Eli Graves

6 July 1809–1880 (Age 70)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Eli

Eli Graves was born on 6 July 1809, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. He died in 1880, in Sharps Chapel, Union, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Graves Cemetery, Union, Tennessee, United States.

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World Events (3)

1812
Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812
Age 3
Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 26
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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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