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Joseph Jefferson Gravely, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: October 03, 1834 (89-90)
Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, United States (Paralysis)
Place of Burial: Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Gravely, Sr. and Sally Anne Gravely (Ligon)
Husband of Eleanor Gravely
Father of Jabez E. Gravely; Frank Gravely; Joseph Jefferson Gravely, Jr.; Eleanor Walker; Polly Dyer (Gravely) and 6 others
Brother of Judith Wells; James Gravley, Jr.; John Hensley Gravely; Mary Stultz and John Gravley, I

Occupation: Tobacco Farmer, Farmer/Soldier, Revolutionary Patriot
Managed by: Wilbur Elliott Gravley
Last Updated:

About Joseph Jefferson Gravely, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE.   DAR Ancestor # A047172

Find-A-Grave 76469555

Birth: 1744

Death: Oct. 3, 1834 Leatherwood Henry County Virginia, USA

Married 01 Sep 1775 in Halifax, Virginia

Sons:

  • Joseph Jefferson Gravely 1778-1871
  • Frank Gravely 1780-1812
  • Edmund Gravely 1788-1883
  • Peyton Gravely 1790-1864
  • Lewis Gravely 1795-1884
  • Willis Gravely 1800-1885

Daughters:

  • Mary Polly Gravely 1780-1878
  • Eleanor Gravely 1784-1829

Family links:

Parents:
  • James Gravely (1718 - 1780)
Spouse:
  • Eleanor Cox Gravely (1756 - 1853)*
Children:
  • Mary Gravely Dyer (1788 - 1878)*
  • Willis Gravely (1800 - ____)*

Burial: Gravely Cemetery Henry County Virginia, USA

Maintained by: Frank Everett Originally Created by: deegraver


Find-A-Grave 60089247

Birth: 1744 Culpeper County Virginia, USA

Death: 1834 Leatherwood Henry County Virginia, USA

Joseph Gravely, first of the Gravelys in Henry County, came from Culpeper County before the Revolutionary War. He acquired extensive lands in what came to be known as the Leatherwood section of Henry County, Va. The Gravelys were tobacco growers and later in the 1800's became world famous as processors of plug chewing tobacco.


Ref: From Our Proud Heritage: A Pictorial History of Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia Produced and printed by the Bassett Printing Corp., Bassett, Virginia.


Family links: Spouse: Eleanor Cox Gravely (1756 - 1853)

Children:

  1. Jabez Gravely (1776 - 1872)*
  2. Joseph Jefferson Gravely (1788 - 1871)*

Burial: Unknown

Created by: deegraver Record added: Oct 14, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 60089247 Married 01 Sep 1775 in Halifax, Virginia

Sons:

  1. Joseph Jefferson Gravely 1778-1871
  2. Frank Gravely 1780-1812
  3. Edmund Gravely 1788-1883
  4. Peyton Gravely 1790-1864
  5. Lewis Gravely 1795-1884
  6. Willis Gravely 1800-1885

Daughters:

  1. Mary Polly Gravely 1780-1878
  2. Eleanor Gravely 1784-1829

NSDAR Record for JOSEPH GRAVELY, Ancestor #: A047172: Service: VA Rank(s): PRIVATE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 1744 ENGLAND Death: 10-3-1844 LEATHERWOOD HENRY CO VIRGINIA Service Source:

Service Description: 1) CAPT TARRANT, COL PENN 2) PAID SUPPLY TAX, 1778, 1779, 1780

Joseph Gravely, first of the Gravelys in Henry County, came from Culpeper County before the Revolutionary War. He acquired extensive lands in what came to be known as the Leatherwood section of Henry County, Va.


Joseph Gravely, first of the Gravelys in Henry County came from Culpeper County, Va. before the Revolutionary War. He acquired extensive lands in what came to be known as the Leatherwood section of Henry County, Va. The Gravelys were tobacco growers and later in the 1800's became world famous as processors of plug chewing tobacco.


Ref: From Our Proud Heritage: A Pictorial History of Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia Produced and printed by the Bassett Printing Corp., Bassett, Virginia.

Plot: Looking at the photo on the cemetery page the plot is down the hill & to the left just inside the wooded area. The grave is unmarked & the exact location is unknown. There is a Joseph Gravely memorial stone in the field.), Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia USA.

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Joseph Jefferson Gravely, Sr.'s Timeline

1744
1744
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1776
March 4, 1776
Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, United States
1778
January 1778
Leatherwood, Henry Co., Virginia, United States
1778
Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, United States
1784
April 2, 1784
Henry, Virginia, United States
1788
December 1, 1788
Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, United States
1788
Henry, Virginia, United States
1788
Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, United States
1793
1793
Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, United States
1796
1796
Henry, VA, United States