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  1. Martha Graves: Birth: 27 Jul 1704. Death: 29 Oct 1751

  2. JOHN Graves: Birth: 7 Oct 1706 in Christiana, New Castle, De. Death: 1 Jan 1773 in Christiana Hundred, New Castle, De

  3. William Graves: Birth: 8 Jul 1708. Death: 3 Nov 1734

  4. Samuel Graves: Birth: 10 Apr 1710 in Christiana, New Castle, De. Death: 6 Sep 1746

  5. Jonathan Graves: Birth: 29 Jul 1712 in Christiana, New Castle, De. Death: 3 Jun 1774


Notes
a. Note:   Per Jean C. Grave, gravell@cybertron.com. Mar 1997. Name, birth and death dates, old style. LDS Family Search. Of Chichester, Delaware Co., PA
  "Graves Families of the World", by Kenneth Vance Graves. Sent via e-mail from H.W. Bud Graves DRFH91A@prodigy.com. "Samuel Graves was born about 1677 (or 1675), probably in Ireland, and died 5 Oct 1741 in New Castle, Co., DEl. He married Sarah Bezer, daughter of William Bezer and Sarah Cool of Chichester, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), PA., in June 1702. She was born 25 (or 26) April 1677, and died 15 Oct 1751 in Delaware. He was a weaver by trade, and lived near the present village of Centerville, Delaware. He was for many years an accepted minister in the Society of Friends and an elder in the center meeting."
  Rootsweb WorldConnect Lyn Smith. The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Volumes 1-39, 1650-1900s. Listed in: Volume XXXII. Page number: 287 states daughter of Edward Bezer and wife Jean and married to Samuel Greave. Personal Information Ancestery.com (Note birth place could Not have been Pa as parents came around 1683) Name: Sarah Bezer Spouse: Samuel Grave Parents: William Bezer , Sarah Coole Birth Place: Chester Co, Chichester, PA Birth Date: 25 April 1677. Marriage Date: 8 June 1702 Death Place: DE. Death Date: 15 October 1751
  Rootsweb.com WorldConnect, Andrei Kohl. b 25 Feb 1677 Deerfield, Essex,MA
  “Early Church Records of Chester County Pennsylvania” Vol. 3. Martha Reamy. Kennett Monthly Meeting (abstracted by Gilbert Cope). p. 21. Greave [Greaves], Samuel of Christiana Hundred, d. 1741.8.5, and Sarah, his wife, b. 1677.2.25, d. 1751.8.15. Children: Martha, b. 1704.5.27, d. 1751.8.29, m. 1730.7.3 Jacob Chandler at Centre; John, b. 1706.8.7 in Christiana Hundred, m. 1733.8.2 Jane Chandler, at Centre; William, b. 1708.5.8, d. 1734.9.3; Samuel, b. 1710.2.10, d. 1746.7.6; Jonathan, b. 1712.5.29, d. 1774.6.3, m. 1739.9.14 Sarah Chandler, at Centre; Hannah, m. 1755.10.22 Caleb Peirce, at Kennett. [Possible error, the last child Hannah was born too late for Sarah to have given birth to her, s/b daughter of Samuel, son of this Samuel and Sarah.]
  Ancestry.com Delaware Marriages, 1645-1899 January 14, 2006 9:09 PM Name: Samuel Greave Gender: Male Spouse Name: Elizabeth Bishop Spouse Gender: Female Marriage Date: 16 Jun 1779 County: New Castle State: Delaware Source: Record of this marriage may be found at the Family History Library under microfilm reference number(s) 0006418.
  Ancestry.com. Frederick H. Hitchcock, Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800. p 33. Samuel Greave. Yeoan. Cris. Hd. 21st day of 7th m., 1741. Nov, 3, 1741. Misc. I.107. Wife, Sarah Greave; son, John Greave; son, Samuel Greave; son, Jonathon; dau., Martha and her husband, Jacob Chandler. Exc. three sons, John, Samuel and Jonathon.
  Ancestry.com Our Family Ancestors Author: Thomas Maxwell Potts, 1895 Part 1. Chapter XX. The Bezer Family. p 131. The Bezer Family II WILLIAM BEZER, seems to have married Sarah Coole, The removed to America, probably in 1683, where William did not long survive. Among the Taylor Papers at the Pennsylvania Historical Society at Philadelphia, are several letters written by William Colle, of Devizes, Wilshire, to his sister Sarah Bezer, at Chichester in Pennsylvania. Sarah Bezer, the widow, married Philip Roman of Chichester, in 1684, and died before 1690. The Wilshire Friends Monthly Meeting records contain the dates of the births of their children as given below. Children of William and Sarah (Coole) Bezer. 1 Sarah Bezer, b 2 mo 24, 1677; m. Samuel Greave, 1702 2 William Bezer, b 6 mo 12, 1679, probably d. y. or unm. 3 Mary Bezer, b 7 mo 10, 1682; m. Ezekiel Harlan, 1700-1, and had a son William.
  http://www.pennock.ws/surnames/fam/fam05505.html b Chichester Twp., Chester County, Delaware


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