Descendants of Sheldon Hall Graves

Descendants of Sheldon Hall Graves




Generation No. 1



1.  SHELDON HALL GRAVES  (DANIEL1) was born 26 August 1828 in Delaware, Middlesex Bay County, Ontario, Canada, and died 01 July 1895 in Sanilac, Sanilac County, Michigan.  He married (1) LEMIRA MARTIN 19 March 1860 in Delaware Twp, Delaware, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada, daughter of ANDREW MARTIN and AMY.  She was born 30 June 1835, and died 14 July 1832 in Sanilac, Michigan.  He married (2) HANNAH JEFFRY 10 March 1870 in Tuscola, Tuscola County, Michigan1, daughter of ROBERT JEFFREY and ANN.  She was born 30 June 1835 in Delaware, Middlesex Bay Co., Ontario, Canada, and died 1896 in Kingston, Tuscola County, Michigan.


Notes for SHELDON HALL GRAVES:


Possible Reference:

Name Section Township

GRAVES, S. H. 33 CUSTER

GRAVES, S. H. 18S FORESTER

1894 Plat Map Index


From 1880 Forester Twp, Sanilac County, Michigan Census:


Sheldon H. GRAVES Self M M W 51CAN

Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Ma: NY

Hannah GRAVES Wife F M W 37 CAN

Occ: Keeping House Fa: N Scotia Ma: N Scotia

Pitkin A. GRAVES Son M S W 18 CAN

Occ: Work in Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Charles A. GRAVES Son M S W 17 CAN

Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

William H. GRAVES Son M S W 16 MI

Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Bertha E. GRAVES Dau F S W 7 MI

Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Leslie E. GRAVES Son M S W 2 MI

Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


Information from Spencer Field, Calgary, Canada spence21@telus.net


1870 State Census Michigan, Sanilac County, Forester Township pg 44R and 45

13 13 Graves, Sheldon H 41 M W Farmer Real Estate Value-1200 Personal Estate 400 Birthplace-Canada West (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

Graves Hannah 35 F W Keeping House Birthplace-Canada West (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

Graves Austin 9 Birthplace-Canada West (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

Graves Andrew Ch? age 7 M W Birthplace- Canada West (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

Graves William H 6 M W Birthplace-Michigan (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

(Graves?) Heuber, Jeffrey 7 M W Birthplace- Canada West (F Foreign)X (M Foreign)X

1 Farm Laborers, what appear to be George Martin, age 17



Marriage Notes for SHELDON GRAVES and LEMIRA MARTIN:

Marriage location comes courtesy of Spencer Field: spence21@telus.net, Calgary, Canada


From County Marriage Registers of Ontario: Middlesex County 1858-1869 Volume 27 published by Generations Press Inc. On Page 47:


Groves Sheldon H, 31, Delaware, Bay of Quinte, s/o Daniel and Mary, married 19 Mar 1860 Lamind? A Martin, 27, Delaware, Delaware, d/o Andrew and Amy.


Notes for HANNAH JEFFRY:

From 1880 Forester Twp, Sanilac County, Michigan Census:


Sheldon H. GRAVES Self M M W 51CAN

Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Ma: NY

Hannah GRAVES Wife F M W 37 CAN

Occ: Keeping House Fa: N Scotia Ma: N Scotia

Pitkin A. GRAVES Son M S W 18 CAN

Occ: Work in Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Charles A. GRAVES Son M S W 17 CAN

Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

William H. GRAVES Son M S W 16 MI

Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Bertha E. GRAVES Dau F S W 7 MI

Fa: CAN Ma: CAN

Leslie E. GRAVES Son M S W 2 MI

Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


Information from Spencer Field, Calgary, Canada spence21@telus.net


When she was married to Archibald Earls, she is listed as being of Strathroy, Canada. (Information about the Earls is from County Marriage Registers of Ontario: Middlesex County 1858-1869 Volume 27 published by Generations Press Inc Page 59) (THIS IS ONLY A POSSIBILITY – TOTALLY UNCONFIRMED)


Marriage Notes for SHELDON GRAVES and HANNAH JEFFRY:

Information from Familysearch.org,


Source information: Batch No: M518821 Dates: 1851-1885 Source: 0983816 Call No: V. 1-3 Type: Film Printout Call No: None Type:


Marriages:


S.H. Graves

10 Mar 1870

Husband Age at Marriage: 41

Wife Age at Marriage: 34

       

Children of SHELDON GRAVES and LEMIRA MARTIN are:


2.                i.    PITKIN AUSTIN3 GRAVES, b. January 1861, Canada; d. 1924.

                  ii.    CHARLES ANDREW GRAVES, b. 1862, Possibly 1863 from Nancy Waters?; d. 1916.


Notes for CHARLES ANDREW GRAVES:

Info from 1880 Forester Twp, Sanilac County, Michigan Census


Charles A. GRAVES Son M S W 17 CAN Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


He is listed at home with Sheldon and Hannah.


From Spencer Field, spence21@telus.net, Calgary, Canada


                 iii.    WILLIAM H GRAVES, b. 1864, Michigan.


Notes for WILLIAM H GRAVES:

From 1880 Forester, Sanilac County, Michigan Census:


William H GRAVES Son M S W 16 MI

Occ: Work on Farm Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


From Spencer Fields, Calgary, Canada, spence21@telus.net


                 iv.    X (INFANT) GRAVES.


       

Children of SHELDON GRAVES and HANNAH JEFFRY are:


                  v.    BERTHA E.3 GRAVES, b. 15 August 18722; d. 1946.


Notes for BERTHA E. GRAVES:

From 1880 Census of Forester Twp, Sanilac County, Michigan:


Bertha E. GRAVES Dau F S W 7 MI Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


Information from Spencer Field, Calgary, Canada, spence21@telus.net


                 vi.    LESLIE E. GRAVES, b. 26 September 18772; d. 1933; m. AUDREY.


Notes for LESLIE E. GRAVES:

From 1880 Census of Forester Twp, Sanilac County, Michigan:


Leslie E. GRAVES Son M S W 2 MI Fa: CAN Ma: CAN


Info from Spencer Field, spence21@telus.net, Calgary, Canada


3.             vii.    BERTEL FLOYD GRAVES, b. 27 August 1883, Forrester Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan; d. 22 May 1954, Watsonville, California.


Generation No. 2


2.   PITKIN AUSTIN3 GRAVES (SHELDON HALL2, DANIEL>1 was born January 1861 in Canada, and died 1924. He married ELLA in 1883.  She was born August 1861 in Michigan.


Notes for PITKIN AUSTIN GRAVES:

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Below Information courtesy of Justina Cook, justinacook@juno.com through the MN-CENSUS-LOOKUP-L@ROOTSWEB.COM Mailing List

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  [1910 Census for Ward 5, Virginia, St. Louis, Minnesota]

Enumeration Date: 15 April 1910

Address: 201 Central? Ave. South

Head: Viollett, Exyo?

Graves, Pitkin Austin--Boarder--M--W--Age: 49--Married for 27y--3

children; 3 living--Born: Canada--F. b. New York--M. b. New York--Imm.

1863--Naturalized--Occ:Carpenter/Contract

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[1870 Census for Forester Twp., Sanilac, Michigan]


Enumeration Date: 6 Jul 1870

Graves, Sheldon H.--Age: 41--M--W--Occ: Farmer--[Real] $1,200--[Personal] $400--Born: Canada W.

Graves, Hanah--Age: 35--F--W--Occ: Keeping House--Born: Canada W.

Graves, Austin --Age:9--M--W--Born: Canada W.

Graves, Andrew Ch.--Age: 7--M--W--Born: Canada W.

Graves, William H.--Age: 6--M--W--Born: Michigan

Huber?, Jeffrey--Age: 7--M--W--Born: Canada W.

Martin, George--Age: 17--M--W--Occ: Farm Laborer--[Real] $300--Born: Canada W.

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1880 Federal Census:

Household:


 Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

 Sheldon H. GRAVES   Self    M   Male  W   51   CAN   Farmer   NY  NY 

 Hannah GRAVES   Wife   M   Female  W   37   CAN   Keeping House   N SCOTIA  N SCOTIA 

Pitkin A. GRAVES    Son    S   Male   W    18   CAN    Work On Farm   CAN   CAN  

Charles A. GRAVES   Son    S    Male   W    17   CAN    Work On Farm   CAN   CAN  

William H. GRAVES   Son    S    Male   W    16   MI    Work On Farm   CAN   CAN  

Bertha E. GRAVES   Dau    S    Female   W    7   MI       CAN   CAN  

 Leslie E. GRAVES    Son    S   Male   W    2   MI       CAN   CAN  



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Source Information:

  Census Place Forester, Sanilac, Michigan

  Family History Library Film    1254605

  NA Film Number   T9-0605

  Page Number   91A


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[1900 Census for Marion Twp., Sanilac, Michigan]

Enumeration Date: 28& 29 June 1900

Graves, Austin--Head--W--M--Born: Jan 1861--Age: 39--Married for 17y--Born: Canada--F.b. New York--M. b. New York--Imm. 1862--38y in US--Naturalized--Occ:Farmer--Owns farm under mortgage

Graves, Ella--Wife--W--F--Born: Aug 1861--Age: 38--Married for 17y--3 children; 3 living--Born: Michigan--F. b. New Jersey--M. b. Canada

Graves, Roy L.--Son--W--M--Born: Aug 1885--Age: 14--Single--Born: Michigan--F. b.Canada--M. b. Michigan--Occ: At School

Graves, Allen R.--Son--W--M--Born: Jan 1890--Age: 10--Single--Born: Michigan--F. b.Canada--M. b. Michigan--Occ: At School

Graves, Elfie M.--Daughter--W--F--Born: May 1892--Age: 8--Single--Born: Michigan--F. b.Canada--M. b. Michigan--Occ: At School

Randolph, Rosie?--Brother-in-law--W--M--Born:Aug 1876--Age: 23--Single--Born: Michigan--F. b. New Jersey--M. b. Canada--Occ:Farm Laborer

Randolph, Grace--Sister-in-law--W--F--Born: Jun 1882--Age: 17--Single--Born: Michigan--F.b. New Jersey--M. b. Canada--Occ: At School

Randolph, Lillian M.--Sister-in-law--W--F--Born: Sep 1885--Age: 14--Single--Born: Michigan--F. b.New Jersey--M. b. Occ: At School

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Children of PITKIN GRAVES and ELLA are:


                   i.    ROY LEON4 GRAVES, b. August 1885, Carsonville, Sanilac County, Michigan, m. EFFIE GENE SHREVE, daughter of Francis Shreve and Ella Payne, 10 February 1909 in Grand Marais, Alger, Michigan. Effie was born 1889 in Birch Run, Saginaw County, Michigan.

                  ii.    ALLEN (Alden?) R. GRAVES, b. January 1890, Michigan, married Emma Ruth Gray, born 1888 in Stephenson, M?, daughter of James Gray and Elizabeth Bonnett of Grayling, MI on September 6, 1911.

                 iii.    ELFIE M. GRAVES, b. May 1892, Michigan.


3.   BERTEL FLOYD3 GRAVES (SHELDON HALL2, DANIEL1) was born 27 August 1883 in Forrester Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA, and died 22 May 1954 in Watsonville, California. He married (1) EMMA LORENE DRUCK 04 September 1909, daughter of SAMUEL BENJAMIN DRUCK and KATE GRIGGS (SEE BELOW).   She was born 07 July 1880 in Baileyville, Illinois, and died 1934 in Watsonville, California.   He married (2) BEULAH CHAPMAN LOCKE 16 October 1939.  She was born 18 July 1842 in Florence, Texas *Birthdate unconfirmed*.

       

Child of BERTEL GRAVES and EMMA DRUCK is:


                   i.    ROGER ALAN4 GRAVES, b. 19 June 1912; d. 19 January 1976; m. DORIS REID JEAN, 17 July 1938.


Endnotes:


1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index (IGI), (familysearch.org), Batch #M518821, Dates 1851-1885, Source 0983816 Call Number V 1-3, Film.

2. Nancy Waters.


Ancestry of Samuel Druck


Please go to this website: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/york/desc/billet001.txt


Ancestry of Kate Elsie Griggs


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