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Graves Family History

Documents, Photos, Information and Discussion on ALL branches of the Graves family and collateral lines

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Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2015

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Ollie and Margaret Schiebel

Started by Jennifer Lynn O'Dell Sample Aug 11, 2011. 0 Replies

Martha (Holder) Dixon Graves

Started by Melvin B Slane. Last reply by Misty Graves-Thomason Aug 16, 2009. 12 Replies

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Comment by Kenneth V. Graves on June 14, 2013 at 3:22pm

Stephanie, your part of the Graves family has not been researched well. There are two versions of your Graves ancestry on the Graves Family Association website. One is in genealogy 571 at, which gives the parents of Dorcas Graves as Jacob Graves and Martha Bentley. The other is in genealogy 28 at, which gives her parents as Phineas Graves and Elizabeth Carteret, descended from a prominent Greaves shipbuilding family that lived in what is now London, along the Thames. This second version is most likely to be correct. Go to the Graves Family Association website at and send me a message or join the Graves Family Association group on Facebook

if you would like to discuss this further.

Comment by Stephanie Ann on June 14, 2013 at 10:32am

Hey there!! I am looking for any information on Dorcas Graves

Birth 1685 in London

marriage to Phillip Cox in Sept 1698

Death Feb 1753 in Somerset Nj

Dorcas and Phillip had these kids :::

 John, b. Oct. 20, 1703,

 Philip Jr., b. June 13, 1705,

Phineas (Fines), b. April 30, 1709;

Jacob, b. Jan. 27, 1711;

Elizabeth, b. Feb. 12, 1716 

and Mary, b. Sept. 17, 1719.

any info is greatly appreciated =]

Comment by John Scott McKay on December 27, 2009 at 10:07am
I am a descendant of Elizabeth Graves, who was married to Joseph Hibbard born 1648, /salem, Massachusetts. I don't know anything about her. But the Hibbard line is connected to Lady dianna Spencer. Scott
Comment by Karen S. on July 17, 2009 at 2:54pm
Mary, have you been working on the Graves or are you working on other lines?
Comment by Karen S. on July 14, 2009 at 4:25pm
Feel free to upload any files that pertain to the descendants of Thomas and Martha. You can do this under "Start Discussion". In the words of a famous Iowa genealogist, "The more we share, the more we have to share!"
Comment by Bonnie Elsten on July 13, 2009 at 11:08pm
Actually, that wouldn't be my Graves family. I thought it was Graves in general.
Comment by Karen S. on July 13, 2009 at 10:16pm
I decided to expand the focus of the group to include ALL the children of Thomas and Martha (Dixon) Graves, not just that of John.
Comment by Kenneth V. Graves on July 11, 2009 at 8:09pm
Karen, in case you aren't aware, your Graves family from John and Elizabeth Freeman Graves is part of genealogy 85 on the Graves Family Association website at John Graves is #49 in that genealogy, descended from Thomas Graves, an immigrant to what became New Castle Co., Delaware, USA. Our recent research indicates he was from Northern Ireland, and the surname probably went through a couple of changes.
Comment by Karen S. on July 11, 2009 at 6:07pm
Hi Bonnie, I guess you have seen that information before. :)
Comment by Bonnie Elsten on July 10, 2009 at 11:11pm
Oops, spelled mean incorrectly. I have visited the Pooler graveyard in Skowhegan and seen the grave makers for the Graves and Poolers. That is one of my clues that Betsey is the daughter (granddaughter?) of William and Betsey Graves.

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