John Graves

24 June 1695–21 May 1765 (Age 69)
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Graves was born on 24 June 1695, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Graves Sr., was 39 and his mother, Sarah Brewer, was 40. He married Eunice Collins on 7 March 1717, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He died on 21 May 1765, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Graves
1695–1765
Eunice Collins
1697–
Marriage: 7 March 1717

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 March 1717
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+5 More Children

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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Sources (2)

  • John Graves, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Graves #52 in "History of Samuel Graves and Descendants"

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