Hope Thomas Gravely

F, b. 19 December 1898, d. 31 March 1985
     Hope Thomas Gravely was born on 19 December 1898 at Martinsville City, Henry Co., VA. She was the daughter of Henry Clay Gravely and Ann Hope Thomas. Hope Thomas Gravely married Merrill Clifford Leibensberger, son of Oliver Leibensberger and Dorothea E. Engleman, on 25 April 1922 at Henry Co., VA. Hope Thomas Gravely lived between 1935 and 1940 at Richmond, VA.1 She died on 31 March 1985 at Richmond, Henrico Co., VA, at age 86.

Child of Hope Thomas Gravely and Merrill Clifford Leibensberger

Citations

  1. [S3300] 1940 Federal Census, Richmond (Independent City), Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4324.

John Thomas Gravely

M, b. 1 May 1849, d. 26 March 1893
     John Thomas Gravely was born on 1 May 1849 at Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin Gravely and Julia Caroline Thomas. John Thomas Gravely married Elizabeth Montgomery Stuart on 27 October 1886. John Thomas Gravely died on 26 March 1893 at Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, at age 43.

Child of John Thomas Gravely and Elizabeth Montgomery Stuart

Julian Stuart Gravely

M, b. 1 September 1887, d. 10 November 1947
     Julian Stuart Gravely was born on 1 September 1887 at Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA. He was the son of John Thomas Gravely and Elizabeth Montgomery Stuart. Julian Stuart Gravely married Virginia Dew. Julian Stuart Gravely died on 10 November 1947 at age 60. He was buried in November 1947 at East End Cemetery, Wytheville, Wythe Co., VA, Findagrave #100665533.

Child of Julian Stuart Gravely and Virginia Dew

Julian Stuart Gravely Jr.

M, b. 11 February 1913, d. 12 November 1983
     Julian Stuart Gravely Jr. was born on 11 February 1913 at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA. He was the son of Julian Stuart Gravely and Virginia Dew. Julian Stuart Gravely Jr. began military service on 28 April 1941 WW II service, enlisted, U.S. Navy Reserve, Lieut., served aboard USS Hope, released 15 NOV 1945. He married Jean Grosvenor Parker on 8 February 1942 at St. Johns Co., FL. Julian Stuart Gravely Jr. and Jean Grosvenor Parker were divorced in 1946 at St. Johns Co., FL; Jean remarried to Lester E. Waterbury in 1949. Julian Stuart Gravely Jr. died on 12 November 1983 at age 70. He was buried in November 1983 at East End Cemetery, Wytheville, Wythe Co., VA, Findagrave #38194569.

Nancy Gravely1

F, b. 28 December 1915, d. 22 February 2013
     Nancy Gravely was born on 28 December 1915 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins.1 Nancy Gravely married Henry Evander Gilliam, son of Harry Edward Gilliam and Dorothy Alice Turpin, on 9 January 1943 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA. Nancy Gravely married James Edward Shank. Nancy Gravely died on 22 February 2013 at Lynchburg, VA, at age 97 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Nancy Gravely Shank, 97, died Friday, February 22, 2013 at Westminster-Canterbury in Lynchburg.

She was born in Martinsville, on December 28, 1915, the daughter of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sadie Mullins Gravely. She was the widow of J. Edward Shank of Goode.

Nancy graduated from Martinsville High School and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Afterward she taught school briefly in Dalton, Georgia, and Martinsville. In 1941, she married Henry E. Gilliam, Jr. ("Van"). They lived in Norfolk during the war, afterward returning to reside in Lynchburg.

She was a member of St. John's Church, and active in the Junior League.

Through her love of laughter and big heart, "Big" managed to survive the continuous jokes of her first husband Van, and the raising of her daughter, Nancy Gravely Gilliam ("Little"), of Sagle, Idaho and even her son Henry E. Gilliam III("Harry") of Round Hill, VA. She is also survived by her stepson, Charles Shank, currently in Afghanistan, her adopted daughter Lucia Cucullu of NY, her sister Sadie Hay Hampson("Puff"0 of Franklin, MI, hers sister, Virginia Hufford ("Deeda") of Richmond, her sister Elizabeth Starling Gravely ("Betsy") of Martinsville, a surfeit of nieces and nephews, and a plethora of grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers: Richard, Harry, King, Frank and Robert Gravely.

After a successful stint peddling gas appliances to the unsuspecting masses for the Lynchburg Gas Company, Nancy joined her husband Van in running an employment agency in Lynchburg. After her husband's death in the early 1970's she continued running that business, Snelling & Snelling, until her retirement in the early 80's.

She was a constant lover of wildlife, especially anything even remotely resembling a bluebird. Eventually, in order to move to Westminster-Canterbury when she was 87 age was persuaded to part with her beloved cat, Sparkie, who also shared her love bluebirds.

At Westminster her kindness and constant sense of humor in the face of life's ever present challenges touched many and created many friends.

A private interment will be held at Spring Hill Cemetery. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel at Westminster-Canterbury, 501 VES Road, Lynchburg at 2pm, Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, please send any contributions to the Martha Fischer Fund, (c/o Greater Lynchburg Community Trust, 101 Paulette Circle, Ste. B Lynchburg, VA 24502) of the Lynchburg Humane Society, Inc. (3305 Naval Reserve Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24501).

She was buried in February 2013 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 124421267.

Citations

  1. [S4182] 1920 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1892; FHL #1821892.

Paul Gravely

M, b. 1893, d. 1967
     Paul Gravely was born in 1893. He was the son of Henry Clay Gravely and Ann Hope Thomas. Paul Gravely died in 1967.

Reginald Whitten Gravely1

M, b. 2 October 1919, d. 9 January 1978
     Reginald Whitten Gravely was born on 2 October 1919 at Henry Co., VA, Per WW II draft registration. Some public sources indicate a 1920 birth year, however Reginald is listed on the 1920 census, taken in January, and is shown as three months old. DLB 2017.1 He was the son of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins.1 Reginald Whitten Gravely began military service on 3 February 1941 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA, WW II service, U.S. Army National Guard. He married Zella Davis Townes, daughter of Benjamin Marshall Townes and Zulah Davis, on 27 April 1946 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA. Reginald Whitten Gravely died on 9 January 1978 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA, at age 58.

Citations

  1. [S4182] 1920 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1892; FHL #1821892.

Richard Pleasants Gravely

M, b. 24 September 1886, d. 18 September 1962
     Richard Pleasants Gravely was born on 24 September 1886 at Virginia.1 He was the son of Henry Clay Gravely and Ann Hope Thomas. Richard Pleasants Gravely married Sarah Hay Mullins, daughter of Judge Henry Green Mullins and Ann Whitten McCabe, on 30 April 1915 at Henry Co., VA.
Note: THE HENRY BULLEIN, Tue., Sept. 8, 1925, p. 2 [edited].

DONT STAND BACK.

Dig Down In Your Pocket And Give.

The opportunity is now present for the completion of the hard surface road between Martinsville and Fieldale, a link urgently needed for the good and progress of out city. At present a plan is on foot whereby the city of Martinsville guarantees $13,400.00 on the project, provided the citizens of the city subscribe $6,000; the total cost of building the road being $19,400.00. We are gratified to say the response to the appeal for funds from some quarters has been exceedingly good, while others have a tendency to lag behind, and a great many yet to be heard from. There is no question about the importance and necessity of building this piece of hard surface road; its urgent need being recognized by all of us - - and, THE QUICKER WE RAISE THE MONEY, THE SOONER WE GET THE ROAD. The time to act is NOW - - it is simply a case of PUTTING UP or SHUTTING UP about the bumps, broken springs, etc., and the otherwise terrible condition of this road. Scan the list of contributors below. If you name does not appear, get busy and say what you will give. Below we publish a partial list of the contributors to date and the amounts given. Additions to this list will be published later in the Bulletin: Roberts Drug Co. $20, S. A. Hooker $20, E. A. Fulcher $20, W. B. Dudley $20, H. D. Whittle $20, Glen Eden Pool $20, Wm. M. Whittle $20, C. M. Prillaman $20, O. V. Huskey $20, Sam Cardwell $20, T. H. Morris Lumber Co. $20, J. H. Morrison $25, Astor Café $25, Lewis Beckner $25, D. S. Davis $50, T. C. Matthews $60, R. P. Gravely $40, S. Heiner $75, T. G. Burch & Co., $50, K. C. Whittle $100, H. A. Ford & Co.$100, W. A. Brown Tobacco Co. $50, O. D. Ford Motor Co. $100, Williamson & Hedecock $100, C. T. Womack $25, Aaron Bros $100, Piedmont Creamery Co. $100, C. W. Holt & Co., $50, M. Berlin $10, A. Globman $25, T. E. Gravely & Co. $10, Sam Kolodny $25, Lester Lumber Co. $100, Va. Furniture Co. $50, Lester Live Stock & Grain Co., $50, H. A. Richardson $25, G. A. Brown $20, J. W. F. Beckner $25, S. P. Smith Jr. $15, J. C. Hooker $50, Geo. H. Marshall $10, Dr. G. B Dudley Jr. $10, M. Schottland $50, D. H. Pannill $25, Nick Prillaman $20, W. T. Walton $5, C. S. Williamson $5, M. B. Whitlow $5, J. W. Minter $5, A. D. Witten $50, J. M. Shackelford $50, H. N. Dyer $10, A. T. Jones 410, James Riddle $10, T. Calvin Martin $2.50, N. S. Goode $5, J. C. Shockley $5, Leonard Davis $10, Fred J. Faddis $5, A. J. Hooker $10, H. B. Byrd $10, O. M. Meeks $5, E. H. Brewer (Sanitary Café) $5, C. W. Bond (Sanitary Café) $2.50, H. W. Stultz $10, H. L. Turner $10, B. M. Minter $5, J. W. Townes $10, Jack Snead $20, N. S. Goode $5, J. W. Hamilton $10, W. C. Shumate $5, R. E. Tuggle $10, Jud Hagwood $5, S. R. Pannill & Co. $75, R. B. Semple $10, H. G. Hammond $10, J. R. Wade $10, C. P. Kearfott & Son $30, H. C. Gravely $25, Sol Goode $5.
THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS PAID FOR BY THE O. D. FORD MOTOR COMPANY.

Richard Pleasants Gravely died on 18 September 1962 at age 75. He was buried in September 1962 at Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry Co., VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 33722499.

Children of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins

Citations

  1. [S616] 1900 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1713; FHL #1241713.
  2. [S4182] 1920 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1892; FHL #1821892.
  3. [S4183] 1930 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2467; FHL #2342201.

Richard Pleasants Gravely III

M, b. 17 April 1937, d. 5 September 1949
     Richard Pleasants Gravely III was born on 17 April 1937. He was the son of Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. and Bennie Hazel Martin. Richard Pleasants Gravely III died on 5 September 1949 at age 12. He was buried in September 1949 at Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry Co., VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 33680030.

Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr.

M, b. 30 March 1914, d. 4 October 1988
     Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. was born on 30 March 1914 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA. He was the son of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins. Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. married Bennie Hazel Martin, daughter of Edward Davis Martin and Sally Clarke Mays, on 14 June 1936 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA. Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. married Anne Carter Lee on 5 July 1986. Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. died on 4 October 1988 at Roanoke City, VA, at age 74. He was buried in October 1988 at Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry Co., VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 6572711.

Child of Richard Pleasants Gravely Jr. and Bennie Hazel Martin

Robert Gravely1

M, b. circa 1926
     Robert Gravely was born circa 1926 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.1 He was the son of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins.1

Citations

  1. [S4183] 1930 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2467; FHL #2342201.

Sarah Hay Gravely1

F, b. 17 February 1921
     Sarah Hay Gravely was also known as "Puff". She was born on 17 February 1921 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins.1 Sarah Hay Gravely married Robert Joseph Hampson, son of Richard Burrell Hampson and Maud Jaquins, on 5 October 1946 at Martinsville City, VA.

Citations

  1. [S4183] 1930 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2467; FHL #2342201.

Spottswood Franklin Gravely

M
     Spottswood Franklin Gravely married Alice A. Williams.

Child of Spottswood Franklin Gravely and Alice A. Williams

Virginia Gravely1

F, b. circa 1923
     Virginia Gravely was born circa 1923 at Martinsville, Henry Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Richard Pleasants Gravely and Sarah Hay Mullins.1

Citations

  1. [S4183] 1930 Federal Census, Henry County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2467; FHL #2342201.

Wilhelmina Graver

F
     Wilhelmina Graver married Andrew Henry Vogel.

Child of Wilhelmina Graver and Andrew Henry Vogel

Harriet Graverson

F, b. 28 March 1909, d. December 1988
     Harriet Graverson was born on 28 March 1909 at Nebraska. She married Thomas B. Patterson, son of William H. Patterson and Julia Hunt Gillmore, on 1 July 1932 at Yakima, Yakima Co., WA, no children as of April, 1940. Harriet Graverson died in December 1988 at age 79.

Alice M. Graves1

F, b. circa 1906
     Alice M. Graves was born circa 1906 at Sedgwick Co. (probably), KS.1 She was the daughter of Charles Graves and Lillian May Armstrong.1

Citations

  1. [S1321] 1910 Federal Census, Sedgwick County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 456; FHL #1374469.

Ashley Graves

M, b. 1800, d. 16 December 1867
     Ashley Graves was born in 1800 at Massachusetts. He married Jenima Gunn. Ashley Graves died on 16 December 1867 at Licking Co., OH. He was buried in December 1867 at Old Colony Burying Ground, Granville, Licking Co., OH, Findagrave #19662210.

Child of Ashley Graves and Jenima Gunn

Bennie Mayford Graves

M, b. 4 February 1900, d. 1974
     Bennie Mayford Graves was born on 4 February 1900 at Loudon Co., TN. He was the son of William Graves and Elizabeth Rogers. Bennie Mayford Graves married Mary Dalene Windle, daughter of Alonzo Ogetta Windle and Mary Jane Clark, on 19 November 1922 at Lenoir City, Loudon Co., TN. Bennie Mayford Graves died in 1974 at Anthony, Harper Co., KS.

Child of Bennie Mayford Graves and Mary Dalene Windle

Blanche Graves1

F, b. circa 1908
     Blanche Graves was born circa 1908 at Sedgwick Co. (probably), KS.1 She was the daughter of Charles Graves and Lillian May Armstrong.1

Citations

  1. [S1321] 1910 Federal Census, Sedgwick County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 456; FHL #1374469.

Charles Graves

M, b. 18 July 1873, d. 17 April 1967
     Charles Graves was born on 18 July 1873 at Kansas.1 He married Lillian May Armstrong, daughter of Christopher Armstrong and Mary Ann Poland, on 25 December 1902. Charles Graves died on 17 April 1967 at Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, at age 93.

Children of Charles Graves and Lillian May Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S1321] 1910 Federal Census, Sedgwick County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 456; FHL #1374469.

Daisy R. Graves1

F, b. circa June 1909
     Daisy R. Graves was born circa June 1909 at Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of Charles Graves and Lillian May Armstrong.1

Citations

  1. [S1321] 1910 Federal Census, Sedgwick County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 456; FHL #1374469.

Harriet Maria Graves

F, b. 10 December 1833, d. 21 January 1900
     Harriet Maria Graves was born on 10 December 1833 at Sunderland, Franklin Co., MA. She was the daughter of Ashley Graves and Jenima Gunn. Harriet Maria Graves married Jeremiah Brumback, son of John Brumback and Rebecca Davis, on 19 December 1856 at Franklin, Johnson Co., IN. Harriet Maria Graves died on 21 January 1900 at McMinnville, Yamhill Co., OR, at age 66. She was buried in January 1900 at Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada Co., ID.

Children of Harriet Maria Graves and Jeremiah Brumback

John Moffett Graves

M, b. 1852, d. 1924
     John Moffett Graves was born in 1852. He married Leonora E. Pierce, daughter of Daniel E. Pierce and S. Virginia Swyer, on 1 October 1878 at Jasper Co., MO, One child (Minnie) born to the marriage. Occupation: Teamster in 1900 at Boulder Co., CO.1 John Moffett Graves died in 1924. He was buried in 1924 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #127946856.

Child of John Moffett Graves and Leonora E. Pierce

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 121; FHL #1240121.

Mary Ellen Graves

F, b. 24 August 1873, d. 5 September 1935
     Mary Ellen Graves was born on 24 August 1873 at Shipman, Macoupin Co., IL. She married John Christian Payne on 11 February 1892 at Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS. Mary Ellen Graves died on 5 September 1935 at New Castle, Garfield Co., CO, at age 62.

Child of Mary Ellen Graves and John Christian Payne

Mayford Ogeta Graves

M, b. 23 August 1923, d. 7 September 2007
     Mayford Ogeta Graves was born on 23 August 1923 at Anthony, Harper Co., KS. He was the son of Bennie Mayford Graves and Mary Dalene Windle. Mayford Ogeta Graves died on 7 September 2007 at Harper Co., KS, at age 84.

Minnie Viola Graves1

F, b. 2 September 1882, d. 8 November 1950
     Minnie Viola Graves was born on 2 September 1882 at Wapello Co. (probably), IA.1 She was the daughter of John Moffett Graves and Leonora E. Pierce.1 Minnie Viola Graves married William Walsh on 4 April 1923 at Los Angeles Co., CA. Minnie Viola Graves died on 8 November 1950 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 68. She was buried in November 1950 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #85541909.

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 121; FHL #1240121.

Nancy Elizabeth Graves

F, b. 26 September 1903, d. 5 November 1929
     Nancy Elizabeth Graves was born on 26 September 1903 at Manchester, Grant Co., OK. She married John Raymond Windle, son of Alonzo Ogetta Windle and Mary Jane Clark. Nancy Elizabeth Graves died on 5 November 1929 at Filbert, McDowell Co., WV, at age 26.

Children of Nancy Elizabeth Graves and John Raymond Windle

Peggy Jean Graves

F, b. 28 August 1924, d. 4 February 2004
     Peggy Jean Graves was born on 28 August 1924 at Vernon, Wilbarger Co., TX. She married John Bennett Kline, son of Loran Lee Kline and Maud Dean Rains. Peggy Jean Graves was educated in 2000; Graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder (MPS, 1950.) She died on 4 February 2004 at Louisville, Boulder Co., CO, at age 79. She was buried in February 2004 at Mountain View Memorial Park, Louisville, Boulder Co., CO, Findagrave #110414407.

Spencer Graves

M, b. 1899
     Spencer Graves was born in 1899. He married Mary Perthera Baughn, daughter of Oliver Baughn and May Coil, in 1925 at Washington Court House, Fayette Co., OH.