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Subject: [LOTT-L] 1800/GA>1850/Covington Co., MS
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 16:02:04 EDT


Dear GRAVES, COPELAND & DICKENS/DICKINS,
............DICKSON/DICKERSON/DICKENSON Lists:

I am looking to connect with any of you that are descended from the following


GRAVES, HERRINGTON and other connecting families.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Bellinda Myrick - Barnett

James GRAVES
.....born: abt. 1730 in Culpepper County, VA
.....died: 1796 in Lincoln County, GA,
.....md. in 1750 in Virginia, (what county?)
.....resided: in Lincoln County, Georgia
.....mother: ??
.....father: ? GRAVES
...........(My understanding is that at this time that DNA testing is
pointing
............toward him being descended from Francis GRAVES, son of
............(Captain) Thomas GRAVES, immigrant but I don't have any more
information
............on that at this time. Does anyone else know?)
.....md: Mary COPELAND
.................born: abt 1732/1735 in VA, (was it Culpepper Co., VA?)
.................died: 1801 in Lincoln County, Georgia
.................md:1750 in Virginia, (was it Culpepper Co., VA?)
.................resided: in Lincoln County, Georgia
......................father: ?Stephen COPELAND?

and a child of James GRAVES and Mary COPELAND:

William W. GRAVES,
.....born: abt. 1769/1770 in Georgia
.....md: Nancy ? (Was Nancy a LOTT?)

and a daughter of Nancy ? and William W. GRAVES:

Catherine GRAVES
.......born: 1800 in Lincoln County, Georgia
.......died: ??
.......md: ?David? DICKENS/DICKINS,
........................born: ??/bef. 1800 in Georgia?
........................died: bef. 1850

and

Mrs. Catherine GRAVES DICKENS/DICKINS's brother,

a son of Nancy ? and William W. GRAVES:

John GRAVES
........born: March 13, 1800 in Lincoln County, Georgia
........md: Mirian(m) DICKENS,
.........................born: August 06, 1802 in Georgia, (was it Lincoln
County?)
.........................died: ??
.........................lived/buried: in Covington County MS
.......mother: ??
.......father: ? DICKENS/DICKINS, (or DICKERSON/DICKSON/DICKENSON???)
.......(Is she the sister/cousin/? of the David? DICKENS/DICKINS
........who married her husband's sister, Catherine GRAVES?
)
and a son of John GRAVES and Mirian(m) DICKENS:

Alexander "Alex" GRAVES
who married
E./Etta/Edda/Ettie Marcena/Marzenia HERRINGTON
....daughter of Harriet STUCKEY and Enoch HERRINGTON
....sister of
....Isham Daniel HERRINGTON, (aka Isom Daniel HARRINGTON.)
........born: December 1828
........md: Rebecca Jane DICKENS/DICKINS
.....................born: 1828 in Mississippi
.....................mother: Catherine GRAVES
.............................born: 1800 in Lincoln County, Georgia
.............................mother: Nancy ?
.............................father: William W. GRAVES
...................................born: abt. 1769/1770 in Lincoln County,
Georgia
...................................died: 1850 in Covington County,
Mississippi
...................................mother: Mary COPELAND
..........................................born: abt 1732/1735 in VA, (was it
Culpepper Co., VA?)
..........................................died: 1801 in Lincoln County,
Georgia
..........................................md:1750 in Virginia, (was it
Culpepper Co., VA?)
..........................................resided: in Lincoln County,
Georgia
...........................................(How is she related to the
Nicholas COPELAND men
............................................and Ripley COPELAND, Sr.?)
...................................father: James COPELAND
.........................................born: abt. 1730 in Culpepper
County, VA
........................................died: 1796 in Lincoln County, GA,
.........................................md. in 1750 (VA)
.....................father: ?David? DICKENS/DICKINS
............................born: prob. bef. 1800 in ?/Georgia?
............................died: bef. 1850 in Covington County, MS, prob.

List of the children of Mary COPELAND and James GRAVES are as follows:

James GRAVES
.....b. Culpepper Co., Va abt 1730,
.....d. 1796 in Lincoln Co., Ga.,
.....md. in 1750 (VA)
.....md: Mary COPELAND
.................born: abt 1735 in VA.
.................died: 1801

(1.) James GRAVES, Jr.
.................born: abt 1751,
(2.) Thomas GRAVES
.................born: abt 1753
.................died: 1837 in Copiah Co., Ms.
.................md: Charity LOWE
.................................(Is this the same LOWE family that married
into
..................................the MYRICK - PIERCE - BENNETT - ANDERSON -
LOWE family)
(3.) Richard GRAVES
.................born: abt 1755
(4.) (Daughter) GRAVES
.................born: abt 1757
(5.) (Daughter) GRAVES
.................born: abt 1760
(6.) Francis GRAVES, (male)
.................born: abt 1765
(7.) John GRAVES
.................born: abt 1767
(8.) William W. GRAVES
.................born: 1768 in Lincoln County, Georgia
.....m. Nancy ? (Is she possibly a LOTT???)

.....Children of Nancy ? and William GRAVES:
.....(1.) Humphr(e)y GRAVES,
..................b. 1795 in GA
..................md. in 1815 in MS
..................md: Sarah COOK
..................................(Is she by any chance related to the family
of
...................................Margaret Susannah LIGHTFOOT, born: 1765,
...................................probably in Antigua,
...................................(daughter of Philip LIGHTFOOT who moved
from
...................................Virginia in abt. 1763 to Antigua where he
lived
...................................for 10 years and then returned to Georgia,
...................................and it is believed that Margaret Susannah
may have
...................................been the sister of Martha Jane Dorsey?
LIGHTFOOT,
...................................born: abt. 1763 in VA?/onboard
ship?/Antigua?,
...................................md: abt. 1799/81 to Absalom LOTT,
son/grandson
...................................of John (2) LOTT and Elizabeth JOYNER,
born: abt. 1720
...................................in Isle of Wight Co., VA, (thought to be
the daughter of
...................................Elizabeth BROWNE, (daughter of John BROWNE
,) and
...................................John JOYNER, (son of Bridgeman JOYNER, Sr.
and wife,
...................................Ann(e) HARRIS, (daughter of Ann(e) MARTIN
and
...................................Thomas (2) HARRIS, (son of Alice WEST and
Thomas (1)
...................................HARRIS.)
...................................Margaret Susannah LIGHTFOOT married
...................................1st husb: Henry COOK/Heinrich KOCH,
...................................(parents of Elizabeth COOK,) and then
...................................Mrs. Margaret Susannah LIGHTFOOT COOK/KOCH
...................................married 2nd husb: Henry CLARK, with
...................................whom she had a daughter, Martha/Martha
Jane? CLARK,
...................................who married Curtis Grubb(s) BEASON/BEESON
and in
...................................the 1840s they were living in Alabama.)
.....(2.) John GRAVES, (Twin of Catherine)
..................b. 1800 in GA or LA who
..................md. in 1819
..................md: Miriam DICKENS
...........................b. 1803 in GA?
...........................mother: ??
...........................father: ? DICKENS
..................Children of Miriam DICKENS and John GRAVES:
..................[1.] John GRAVES, Jr.
.............................b: 1822 in LA (or GA?)
.............................md: abt. 1841 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: Mary Ann ?
..................[2.] Nancy Ann "Effie" GRAVES
.............................b: aft. September 05, 1823 in LA
.............................md: 1840 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: Daniel McCRANEY/McRANEY
............................................mother: ??
............................................father: John McCRANEY/McRANEY
....................................................(on 1850 Covington Co.,
MS census
.....................................................with 19 yr. old Isham
Daniel HERRINGTON
.....................................................in his household and
located on the census
.....................................................about 3 lines away from
William W. GRAVES
.....................................................and Catherine (GRAVES)
DICKINS, aka DICKENS)
..................[3.] Alexander "Alex" GRAVES
.............................b: 1829 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: 1870 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: Edie/Ettie/Etta Marcena/Marzenia HERRINGTON
...........................................mother: Harriet STUCKEY
...........................................father: Enoch HERRINGTON
.................................................born: abt. 1800 in New
Hanover Co., North Carolina
.................................................father: William HERRINGTON,
Sr.
.......................................................born: bef. 1755 in
Craven Co., North Carolina
..................[4.] Alfred GRAVES
.............................b: 1834 in Covington Co., MS
.............................d: 1913 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: 1870 in Covington Co., MS
.............................md: Catherine McLAIN
..............................................(Is she possibly related to the
Mary McCAIN/McCLAIN
...............................................who married William SPRADLEY,
Sr., parents of
................................................the Nancy SPRADLEY who
married Hiram McCARTY,
................................................parents of Martha Ann
Caroline Matilda "Caroline" McCARTY
................................................who married William Tunley
JONES, (CS?)
...............................................The SPRADLEY family lived in
Newton Co., MS and also
...............................................Mary McCAIN/McCLAIN and
William SPRADLEY, Sr.
...............................................were the parents of William
SPRADLEY, Jr. who was
...............................................sent to prison for the killing
of Absalum LOPER, Jr.
...............................................who was killed with a brick.
I do not know the circumstances
...............................................of the killing.
...............................................Also the SPRADLEY family
married into the MANNING
...............................................family that also married into
the MYRICK family that also
...............................................is related to my MYRICK family
that married HERRINGTON
...............................................STUCKEY, GRANTHAM, PIERCE,
DICKENS/DICKINS.
...............................................But I am missing many of the
connections for the
...............................................McCAIN/McCLAIN especially.)
...................[5.] Mary Ann Malinda GRAVES
................................b: 1841 in Covington Co., MS
................................md: 1866 in Covington Co., MS
................................md: Richard WILLIAMSON
.....(3.) Middleton GRAVES
..................b. 1803 in GA
..................md. 1828 in Covington Co., MS
..................md: Matilda HERRINGTON
..................................(I am sure that Matilda HERRINGTON is part
of
...................................the HERRINGTON family descended from the
...................................aforementioned William HERRINGTON, Sr.,
...................................born: bef. 1755 in Craven Co., North
Carolina
...................................but I don't know precisely how.)
.....(4.) Catherine GRAVES, (twin of John)
..................b. 1800 in GA
..................md: in abt. 1817
..................md. husb. # 1: ?David? DICKENS/DICKINS
..................md: husb: # 2: ? LOTT or ? SCOTT
............................. b. 1797 in GA?
..............................md: wife # 1: Elena ? b. 1810 in GA?






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