Revised 4 Oct. 1995, Gen. 143

 

DESCENDANTS OF SIMEON GRAVES OF CHITTENDEN CO., VT

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Simeon Graves (1) was born about 1756, probably in Vt. He is said to have served in the Revolution along with his father. He was a spy who supposedly swam the Delaware River 3 times the night Trenton was taken. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+2. Freeman Graves, b. 10 July 1809, m. Betsey Billings, 2 Feb. 1833, d. 5 April 1888.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF SIMEON GRAVES (1)

Freeman Graves (2) was born 10 July 1809 in Underhill, Chittenden Co., Vt., and died 5 April 1888 in Waukon, Iowa. His obituary was printed in a Waukon newspaper. He married Betsey Billings on 2 Feb. 1833, probably in St. Lawrence Co., N.Y. He probably belonged to the Presbyterian Church. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+3. Simeon Graves, b. 6 July 1837, m(1) Julia Barnes, m(2) Susan Rosella Watson, 22 June 1882, d. 7 Nov. 1906.

4. Plin Graves

+5. George Graves, married.

6. Eunice Graves, never married.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF FREEMAN GRAVES (2) AND BETSEY BILLINGS

Simeon Graves (3) was born 6 July 1837 (or 1836 or 1835) in Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY, died 7 Nov. 1906 in WI, and was buried in Pearson, Langlade Co., WI. He was a logger and a farmer. He first married Julia Barnes. He secondly married Susan (or Suzan) Rosella Watson, daughter of John Watson and Barbara Reeve, on 22 June 1882 in Pearson, Langlade Co., Wisc. She was born 2 April 1861 (or 1860) in Chatsworth, Ill., died 23 Nov. 1923 in Portland, Oregon, and was buried in Portland. She was a school teacher and a homemaker. After Simeon died, she secondly married John William Holmes. She belonged to the Baptist Church. (R-1, R-3)

Children - Graves, by Julia Barnes

+7. George Washington Graves, b. 9 May 1866 (or 1867), m. Elizabeth Colwell, 19 March 1900, d. 1936.

+8. Charlie Graves, b. 1869, married.

+9. Etta Graves, b. 1871, m. Delbert Stone, d. 1926.

Children - Graves, by Susan R. Watson

+10. Hugh Irving Graves, b. 20 June 1883, m. Bertie Maud Graves, d. 23 March 1966.

+11. Harry Simeon Graves, b. 1 June 1886, m. Ola Faye Huddlestun, 17 June 1909, d. 8 Dec. 1965.

12. Orren Orlando Graves, b. 25 April 1888 (Pearson, WI), m(1) ------, m(2) Verna ------, d. 23 Aug. 1965 (Portland, OR). Bur. Willamette National Cem., Portland, OR. Many occupations. Served in WW I as nurse overseas.

+13. Florence Reinette Graves, b. 9 Jan. 1890, m. Ralph Arley Horton, 9 June 1913, d. 14 April 1979.

+14. Justin Paul Graves, b. 13 April 1892, m(1) Millie ------, m(2) ------, m(3) Ruth ------, d. 3 Oct. 1967.

15. Edith Loretta Graves, b. 15 Feb. 1896 (Antigo, WI), d. 1 Aug. 1896 (Antigo, WI).

 

George Graves (5) married a southern girl. They lived in the South. (R-1)

Children - Graves

16. John Temple Graves

 

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