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From: "paul allred" <>
Subject: GRAVES, William Cleveland - Ancestors of
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 07:41:10 -0800


First Generation
1. William Cleveland GRAVES was born on 1 Jan 1841 in Rome, Oneida, New York.

Second Generation
2. Dr. Charles GRAVES was born on 12 Oct 1815 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts. He died on 7 Mar 1878. Dr. Charles GRAVES and Sarah CLEVELAND were married on 20 Jun 1835.

3. Sarah CLEVELAND was born in 1818. She died on 8 Feb 1875 in Plymouth, Cerro Gordo, Iowa. Dr. Charles GRAVES and Sarah CLEVELAND had the following children:
i. Martha Emeline GRAVES was born on 25 Mar 1836 in Rome, Oneida, New York. She died on 29 Feb 1840 in Rome, Oneida, New York.
ii. Charles Henry GRAVES was born on 28 Sep 1838 in Rome, Oneida, New York.
1 iii. William Cleveland GRAVES.
iv. Francis Pomeroy GRAVES was born on 8 Mar 1843 in Rome, Oneida, New York. He died on 16 Sep 1864. The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, by Edmund James Cleveland, Printed for the subscribers by the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., Hartford, Conn., 1899. p. 2486.
Killed accidentally Sept. 16, 1864, shot by a comrade on picket; enlisted 1862, Co. I, 81st N.Y., wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor battle.
v. George Justin GRAVES was born on 31 Aug 1845. He died on 4 Mar 1846.

Third Generation
4. Ansel GRAVES was born on 22 May 1785 in Sunderland, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Marriage intention was recorded on 20 Mar 1813 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 363.
He was a soldier in the War of 1812.

Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts To The End of The Year 1849. Published by the Essex Institute Salem Mass. 1934. p. 69.
of Montague, Mass.

Vital Records of Deerfield, Mass. to the Year 1850, Compiled by Thomas W. Baldwin, Published by The New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass., 1926. p. 189.
of Montague, Mass., 1813. Ansel GRAVES and Catherine GRANDY were married on 2 May 1813 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.

5. Catherine GRANDY.

Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts To The End of The Year 1849. Published by the Essex Institute Salem Mass. 1934. p. 69.
of Deerfield, Mass.

Ansel GRAVES and Catherine GRANDY had the following children:
2 i. Dr. Charles GRAVES.
ii. Child GRAVES died on 25 Aug 1818 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts.
iii. Francis Pomeroy GRAVES was born on 8 Dec 1823 in Rome, Oneida, New York. He died on 19 Jan 1870 in Ionia, , Nebraska.

6. Ezekiel CLEVELAND was born on 19 Oct 1793 in Saratoga, Saratoga, New York. Ezekiel CLEVELAND and Jemima POTTER were married.

7. Jemima POTTER. Ezekiel CLEVELAND and Jemima POTTER had the following children:
i. Sarah CLEVELAND was born on 28 Aug 1817.
3 ii. Sarah CLEVELAND.
iii. Martha CLEVELAND was born on 9 Dec 1821 in Rome, Oneida, New York.

Fourth Generation
8. Asa GRAVES was born on 4 Nov 1755 in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts. He died on 6 Oct 1823. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 363.
Business ceased on the day of his funeral, which the militia attended in a body; was in the Revolutionary army. On March 22, 1783, he drew his pay for five years; full pay instead of half pay as was frequently the case; descriptive list, age 24, stature 5' - 9"; complexion light, hair light, eyes blue; was Sergt. Major, was for some time one of the 200 soldiers constituting Washington's body-guard. None were to exceed 5'- 10" nor to be less than 5'- 8" in statue, and to be "cleanly and gentlemanly soldiers." While he was at Trenton, two men were selected from each regiment to complete the number.

The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, by Edmund James Cleveland, Printed for the subscribers by the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., Hartford, Conn., 1899. p. 2487.
Enlisted July 13, 1775, Capt. harvey, Col. Brewer reg., 26 days; Oct. 26, 1775, in same 8 mons. Nov. 15, 1776, Capt. Daniel, Col. Smith in Continental service; for war Apr. 5, 1779, Capt. Hayne, Col. Wigglesworth, Continentals, sergt. Feb. 1, 1777 to Dec. 31, 1779, ensign June 15, 1781, sgt. maj. Dec. 1, 1781, transf. to L. Inf. June 1782, on duty on Washingtons staff, drew 5 years pay, of Rome, N.Y. Asa GRAVES and Roxanna GRAVES were married in 1783.

9. Roxanna GRAVES was born on 29 Dec 1761 in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts. History of The Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, by John Montague Smith, prepared by Henry W. Taft & Abbie T. Montague. Press of E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, Mass., 1899. p. 363.
She was dismissed 1787, to church in Ashfield; later removed to Rome, N.Y. Asa GRAVES and Roxanna GRAVES had the following children:
4 i. Ansel GRAVES.
ii. Reuben GRAVES was born on 3 Nov 1787 in Ashfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
iii. Calvin Chauncey GRAVES was born on 10 Jan 1791 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts. He died on 6 Oct 1823 in Rome, Oneida, New York.
iv. Roxanna GRAVES was born on 13 Jun 1793 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts.

10. Remembrance GRANDY was born on 3 Apr 1750. He died on 27 Feb 1818 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts. History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 175
of Deerfield, 1772. Remembrance GRANDY and Patience SMITH were married in 1781 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts.

11. Patience SMITH was born on 13 Apr 1756 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts. She died in Jun 1813 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts. History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 175
of Montague, Mass. Remembrance GRANDY and Patience SMITH had the following children:
i. Polly GRANDY.
ii. Emily GRANDY.
5 iii. Catherine GRANDY.
iv. Eri GRANDY died in 1860 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.
v. Betsey GRANDY.
vi. Erastus GRANDY died on 4 Jun 1813 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.
vii. Harry GRANDY.

12. William CLEVELAND was born on 27 May 1766 in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut. He died on 24 Jul 1833 in Western, Oneida, New York. William CLEVELAND and Elizabeth FINKLE were married on 27 Dec 1792 in Saratoga, Saratoga, New York.

13. Elizabeth FINKLE. William CLEVELAND and Elizabeth FINKLE had the following children:

6 i. Ezekiel CLEVELAND.


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