Deacon John Graves

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John Graves

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Graves, Jr. and Elizabeth Graves
Husband of Elizabeth Graves and Abigail Graves
Father of Anna Griswold; John Graves; Ezra Graves; Simeon Grave; Elias Grave and 1 other
Brother of Mehitable Hull; Noadiah Graves and Mindwell Stevens

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Deacon John Graves

Deacon John Graves (43) was born 1 Feb. 1690 (according to Mrs. Baker, or 5 Feb., according to John Card Graves) in East Guilford, Conn., and died 17 July 1763. 

Married

  1. Elizabeth Stevens on 10 May 1714.  She was a sister of Nathaniel Stevens, who married Mindwell Graves, John's sister, and a daughter of Lt. Nathaniel and Sarah Stevens of East Guilford.  Elizabeth died 30 April (or 20 Feb.) 1725. 
  2. Abigail Starr in 1728. She was born 20 March 1700 and died 1752. 
  3. Mrs. Naomi (Dudley) Blatchley, daughter of John Dudley and widow of Aaron Blatchley, in 1753.  She was born Oct. 1690 and died 22 Sept. 1770.  (R‑202, R‑203)

Children - Graves, by Elizabeth Stevens

  1. Anna Graves, b. 12 April 1715, m. Thomas Griswold (of Guilford, Conn.), 19 Feb. 1735, d. 29 May 1801.  He died 16 Jan. 1784.
  2. John Graves, b. 16 April 1717, d. 17 Feb. 1718.
  3. John Graves, b. 28 April 1719, m(1) Abigail Pierson, 15 Oct. 1744, m(2) Phebe Hart, 16 July 1747, d. 13 Dec. 1759.
  4. Ezra Graves, b. 3 July 1722, m. Elizabeth Graves, d. 29 Sept. 1747.

Children - Graves, by Abigail Starr

  1. Simeon Graves, b. 12 Nov. 1729, m(1) Naomi Dudley, 6 June 1750, m(2) ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 2 Jan. 1801.
  2. Elias Graves, b. 10 April 1733, m(1) Mabel Murray, 23 Feb. 1763, m(2) Mrs. Mary (Cleveland) Hubbard, 29 March 1780, d. 31 May 1802.
  3. Timothy Graves, b. 3 Dec. 1740, died young.

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Deacon John Graves's Timeline

1689
February 1, 1689
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1714
May 10, 1714
Age 25
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1715
April 12, 1715
Age 26
1728
1728
Age 38
1729
November 12, 1729
Age 40
1733
April 10, 1733
Age 44
1740
December 3, 1740
Age 51
1763
July 17, 1763
Age 74
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
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