Rev. 13 April 2022, Gen. 730

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOHN GRAVES AND PHOEBE FLACK

OF LONDON & MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

John Graves (1) married Phoebe Flack on 5 March 1806 in St. Leonards, Shoreditch, London.  She was born in 1771 and died about 1844.  (R‑4)

Children - Graves

+2.  John Ormond Graves, b. 23 Sept. 1806, m. Eliza Hughes, 20 March 1831, d. 21 Jan. 1853.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GRAVES (1) AND PHOEBE FLACK

John (or Jonathan[1]) Ormond (or Ormand) Graves (1) was born 23 Sept. 1806 in Whitechapel, Middlesex, England, and died 21 Jan. 1853 at St. George, East Middlesex, England.  He married Eliza Hughes on 20 March 1831 at Saint Helen Bishopsgate, London.  She was born 29 July 1813 in Marylebone, Middlesex, and died in April 1850 in Stepney, London.  They were in the 1841 census for Stepney, Middlesex.  He was in the 1851 census for 22 Bedford St., Stepney, Middlesex, as a widower.  Both their children were born in Whitechapel, Middlesex.

John probably married second Eliza ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  The 1871 census for 3 Wickes (or Wilkes) St., Christchurch, Spitalfields, London, lists John Graves, 59, porter, London, wife Eliza, 48, match maker, Norfolk, and son John, 36, coal dealer, London.  (R‑1, R‑3)

Children - Graves

+3.  Frederick Robert Graves, b. 1832, m. Amelia Eliza Poole, 18 July 1852.

  4.  John (or Jonathan) Julius Graves, b. 22 Sept. 1834 (London, England), bapt. 3 May 1835 (St. George in the East, Stepney, London).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN O. GRAVES (1) AND ELIZA HUGHES

Frederick Robert Graves (3) was born about 1832 in Whitechapel, Middlesex, was baptized 5 Jan. 1834 at Saint Dunstan, Stepney, London, and died in July 1860 in Shoreditch, London.  He married Amelia Eliza Poole, daughter of William Nelson Poole and Mary A. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 18 July 1852 in St. Mary Newington, Surrey (or London), England.  She was born 10 Dec. 1832 in Greenwich, Kent, and died Dec. 1899 in Brentford, Middlesex.  She remarried to David Croney on 14 March 1867 in Bethnal Green, St. James the Great.  At least their middle 2 children were born in Shoreditch, Middlesex.  Baptisms for the 3 children mentioned as being baptized were all at St. Leonards, Shoreditch, London.  (R‑1, R‑3)

Children - Graves

+5.  Ellen Chester Graves, b. June 1853, m. Henry James Sims, 7 Oct. 1877, d. Oct. 1913.

  6.  Annie Amelia Graves, b. 16 May 1855, bapt. 21 Aug. 1859, m. Edward James Mayhew, 1 June 1873 Holy Trinity, Mile End Old Town, London), d. July 19332 (Edmonton, Essex).  He was b. 16 Feb. 1852 at Totenham Court Rd., Hindon, London, and d. 24 Feb. 1913 in Mile End Old Town, London.

+7.  Rosina Emily Graves, b. 22 May 1857, m. James William Chapman.

+8.  Frederick Robert Graves, b. 20 July 1859, m. Emily Elizabeth Smith, 1 June 1879, d. 10 Dec. 1931.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF FREDERICK R. GRAVES (3) AND AMELIA E. POOLE

Ellen Chester Graves (5) was born in June 1853 in St. Luke, London, was baptized 16 April 1854 in St. Bride Fleet Street, and died in Oct. 1913 in Hackney, London.  She married Henry James Sims on 7 Oct. 1877 in Holy Trinity, Mile End Old Town.  He was born about 1848 in Sherborne St. John, Hampshire, and died 15 Jan. 1901 in Edmonton, Middlesex.  Ellen was in the 1901 census for Edmonton, Middlesex, widowed, with all her children, the first 4 born in Bow, London, and the last 3 in Edmonton.  (R‑3)

Children - Sims

  9.  Frederick J. Sims, b.c. 1879.

  10.  James Sims, b.c. 1881.

  11.  Harry Sims, b.c. 1883.

  12.  George Sims, b.c. 1887.

  13.  Charles W. Sims, b.c. 1890.

  14.  Percy Sims, b.c. 1893.

  15.  Albert R. Sims, b.c. 1895.

 

Rosina Emily (“Rose”) Graves (7) was born 22 May 1857 in Shoreditch, Middlesex, and was baptized 26 July 1857 at St. Leonards, Shoreditch, London, and died in March 1926 in Paddington, London.  She married James William Chapman, son of James William Chapman and Margaret Jane Floyd.  He was born in 1856 in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, and died before the 1901 census.  They were in the 1891 census for Acton, Middlesex, when he was a shoemaker.  She was in the 1901 census for Acton, Middlesex, as a widow and a laundress.  Their first child was born in Hackney, London, and all the others in Acton, Middlesex.

Children - Chapman

  16.  James Chapman, b.c. 1877.

  17.  Rosina Chapman, b.c. 1879.

+18.  Frederick Henry Chapman, b.c. 1881, m. Alice Maude Tuddenham, d. 1934.

  19.  Florence Chapman, b.c. 1884.

  20.  Eliza (“Ellise”) Chapman, b.c. 1888.

  21.  Annie Chapman, b.c. 1892.

 

Frederick Robert Graves (8) was born 20 July 1859 in Dalston, Middlesex, or Shoreditch, London, was baptized 21 Aug. 1859, and died 10 Dec. 1931 in Saanich, Visctoria, BC, Canada.  (Dalston is a district in the London borough of Hackney, just a few blocks north of Shoreditch.)  He married Emily Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Joseph Smith and Harriet Mary Penn, on 1 June 1879 in Holy Trinity, Mile End Old Town.  She was born 5 Jan. 1861 in Croydon, Surrey, and died 28 Feb. 1931 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  They were in the 1891 census for Enfield, Middlesex.  They were in the 1901 census for Edmonton, Middlesex.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves

  22.  Emily Elizabeth Graves, b. 11 March 1880 (Haxton or Shoreditch, London), m(1) William Holmes, 21 Dec. 1902 (Edmonton, Middlesex), m(2) Thomas Edward Tillbrook, d. 1969 (Yorkshire, West Riding).

+23.  Frederick Robert Graves, b. 6 Feb. 1882, m. Florence Kate Rebecca Baber, 7 April 1902, d. June 1968.

+24.  Harold Joseph Graves, b. 19 Feb. 1884, m. Nancy Irene Robertson, 15 Sept. 1909, d. 11 Jan. 1975.

  25.  Reginald Faulkner Graves, b. Oct. 1886 (Edmonton, Middlesex), d. 26 Nov. 1964 (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada).

  26.  Eva Harriet Graves, b. 16 Oct. 1889 (Crayford, Kent), d. Oct. 1973 (Ealing, Middlesex).

  27.  Robert Graves, b. 1890 (Bromley by Bow, London).

  28.  Victor Arthur Stanton Graves, b. 9 July 1892 (Edmonton, Middlesex), d. 14 March 1960 (Nelson, British Columbia, Canada).

+29.  Archibald Frank Graves, b. 9 Oct. 1894, m. Jessie Victoria Phillips, d. 30 April 1963.

+30.  Dorothy Mary Graves, b. 14 Oct. 1905, m. William Bradshaw, 30 April 1930, d. 1 Nov. 1988.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF ROSINA E. GRAVES (7) AND JAMES W. CHAPMAN

Frederick Henry Chapman (18) was born about 1881 in Acton, Middlesex, and died in 1934.  He married Alice Maude (or Maud) Tuddenham.  She was born about 1883 in Cranford, Middlesex.  He was in the 1901 census for Acton, Middlesex, living with his mother.  All their children were born in Acton, Middlesex.

Children - Chapman

  31.  Frederick William Chapman, b. 29 Nov. 1902, d. 17 Dec. 1969.

  32.  Alice Amelia F. Chapman, b. 4 April 1904, d. 1986.

  33.  Ernest Edward Chapman, b. 1905, m. Ivy Elizabeth Ellen Keefe, 12 Jan. 1930 (Acton, Middlesex).  She was b. 21 Feb. 1909 in Acton, Middlesex, and d. Jan. 2000 in Middlesex, daughter of George James Keefe and Elizabeth Matthews.  1 son.

  34.  Rosina Lilian (“Rose”) Chapman, b. Oct. 1906, d.. 25 July 1989 (Narberth, Dyfed).

  35.  Reginald Faulkner G. Chapman, b. 29 Aug. 1908, d. 1981.

  36.  James Henry Chapman, b. 16 March 1910, d. Jan. 1977.

  37.  Six more children.

 

CHILDREN OF FREDERICK R. GRAVES (8) AND EMILY E. SMITH

Frederick Robert Graves (23) was born 6 Feb. 1882 in Old Ford or Bromley by Bow or Poplar, Middlesex, and died in June 1968 in Chard, Somerset.  He married Florence Kate Rebecca Baber on 7 June 1902 in Edmonton, Middlesex.  She was born in Dec. 1884 in Wandsworth, London, and died 23 Jan. 1959 in Edmonton, Middlesex.  All their children were born in Edmonton, Middlesex.  (R‑3, R‑4)

Children - Graves

  38.  Kathleen Mary Golder Graves, b. 9 Sept. 1904, d. Oct. 1920 (Edmonton).

  39.  Percy Faulkner Graves, b. 25 Jan. 1906, m.Vera Eleanor McQuin, Sept. 1934 (Edmonton, Middlesex), d. 1 April 1972 (Altrincham,. Greater Manchester or Bucklow, Cheshire).

  40.  Sylvia Marjorie Jane Graves, b. 9 Dec. 1908, d. June 1920 (Edmonton).

  41.  Eric John Graves, b. 1910, d. 1910 (Edmonton).

  42.  Harold Faulkner Graves, b. 11 June 1911, d. May 1988 (Enfield, Greater London).

  43.  Beryl Emily Graves, b. 27 Sept. 1913, d. 12 Oct. 2005 (Trowbridge, Wiltshire).

  44.  Rosemary Ethel Roberts Graves, b. 27 Jan. 1917, d. 30 Nov. 2002 (Ashford with Shepway, Kent).

+45.  Peter Faulkner Graves, b. 13 Nov. 1924, m. Audrey Marjorie Swain, Oct. 1950, d. 10 Jan. 2005.

 

Harold Joseph Graves (24) was born in Old Ford or Bromley by Bow, Middlesex, and died 11 Jan. 1975 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  He married Nancy Irene Robertson, daughter of George Winram Robertson and Francesca Maria McGraw, on 15 Sept. 1909 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  She was born 16 Dec. 1883 in Liverpool, England, and died 4 March 1963 in Vancouver.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves

+46.  Dorothy Irene Graves, b. 9 Oct. 1911, m. Smith Stanley Osterhout, 29 June 1934, d. 14 April 2002.

+47.  George Winram Robertson Graves, b. 25 Feb. 1913, m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 28 July 1950, m(2) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. Feb. 2000.

+48.  Lalage Eileen Graves, b. 18 Feb. 1917, m. Charles Sinclair Pritchard, 17 March 1943, d. 3 Oct. 2008.

+49.  Harold Bradstock Graves, b. 8 Nov. 1921, m. Betty Marie Bechtel, 4 Feb. 1946, d. 29 July 2004.

+50.  Nancy Moira Graves, b. 1 Nov. 1925, m. Richard Alex Clarke, c. 1950, d. July 2017.

 

Archibald Frank Graves (29) was born 9 Oct. 1894 (or 1904) in Edmonton, Middlesex, and died 30 April 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  He first married Jessie Victoria Phillips.  She was born about 1898 in England.  She married second ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves, by Jessie V. Phillips

+51.  Joan Muriel Graves, b. 3 Nov. 1918. m. Claude James Newwman, 23 Oct. 1937, d. 11 May 2013.

  52.  Pat Graves, m. W. R. Simms.

Children - Graves, by 2nd wife

  53.  daughter

 

Dorothy Mary Graves (30) was born 14 Oct. 1905 in Edmonton, Middlesex, and died 1 Nov. 1988 in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.  She married William (“Howard”) Bradshaw on 30 April 1930 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  He was born 19 March 1900 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, and died 22 Jan. 1991 in Richmond, BC, Canada.  (R‑3)

Children - Bradshaw

  54.  John Howard Bradshaw, b. 15 March 1931 (Vancouver, Burrard, BC, Canada, d. 19 March 1982 (Los Angeles, CA).

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF FREDERICK R. GRAVES (23) AND FLORENCE K. R. BABER

Peter Faulkner Graves (45) was born 13 Nov. 1924 in Edmonton, Middlesex, and died 10 Jan. 2005 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.  He married Audrey Marjorie Swain, daughter of Alfred George Swain and Marjorie Florence Service, in Oct. 1951 in Oakwood, Southgate, Middlesex.  She was born 11 May 1929 in Islington, Middlesex, and died 27 Jan. 2018.  (R‑4)

Children - Graves

  55.  son

  56.  daughter

 

CHILDREN OF HAROLD J. GRAVES (24) AND NANCY I. ROBERTSON

Dorothy Irene (“Molly”) Graves (46) was born 9 Oct. 1911 and died 14 April 2002, both in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  She married Smith Stanley Osterhout, son of Rev. Smith Stanley Osterhout and Amy ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 29 June 1934 in Vancouver.  He was born 16 May 1908 in Vernon, BC, Canada, and died 14 July 1997 in West Vancouver, BC.  (R‑3)

Children - Osterhout

  57.  Dorothy Irene (“Renee”) Osterhout, b. 14 June 1936 (Vancouver, BC), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 29 March 1974 (Vancouver, BC).  1 son.

  58.  Pamela Osterhout, b. 11 Sept. 1937 (Vancouver, BC), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 2 June 1962 (Vancouver), d. 10 April 2013 (Smithers, BC, Canada).  2 daughters.

 

George Winram Robertson Graves (47) was born 25 Feb. 1913 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and died in Feb. 2000 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  He first married ‑‑‑‑‑‑ on 28 July 1950.  He married second ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves, by 2nd wife

  59.  son

 

Lalage Eileen Graves (48) was born 18 Feb. 1917 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and died 3 Oct. 2008 in Kingston, Ontario.  She married Charles Sinclair Pritchard, son of Thomas John Pritchard and Ethel Amelia ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 17 March 1943 in Ontario, Canada.  She was born 1 April 1918 in Ellisville Ontario, and died 25 Jan. 2009 in Kingston, Ontario.  (R‑3)

Children - Pritchard

  60.  daughter

  61.  daughter

  62.  daughter

  63.  daughter

 

Harold Bradstock Graves (49) was born 8 Nov. 1921 and died 29 July 2004, both in Vancouver, BC.  He married Betty Marie Bechtel, daughter of Howard Earl Bechtel and Esther (or Hester) Marie Coots, on 4 Feb. 1946 in Vancouver.  She was born in 1921 and died 11 Sept. 2014, both in Vancouver.  (R‑3)

Children - Graves

  64.  son

  65.  son

  66.  daughter

 

Nancy Moira Graves (50) was born 1 Nov. 1925 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and died in July 2017 in Bellevue, WA, USA.  She married Richard Alex Clarke, son of Richard D. Clarke, about 1950.  He was born 2 Dec. 1926 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and died 10 April 2006 in Bellevue, King Co., WA.  (R‑3)

Children - Clarke

  53,  Stephen Douglas Clarke, b. 19 July 1952 (Vancouver), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 5 Oct. 2014 (Vancouver).  1 daughter and 1 son.

  67.  daughter

  68.  daughter

 

CHILDREN OF ARCHIBALD F. GRAVES (29) AND JESSIE V. PHILLIPS

Joan Muriel Graves (51) was born 3 Nov. 1918 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, and died 11 May 2013.  She married Claude James Newman on 23 Oct. 1937 in Whatcom Co., WA, USA.  (R‑3)

Children - Newman

  69.  daughter

  70.  son

  71.  daughter

  72.  daughter

  73.  daughter

  74.  son

  75.  son

  76.  daughter

 

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[1] The 1841 census gave his name and that of his younger son as Jonathan, but all other records give the names as John.