, and in 1871 as a stationer’s assistant.  Living with them in 1861 was Elizabeth Goddard, niece, age 1.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

+11.  Esther Lucy Ann Graves, b. 28 Feb. 1850, m. Alfred Henry Holmes, 25 Dec. 1870.

+12.  William Henry Graves, b. 9 Feb. 1851, m. Julia Fry, 4 Dec. 1874, d. 31 Jan. 1942.

  13.  Eleanor J. Graves, b.c. 1852 (Christchurch, Surrey).  Listed as “deaf and dumb”.

+14.  Charles Graves, b. 13 Dec. 1853, m. Elizabeth Allen, 1878.

  15.  Frances C. Graves, b.c. 1857 (Islington, Middlesex).

 

Edward Henry Graves (10) was born 10 Jan. 1849 in Bulegetto St., London, Middlesex, and died 19 Jan 1907.  He married Elizabeth Jane Latimer on 3 March 1870 in Belturbet, Ireland.  She was born in Ireland and died in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.  (R‑4)

Children - Graves

  16.  Clement Edward Graves, b. 9 Jan. 1871.

  17.  Lucy Jane Graves, b. 8 Aug. 1872.

+18.  Frederick George Graves, b. 18 Sept. 1874, m. Mabel Harland Anderson, 25 Dec. 1896, d. 12 March 1942.

+19.  Emma Clara Graves, b. 28 Dec. 1875, m. James Percival Birch.

  20.  Alfred William Graves, b. 7 Sept. 1878.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM J. GRAVES (4) AND ESTHER HARMSWORTH

Esther Lucy Ann Graves (11) was born 28 Feb. 1850 at 61 Gee St., St. Luke’s, London, Middlesex.  She married Alfred Henry Holmes, called Henry, on 25 Dec. 1870 in Islington, Greater London.  He was born 7 Dec. 1849 in Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire.  His parents were Robert Holmes, cabinet maker, and Caroline Harris (or Walters[2]), who married in 1844 in Hackney, London.  His grandfather was Leonard Holmes, auctioneer.  Henry was a twin and was one of 7 children.  After Esther died, her husband Henry remarried and had 2 more sons.

They were in the 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 censuses for Islington, London.  They lived at 214 Gifford St. in 1871, at 98 Frederick St. in 1881, and at 37 Havelock St. in 1891 and 1901.  He was a photographic cabinet maker.  (R‑2)

Children - Holmes

+21.  Alfred Holmes, b.c. 1872, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+22.  Henry (“Harry”) Holmes, b.c. 1877, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  23.  Esther Holmes, b. 5 May 1880 (98 Frederick St., London), d. 5 April 1955 (Hackney, London).

  24.  Arthur (or Albert[3]) Holmes, b. 1881.

  25.  Herbert Holmes, b.c. 1882.

+26.  Grace Holmes, b.c. 1884, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Bayes.

+27.  Ruth Holmes, b. 5 May 1884, m. Walter Reston, Sept. 1908, d. 1 March 1939.

  28.  Mary Holmes, b. 1886, m. George Mason.  Went to America.

+29.  Louisa Corney Holmes, b. 13 Aug. 1886, m. Frederick George Williams, 2 Feb. 1914, d. 1 May 1964.

  30.  Kate Holmes, b.c. 1889.

  31.  Walter Holmes; served in the Boer War.  Name from Maureen Cumber’s great-uncle, but can’t find him in census records.

 

William Henry Graves (12) was born about 1851 in London, England, and died 31 Jan. 1942 in Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia.  He married Julia Fry on 4 Dec. 1874 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.  They both arrived from England 30 Nov. 1874 in the Toowoomba, and landed in Rockhampton.  All their children were born in Rockhampton.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  32.  Elizabeth Esther Graves, b. 1877, m. John Thomas.

  33.  Charles Henry Graves, b. 1878, m. Esther ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+34.  William Robert Graves, b. 1880, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  35.  Clara Graves, m. Leslie Wells.

+36.  Thomas George Graves, b. 2 Sept. 1883, m. Mary Ann Gooch, 16 Jan. 1909, d. 20 Nov. 1953.

 

Charles Graves (14) was born 13 Dec. 1853 in Newington (?), Surrey, England.  He married Elizabeth Allen, daughter of George Allen and Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑, in 1878.  She was born in 1857 in Newington/Lambeth, Surrey.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves

  37.  Ada L. Graves, b. 1879 (Islington, London), m. Richard Pettie, 6 Oct. 1900 (Reg. Office, Tottenham), d. Dec. 1944 (Bristol, Gloucestershire).

+38.  Rose Eleanor Graves, b. 11 March 1880, m. Reginald McHugh, 27 July 1912, d. 5 Sept. 1943.

  39.  Charles Graves, b. 1882 (Barnsbury, Islington, London).

  40.  Florence Graves, b. 1885 (Islington).

  41.  Violet Graves, b. 1891 (Finsbury Park, London).

  42.  Phebe Graves, b. 1894 (Islington, London).

  43.  Sidney Graves, b. 1901 (Tottenham, London).

 

CHILDREN OF EDWARD H. GRAVES (10) AND ELIZABETH J. LATIMER

Frederick George Graves (18) was born 18 Sept. 1874 in Kemptee, India, and died 12 March 1942 in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.  He married Mabel Harland Anderson on 25 Dec. 1896 in Upper Holloway, St. John, Islington, London, England.  She was born in March 1872 in Islington, and died 22 Aug. 1929.  (R‑7)

Children - Graves

  44.  Edward George Victor Graves, b. July 1902 (Islington, London), d. 23 July 1988.

 

Emma Clara Graves (19) was born 28 Dec. 1875 in Kamptee, India, and died in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.  She married James Percival Birch.  He was born in 1875 in Chelmsford, England, died 27 Feb. 1915 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, and was buried in Hardwood Hill, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.  (R‑4)

Children - Birch

+45.  Ivy Alexandra Birch, b. 7 Jan. 1903, m. Arthur Vincent Pendlebury, d. 20 Feb. 1971.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF ESTHER L. A. GRAVES (11) AND ALFRED H. HOLMES

Alfred Holmes (21) was born about 1872 in Islington, Middlesex.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑2)

Children - Holmes

  46.  Edward Holmes

  47.  Millicent Holmes

 

Henry (“Harry”) Holmes (22) was born about 1877 in Islington, Middlesex.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑2)

Children - Holmes

  48.  Leslie Holmes

  49.  Lawrence Holmes

 

Grace Holmes (26) was born about 1884 in Islington, London, Middlesex.  She married ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Bayes.  (R‑2)

Children - Bayes

  50.  Winnie Bayes

  51.  Stanley Bayes

 

Ruth Holmes (27) was born 5 May 1884 in Islington, London, Middlesex, England, died 1 March 1939 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., MA, U.S.A., and was buried 4 March 1939 in Wyoming Cem., Melrose, Middlesex Co., MA.  She married Walter Reston, son of James Henry Reston and Elizabeth Hannah Weddell, in Sept. 1908 in Islington, Greater London, England.  He was born 22 Sept. 1882 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, died 2 Nov. 1960 in Melrose, Middlesex Co., MA, and was buried 4 Nov. 1960 in Wyoming Cem., Melrose, MA.  They emigrated to America in 1913, and were in the 1920 and 1930 censuses for Everett, Middlesex Co., MA, with one child, Oliver.

It was said by one source that she went to America, supposedly arrived in Kansas in a covered wagon, and had a chicken farm.  Since that does not seem to apply to Ruth, perhaps that was her sister Mary who also went to America.  (R‑5)

Children - Reston

+52.  Oliver Walter Reston, b. 20 June 1909 (Islington, London, England), m(1) Beatrice Luella Vincent, 28 Sept. 1940 (Everett, Middlesex Co., MA), m(2) Florence Louise Snow, 10 April 1954 (Everett, Middlesex Co., MA), d. 15 March 1995 (Everett, MA).  Bur. 18 March 1995 in Wyoming Cem., Melrose, MA.  Beatrice was b. 22 Aug. 1920 in Malden, MA, d. 8 Oct. 2002 in Everett, MA, and was bur. in Puritan Lawn Cem., Lynfield, MA.  Florence was b. 1 Sept. 1908 in Lynn, MA, d. 1 Oct. 2006 in Revere, MA, and was bur. 6 Oct. 2006 in Wyoming Cem., Melrose, MA.  1 son.

 

Louisa Corney Holmes (29) was born 13 Aug. 1886 at 41 Havelock St., London, and died 1 May 1964 at Highgate, London.  She married Frederick George Williams on 2 Feb. 1914 in Hackney, London.  He was born in 1885 in Islington, and died in 1917 in France.  (R‑2)

Children - Williams

+53.  Ethel Mary Williams, b. 7 Dec. 1914, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. Feb. 1973.

+54.  Christina Ida Williams, b. 27 Dec. 1915, m. Leonard C. Cox, 28 March 1936, d. 22 Aug. 1969.

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM HENRY GRAVES (12)

Thomas George Graves (36) was born 2 Sept. 1883 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, and died 20 Nov. 1953 in Mackay, Queensland.  He married Mary Ann Gooch on 16 Jan. 1906 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

+55.  Victor George Graves, b. 8 June 1909, m. Annie Martha Wilson, 1 Aug. 1938, d. 22 Aug. 1983.

+56.  Dulcie Elizabeth Graves, b. 30 Sept. 1912.

+57.  Mavis Winifred Graves, b. 1914, m. Salamon Olsen.

+58.  Beryl Graves, b. 14 Aug. 1929, m. Leslie Crum, 1945.

 

Rose Eleanor Graves (38) was born 11 March 1880 in Islington, Middlesex, and died 5 Sept. 1943 in Isleworth.  She married Reginald McHugh, son of Peter McHugh and Mary Teresa Ahern, on 27 July 1912 in Tottenham, Middlesex.  He was born in 1884 in South Hornsey, and died 15 Oct. 1937.  (R‑7)

Children - McHugh

  59.  Cyril Reginald HcHugh, b. 7 Aug. 1913 (Tottenham, London), m.Doreen Hankins, 9 Aug. 1947 (Leigh-on-Sea), d. 12 Nov. 1977 (Barnes, London).  3 sons and 1 daughter.

 

CHILDREN OF EMMA C. GRAVES (19) AND JAMES P. BIRCH

Ivy Alexandra Birch (45) was born 7 Jan. 1903 in England, and died 20 Feb. 1971 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.  She married Arthur Vincent Pendlebury in Sydney, Nova Scotia.  He was born 29 Feb. 1892 in India, died 6 July 1940 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, and was buried 9 July 1940 in Hardwood Hill, Sydney.  (R‑4)

Children - Pendlebury

  60.  Arthur Alexander Pendlebury, b. 16 Oct. 1924.

  61.  Roger James Pendlebury, b. 18 Feb. 1928.

  62.  child

  63.  Ivy Irene Pendlebury, b. 19 July 1932 (Sydney, Nova Scotia), m. Isaac Miller Brown, (Ontario, Canada), d. 17 Sept. 2002 (Edmonton, AB, Canada).  She was bur. in Alberta, Canada.  He was b. 8 May 1921 in Fredericton, NB, Canada, d. 1971 in Springhill Jct., Nova Scotia, Canada, and was bur. in Amherst Cem., Amherst, NS, Canada.  1 daughter.

  64.  child

  65.  child

  66.  child

  67.  child

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF LOUISA HOLMES (29) AND FREDERICK G. WILLIAMS

Ethel Mary Williams (53) was born 7 Dec. 1914 and died in Feb. 1973.  She never married.  (R‑2)

Children - Williams

  68.  Michael Williams, b. 1945.

+69.  Marilyn Susan Williams, b. 27 Dec. 1950, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  70.  Lisa Williams, b. 1955.

 

Christina Ida Williams (54) was born 27 Dec. 1915 in Hackney, London, and died 22 Aug. 1969 in Islington.  She married Leonard C. Cox on 28 March 1936 in Islington.  He was born 23 April 1916 in Lambeth, and died 12 Oct. 1991 in Harlow (or Harlon?).  (R‑2)

Children - Cox

+71.  Jean Veronica Cox, b. 11 Sept. 1939, m(1) John Branch, 2 March 1957, m(2) Des Annetts, 25 Aug. 1972.

+72.  Robert Charles Cox, b. 28 Aug. 1943, m. Avril Trott, 11 May 1963.

+73.  Maureen Rosina Cox, b. 13 April 1946, m. Joseph Charles Cumber, 20 Oct. 1962.

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS G. GRAVES (36) AND MARY A. GOOCH

Victor George Graves (55) was born 8 June 1909 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, and died 22 Aug. 1983 in Mackay, Queensland.  He married Annie Martha Wilson on 1 Aug. 1938 in Yeppoon, Queensland.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  74.  Margaret Anne Graves, b. 1 Aug. 1939 (Brisbane, Australia).

+75.  Neville Thomas Graves, b. 6 April 1944, m. Alana Graham, 27 Sept. 1969.

 

Dulcie Elizabeth Graves (56) was born 30 Sept. 1912 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  76.  Janette Elaine Graves, m. John Rumley, March 1959 (Mackay, Queensland).

 

Mavis Winifred Graves (57) was born in 1914.  She married Salamon Olsen.  (R‑1)

Children - Olsen

  77.  Alan Olsen, b. 18 Dec. 1939, m. Margaret Payne.

  78.  Vincent Olsen, b. 22 Sept. 1941, m(1) Lauraine ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Sue ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  79.  Wayne Olsen, b. 24 March 1944 (Mackay, Queensland), m. Colleen Waterson, 1966 (Mackay, Queensland).

  80.  Sonja Olsen, b. 6 Dec. 19‑‑ (Mackay, Queensland), m. John Chester‑master, 1965 (Mackay, Queensland).

  81.  Judith Mary Olsen, b. 2 June 1956 (Mackay, Queensland), m. T. C. Patterson, 1984 (?) (England).

 

Beryl Graves (58) was born 14 Aug. 1929.  She married Leslie (“Les”) Crum in 1945 in Mackay, Queensland.  They were both living in Denver, CO, U.S.A. in 1995, and both their children were born in Colorado.  (R‑1)

Children - Crum

  82.  Sandra Crum, b. 1944.

  83.  Gary Crum, b. 1954.

 

 

GENERATION 7

 

CHILDREN OF ETHEL M. WILLIAMS (53)

Marilyn Susan Williams (69) was born 27 Dec. 1950.  She was adopted as an infant, and her name was changed to Pat Reynolds.  She may not have married.  (R‑3)

Children - Reynolds

  84.  Daniel James Reynolds, b. 3 Feb. 1969, d. 10 Oct. 1982 (Leukemia).

 

CHILDREN OF CHRISTINA I. WILLIAMS (54) AND LEONARD C. COX

Jean Veronica Cox (71) was born 11 Sept. 1939 in Hitchin.  She married John Branch on 2 March 1957 in Enfield.  He was born 22 Feb. 1936 (?).  They divorced.  She secondly married Des Annetts on 25 Aug. 1972 in Islington.  He was born 17 Aug. 1926 in Winchester, and died 24 Jan. 1992.  (R‑2)

Children - Branch

  85.  John Branch, b. 15 Jan. 1962.

Children - Annetts

  86.  Graeme Annetts, b. 17 Dec. 1968 (Islington).

 

Robert Charles Cox (72) was born 28 Aug. 1948.  He married Avril Trott on 11 May 1963.  She was born 7 March 1947.  (R‑2)

Children - Cox

+87.  Denise Cox, b. 11 Oct. 1964, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+88.  Judith Cox, b. 16 Nov. 1965, m. Robin Masterson.

+89.  Robert Cox, b. 12 Jan. 1967, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

 

Maureen Rosina Cox (73) was born 13 April 1946 in Highgate, London.  She married Joseph Charles Cumber on 20 Oct. 1962 in Islington.  He was born 27 June 1934 in St. Pancras, London.  (R‑2)

Children - Cumber

+90.  Juliet Christina Cumber, b. 26 Sept. 1964, m. Gary Payne.

  91.  Joseph Charles Cumber, b. 19 March 1966 (Hackney, London).

  92.  Robert Leonard Cumber, b. 18 May 1967 (Hackney, London).

 

CHILDREN OF VICTOR G. GRAVES (55) AND ANNIE M. WILSON

Neville Thomas Graves (75) was born 6 April 1944 in Muttaburra, Queensland, Australia.  He married Alana Graham on 27 Sept. 1969 in Mackay, Queensland.  Both their children were born in Mackay.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

  93.  Julian Neville Graves, b. 7 April 1978.

  94.  Matthew Luke Graves, b. 4 June 1981.

 

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[1] Marriage information from the IGI.

[2] R‑2 gave her surname as Harris and R‑5 gave it as Walters.

[3] His name was given as Arthur by Maureen Cumber’s great uncle, but Albert is listed in the 1881 census (but in none of the later censuses.