Rev. 6 May 2004, Gen. 912







Joseph Graves (1) was born about 1839 in MS, and died in 1908 in Pearlington, Hancock Co., MS.  According to the 1900 census, his mother was born in Florida and his father in MS.  He first married Mary J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1865.  She was born about 1847 (or 1850) in MS, and died in Nov. 1900.  He married second Fannie Cade of Louisiana on 9 Nov. 1901.

The 1880 census for Pearlington, Hancock Co., MS, page 269D, shows Joseph Graves, mulatto, age 40, house carpenter, with his wife Mary and two sons.  In 1885 (state census?), Joseph was not only a carpenter but also a Justice of the Peace.  The 1900 census for Pearlington, Hancock Co., MS, listed Joseph, age 61, with wife Mary J. Graves, age 50.  He was shown as a carpenter, married 35 years in 1900.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves, by Mary J. ------

   2.  John Graves, b.c. 1864.

   3.  Fred Graves, b.c. 1872.

Children - Graves, by Fannie Cade

   4.  Roy Graves, b. 1903.  No children.

   5.  Frejellia Joseph Graves, b. 1905, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

   6.  Catherine Graves, b. 1908.  Living in Las Vegas, NV in 2004.  4 children.


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