Sunday, April 11, 2010

Bell 5776

5776. John Graves {… VA}


~1611, John born in England, s/o 11552. Thomas Graves & 11553. Katherine Crowshaw.
2/19/1634-5, John Parramore ordered to pay a debt of 100 lb. tobacco to John Graves. (S) Accawmacke Court, V1, P26.
8/9/1637, patent granted to John Graves, 600 acres in Elizabeth City Co., “due in right of descent from his father Thomas Graves, who transported at his own cost himself, Katherine Graves his wife, John Graves the patentee, and Thomas Graves, Jr., and 8 persons.” (S) C&P, PB1, P62. The land was near the York Co. line, almost directly opposite Hungar’s Creek in Northampton Co. on the Eastern Shore, where his father had lived and where his sisters were still living at that time.
1638, John patented land in Elizabeth City Co.
5/29/1639, John patented land in Elizabeth City Co.
Bef. 4/30/1640 John died in Elizabeth City Co. William Parry was named his administrator and bond was made. (S) Northampton Co., B2, P281. Capt. Roper, William Cotton and Capt. Stone, brothers-in-law of John Graves and administrators of the estate of Capt. Thomas Graves, were originally appointed administrators of John Graves’ estate, but in April 1640 they resigned and William Parry was appointed. [The holdings of John Graves were near the York Co. line, and almost directly opposite Hungar’s Creek in Northampton Co. (formerly Accawmacke) on the Eastern Shore; where his father had lived and where his sisters were still living at that time.]

Children of John and ?:

i. Ralph Graves, born ~1627.
1654, Ralph married his cousin Rachel Crowshaw, d/o Joseph, son of Raleigh (23106).
5/9/1677, Ralph died in York Co.

ii. William Graves, born ?.
10/3/1655 William married Ann ?.
Bef. 1688, William died.

i. Thomas Graves ( 2888), born ~1631 in VA.

iv. Sarah Graves, born ?.
Bef. 1661, Sarah married Thomas Dipnall.

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