George Graves, Jr. (c.1631 - 1692) MP

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Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Death: Died in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
Occupation: Marshall of the colony
Managed by: Nathan Atkinson
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About George Graves, Jr.

George Graves (2) was born about 1631 in England, and died 3 Dec. 1692 in Middletown, Conn.  He married Elizabeth Ventres on 2 April 1651 in Hartford, Conn. They moved to Middletown, Conn., where he was made freeman 18 May 1654, Deputy to the General Court in 1656, was Marshall of the Colony for several years, and was appointed to measure the bounds of Wethersfield, Conn. 10 Oct. 1667.  His will (vol. 1, p. 455, Mainwaring's Early Probate Records) mentions his wife Elizabeth, sons George and John, and daughters Mercy, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Sarah Loomis.  (R‑202)

After marriage, he moved to Middletown, CT where he was made a freeman on 18 May 1654. In 1656, he was chosen deputy to the General Court. He served as Marshall of the colony for several years and was apopinted to measure the bounds of Wethersfield, CT on 10 Oct 1667.

Children

  1.   7.  George Graves, never married, d. 1699.
  2.   8.  Elizabeth Graves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Mitchell.
  3. +9.  John Graves, m(1) Susannah Webster, 1681, m(2) Hannah Davis, 1690, d.c. 1702.
  4. +10.  Mercy Graves, b.c. 1670, m. Nathanael Winchell, 15 March 1694, d. after 1700.
  5.   11.  Sarah Graves, m. Jonathan Loomis, 27 Dec. 1688.  He was a son of Nathaniel Loomis and Elizabeth
Moore, and was born 31 March 1666.  They lived in Hartford until at least 1694.

sources

  1. Hart, Samuel, and American Historical Society (New York). Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial: representative citizens. (Boston, Massachusetts, United States: American Historical Society, 1917-1923), p. 160.

Jonathan Loomis... married... Sarah Graves, ... daughter of Marshall George Graves and his wife Elizabeth, who was probably a Mitchell.

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-------------------- CHILDREN OF GEORGE GRAVES (1) George Graves (2) was born about 1631 in England, and died 3 Dec. 1692 in Middletown, Conn.  He married Elizabeth Ventres on 2 April 1651 in Hartford, Conn. They moved to Middletown, Conn., where he was made freeman 18 May 1654, Deputy to the General Court in 1656, was Marshall of the Colony for several years, and was appointed to measure the bounds of Wethersfield, Conn. 10 Oct. 1667.  His will (vol. 1, p. 455, Mainwaring's Early Probate Records) mentions his wife Elizabeth, sons George and John, and daughters Mercy, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Sarah Loomis.  (R‑202)

Children - Graves

  1.   7.  George Graves, never married, d. 1699.
  2.   8.  Elizabeth Graves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Mitchell.
  3. +9.  John Graves, m(1) Susannah Webster, 1681, m(2) Hannah Davis, 1690, d.c. 1702.
  4. +10.  Mercy Graves, b.c. 1670, m. Nathanael Winchell, 15 March 1694, d. after 1700.
  5.   11.  Sarah Graves, m. Jonathan Loomis, 27 Dec. 1688.  He was a son of Nathaniel Loomis and Elizabeth Moore, and was born 31 March 1666.  They lived in Hartford until at least 1694.

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"Marshall" George Graves's Timeline

1631
1631
Braintree, Essex, England
1651
April 2, 1651
Age 20
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1657
November 26, 1657
Age 26
Hartford, CT, USA
1692
December 3, 1692
Age 61
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1692
Age 61
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States