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Wife of John Graves (Perrin)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth", "Anne"
Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Virginia Colony
Death: April 1640 (26-34)
Elizabeth City, James City County, Virginia Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Perrin and Anne Perrin (Potter)
Wife of John Graves, of Timberneck Creek
Mother of Ralph Graves; Thomas Graves, of Timberneck Creek; William Graves, of "Skimino"; Sarah Dipnall and NN Grenther
Sister of Thomas Patrick Perrin, III; Katherine Perrin; John Perrin; Henry Perrin; Martha Perrin and 1 other

Occupation: R-915
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About Wife of John Graves

The wife of John Graves is not known, but John Card Graves stated (R‑915): "He married a daughter of the illustrious Perrin family, large property owners, and prominent in Virginia history."  He gave no basis for this statement.  (R‑915)

Children - Graves

  1. Ralph Graves, b. by 1629, m. Rachel Croshaw, c. 1652-4, d. 9 May 1667.
  2. William Graves, b. by 1631, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. before 1668.
  3.   Thomas Graves, b. by 1631, m. Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. aft. Aug. 1695 (when he witnessed a deed in York Co., VA).  He was an adjoining land owner to his brother William in 1652 in York Co. (Adventurers of Purse and Person, 3rd edition, 1987, p. 331).  He married Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  On 26 May 1684, a judgement was granted to Thomas Graves (York Co., Book 6, p. 580).  In August 1695, Thomas and Elizabeth Graves witnessed a deed (York Co., Book 1665-1701, p. 26).  The Virginia Quit Rent Rolls of 1704 show a Thomas Graves in King William Co. with 100 acres.  King William was a new county, having been formed from King and Queen Co. in 1702.  It was previously believed that he might have been the father of John Graves, b.c. 1665, but it is now believed that was genealogy 270.  (R‑14)
  4. Sarah Graves, m. Thomas Dipnall (Burgess from James City Co., VA in 1654), by 1661.
  5. daughter, m. William Grenther.



  1. CAPTAIN THOMAS GRAVES 1608 Settler of Jamestown, Virginia, and His Descendants (ca. 1580-2012).  Graves Family Association, Rev. 13 Aug. 2013, Gen. 169


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Wife of John Graves's Timeline

Virginia Colony
Age 19
Virginia Colony
Age 21
York County, Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
Age 26
Gloucester, Virginia
Age 27
Age 29
Jamestown, Virginia
April 1640
Age 30
Elizabeth City, James City County, Virginia Colony