Betsey Graves

1791–
Woodford, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Graves was born in 1791, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin Taylor Graves, was 28 and her mother, Sallie Cole, was 26. She married Finley in 1810. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Finley
1790–
Betsey Graves
1791–
Marriage: 1810

Spouse and Children

    Finley

    Male1790–Male

    Female1791–Female

MARRIAGE
1810
Woodford, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1791

Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 1

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 34

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Grave 1.2 French: topographic name from the plural of Old French grave ‘gravel’ ( see Grave ).

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

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