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Notable descendants of the Graves and Greaves Family

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  • Alex Haley (1921 - 1992)
    Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992) was an African-American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of...
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  • Aaron S Graves (c.1816 - d.)
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Notable members of the Graves and Greaves Family

Much research and work has been carried out by the Graves Family Association including DNA testing and proving of family lines. This project is not aiming to copy that work and sites references, but, to be a "bookmark" project to those persons of notoriety in the family on Geni.Com, and assist to complete the tree on Geni.Com.

NB. Collaborators who work on US tree are required, as I do not work in that area

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Notable decedent's of the Graves and Greaves family

  • James Arness, American actor
  • George H. W. Bush, 41st U.S. President
  • George W. Bush, 43rd U.S. President
  • Hoagy Carmichael, American song writer
  • Grover Cleveland, U.S. President
  • John R. Coffee, American General and "father of Tennessee"
  • (John) Calvin Coolidge, U.S. President
  • Jay Norwood ("Ding") Darling, American Conservation Hero
  • Frank Murray Dixon, Governor of Alabama
  • Jesse Franklin, U.S. Senator and Governor of NC
  • Absalom Graves Gaines, President of St. Lawrence University
  • Adam Graves, Canadian ice hockey star
  • Bibb Graves, 2-time governor of Alabama
  • Danny Graves, U.S. baseball player
  • Denyce Graves, American opera singer
  • Georgia Graves, American classical music singer
  • Henry Graves, American Millionaire and watch collector
  • Henry Lee Graves, president of Baylor University
  • Howard D. Graves, Lt. Gen., U.S. Army
  • John Alexander Graves III, American author
  • John Woodcock Graves, English composer, artist, entrepreneur, and eccentric
  • Josh Graves, American musician
  • Michael Graves, American architect and designer
  • Michael Graves, American actor
  • Morris Cole Graves, American painter
  • Nancy Stevenson Graves, American sculptor
  • Peter Graves, American actor
  • Robert Ranke Graves, English author and poet
  • Rupert Simeon Graves, English actor
  • Sam Graves, U.S. Congressman from Missouri
  • Samuel Graves, English Admiral
  • William Preston Graves, governor of Kansas
  • William Sidney Graves, American Major General
  • Ann Greaves, creator of the world-famous Bakewell Pudding
  • Anthony ("Tony") Robert Greaves, Baron Greaves, member of the House of Lords
  • Clinton Greaves, Buffalo Soldier and recipient of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
  • Jimmy Greaves, English football star
  • William Abraham Greaves, American Artist
  • John Mumford Gregory, Jr., governor of Virginia
  • Alex Haley, American author
  • Rutherford B. Hayes, U.S. President
  • Barbara Mandrell, American country music singer
  • Louise Mandrell, American country music singer
  • Steve McQueen, American Actor Aaron Graves 2nd Great Grandfather this needs extending
  • John Motley Morehead III, American Industrialist and Philanthropist
  • John Graves Simcoe, English Lt.-General and moulder of present-day Canada

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