Ann Nancy Graves

Femaleabout 1766–about 1836

Brief Life History of Ann Nancy

Ann Nancy Graves was born about 1766, in Franklin, Virginia, United States as the daughter of William Graves Sr. She married James Parberry Jr on 10 May 1784, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died about 1836, at the age of 72.

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James Parberry Jr
Ann Nancy Graves
Marriage: 10 May 1784
James Parberry
William Parberry
Sally Parberry
Mary Polly Ashinherst Parberry
Elizabeth Parberry

Sources (3)

  • Ann Graves, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Ann Graves in entry for James Parberry, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Will of William Graves. (The Virginia Genealogist, Sep 1958, v2, n3)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1784Henry, Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 14

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 20

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern and eastern England): variant of Grave , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: alternatively, a variant of Greaves or Grieves .

    Altered form of German Greff , with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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