Laura Graves

1801–3 August 1889 (Age 88)
Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Graves was born in 1801, in Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States, her father, Seth Graves, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Matthews, was 37. She married Alvin Billings Hall about 1821, in Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 3 August 1889, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Billings Hall
Laura Graves
Marriage: about 1821
Henry H. Hall
Julia E. Hall

Spouse and Children

    Alvin Billings Hall



about 1821
Chazy, Chazy, Clinton, New York, United States


    Henry H. Hall


    Julia E. Hall


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

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 ).

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

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