Rev. 13 Nov. 2010, Gen. 359







Peter Graves (1) married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

+2.  Edmond Graves, b. Aug. 1865, m. Leontine ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1888.

+3.  Joseph William Graves, b. 9 March 1869, m(1) Mary Berube, m(2) Margaret Horsey, d. 28 Sept. 1933.






Edmond Graves (2) was born in Aug. 1865 in Quebec, Canada.  He married Leontine ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1888, probably in MA.  She was born in Feb. 1876 in Quebec.  They were in the 1900 census for Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, when he was a spooler in a warp mill.  Both their parents were born in Quebec.  They both immigrated to the U.S. in 1896.  They have not yet been found on any other censuses.

Children - Graves

  4.  Edmond Graves, b. July 1899 (MA).


Joseph William Graves (3) was born 9 March 1869, probably in Quebec, Canada (according to the 1900 census, although R‑1 says probably in Montville, New London Co., CT), died 28 Sept. 1933 in Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT, and was buried in Maplewood Cem., Norwich, CT.  He first married Mary Berube (Maria Antonia Delphine Berube), daughter of Jean-Baptiste Berube and Arthemise-Josephine Emond.  She was born 18 Nov. 1868 in La Pocatiere, Quebec, Canada.  According to R‑2, she was born 17 Nov. 1869 in Quebec, died 2 Dec. 1938, and was buried in Precious Blood Cem., Woonsocket, RI.  They were in the 1900 census for Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, when he was a twister in a carpet mill, and all of their first 4 children (Georgiana, Wilfred, Eva, and Albina) were still living.  He hasnŐt yet been found in the 1910 or 1920 censuses.  According to the 1900 census, Joseph immigrated to the U.S. in 1869 (the year of his birth), and Mary immigrated to the U.S. in 1880.

He married second Margaret (Mary) Horsey.  She was born about 1898 in England.  They were in the 1930 census for Norwich, New London Co., CT, when he was a weaver in a woolen mill.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves, by Mary Berube

  5.  Michael Graves

+6.  Georgiana Graves, b. 10 March 1894, m. Edwouard Fontaine, d.c. 1953.

+7.  Wilfred Graves, b. 28 Aug. 1895, m. Viola ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1920, d.c. 1959.

  8.  Eva Graves, b. Nov. 1896.

  9.  Albina Graves, b. March 1899, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d.c. 1925.

+10.  Dora Elsie Graves, b. 27 Nov. 1901, m. Ernest Clayton Lemeir, 21 Dec. 1916, d. 21 Jan. 1971.

+11.  Arthur Graves, b. 5 Aug. 1903, m(1) Irene ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m(2) Edith Gardner, c. 1925, d. 1 Sept. 1969.

+12.  Henry A. Graves, b. 19 July 1910, m. Madeline Monty, d. 29 April 1963.






Georgina (or Georgiana) Graves (6) was born 10 March 1894 and died about 1953.  She married Edwouard Fontaine.  (R‑2)

Children - Fontaine

  13.  Julie Fontaine

  14.  Margaret Theresa Fontaine, m. Raymond E. Lipsky.

  15.  Bernadette Fontaine, b. 17 Oct. 1916 (in RI or MA), d. 1 April 1980 (MA).

  16.  Mary Fontaine

  17.  Raymond Fontaine


Wilfred Graves (7) was born 28 Aug. 1895 in MA, and died about 1959.  He married Viola ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1920.  (According to R‑2 he married Catherine ‑‑‑‑‑‑; perhaps she was a second wife.)  She was born about 1900 in MA.  They were in the 1930 census for Woonsocket, Providence Co., RI, with his mother Mary and his brother Henry living with them.  He was an automobile mechanic in 1930.

Children - Graves

  18.  Katherine Graves, b.c. 1921 (MA).


Dora Elise Graves (10) was born 27 Nov. 1901 in Enfield, Hampshire Co., MA, and died 21 Jan. 1971 in Woonsocket, Providence Co., RI.  She married Ernest Clayton Lemeir, son of William Lemeir and Jennie Clough, on 21 Dec. 1916 in the First Methodist Church, Woonsocket, RI.  He was born 21 July 1893 in Lisbon, NH, and died of heart failure and Hodgkins Disease on 26 May 1968 in Woonsocket, RI.  All their children were born in Woonsocket, RI.  They were in the 1930 census for Woonsocket, RI, when he was a weaver in a wool mill.  (R‑2)

Children - Lemeir

  19.  Mary Rutina Lemeir, b. 22 Sept. 1918, d. 22 Dec. 1918.

  20.  Infant, b. 11 Nov. 1919, d. 11 Nov. 1919.

+21.  Claire Gladys Lemeir, b.c. 1922, m(1)James Trant, m(2) Howard L. Hedrick, d. 31 Aug. 1981.

+22.  Raymond Edward Lemeir, b.c. Dec. 1925, m. Mary Theresa Mulcahy.


Arthur Graves (11) was born 5 Aug. 1903, and died 1 Sept. 1969 in East Douglas, Worcester Co., MA.  He first married Irene ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  He married second Edith Gardner about 1925.  She was born about 1906 in Gardner, Worcester Co., MA, and died in East Douglas, MA.  Arthur and Edith, with children Roseanna, Eva and Sylvia (all born in MA), were in the 1930 census for Uxbridge, Worcester Co., MA, when he was a grocery delivery clerk.  (R‑2)

Children - Graves, by Edith Gardner

  23.  Arthur Graves, Jr.

  24.  Roseanna Graves, b.c. 1926, m. Richard Fantini.

  25.  Raymond Graves

  26.  Eva Graves, b.c. 1927.

  27.  Sylvia Graves, b.c. July 1928.


Henry A. Graves (12) was born 19 July 1910 in Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, and died 29 April 1963 in Woonsocket, Providence Co., RI.  He married Madeline Monty, daughter of Frederic Monty and Lucina Darche or Dache.  She was born 26 March 1912 in RI or MA, and died 15 April 1988 in St. Cloud, FL.  Henry was in the 1930 census for Woonsocket, RI, single, working as a finisher in a plush mill, living with his brother Wilfred.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Graves

  28.  Adrian Graves, m. Elizabeth Soos.

  29.  Gerald ("Gerry") L. Graves, m. Nancy ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+30.  Thomas Graves, m. Carmen Cavallaro.

  31.  Patrica Graves

  32.  Robert Graves, m. Joan Doe, d. 1991 (Hendon, VA).


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