William C Graves: Birth: 30 Jun 1737.
Note: 6, Samuel and Sarah. (date= old style)
Spent life on homefarm. (Ashland, Christiana Hundred, Delaware)
Per Jean C. Grave, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mar 1997. Name, birth 7 Aug 1708 and death date 1 Jan 1773, old style.
"Graves Families of the World" by Kenneth Vance Graves. Sent by H.W. Bud Graves, DFRH81A@prodigy.com, June 1997. "John Graves, b. 7 Oct 1706, m. Jane Chandler 2 Oct 1733, d. 1 Jan 1773."
IGI. Marriage record for John Graves and Jane Chandler, m. Aug 2 , 1733 at Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester co., Pennsylvania, Batch #7806907, Source Call #1126247, Film, Sheet 62
http://www.delawareroots.org/index.php/new-castle/46-new-castle-county-data-archives/51-newark-monthly-meeting-marriages Newark Monthly Meeting Marriages Debbie Street John GREAVE of Christiana Hd, NCC, and Jane CHANDLER of Birmingham Twp., Chester co. 2-8-1733 at Center meeting.
http://www.delawareroots.org/index.php/new-castle/46-new-castle-county-data-archives/51-newark-monthly-meeting-marriages John GREAVE of Christiana Hd, NCC, and Jane CHANDLER of Birmingham Twp., Chester co. 2-8-1733 at Center meeting.
Rootsweb WorldConnect Lyn Smith Samuel Greave found in: Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1680-1800 Birth Index Relationship: Father Child: John Greave Birth/Baptism Date: 7 Oct 1706 Quaker Date: 7 8mo 1706 Location: Kennett Square Monthly Meeting County: Chester State: Pennsylvania Father: Samuel Greave Mother: Mrs. Sarah Greave Will made 25 Dec 1772, Will probated 8 Jan 1773 , Will book K, Page 56. The pertinent facts of the will are: wife is JaneGreave, sons are Thomas, Samuel and William, daughters are Ann Hayes, Sarah Allen, Mary Dowd, Jane Hicklin and Hannah Greave. Father was Samuel Greave, deceased. Executor was his son, Samuel Greave.Genealogical Abstracts from Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware by Bill and Martha Reamy - Pg 131-132 "John spent his life on the home farm and he and his wife were members of Society of Friends and buried in the Centreville Cemetery."
“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.]
Ibid. p. 21. Greave, John and wife Jane Chandler. Children: Thomas, b. 1734.5.5; Ann, b. 1735.8.2; William, b. 1737.4.30; Sarah, b. 1738.9.15; Mary, b. 1740.2.27; Jane, b. 1742.3.14; Samuel, b. 1746/7.11.16; Hannah, b. 1748.7.27.
Ancestry.com. Frederick H. Hitchcock, Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800. p 33. Samuel Greave. Yeoman. 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. Frederick H. Hitchcock, Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800. p 35. Samuel Greave. Yeoman. Chris. Hd. 3rd day of 7th m. 1746. Sept. 13, 1746. Mics I.114. Children: dau., Hannah Greave; dau., Rachel Greave; son, Isaac Greave; brother, Jonathon. Exc. brothers, Jonathon and John Greave.
Ancestry.com. Frederick H. Hitchcock, Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800. p 71. John Greave. Chris. Hd. 12th m. 25, 1772. Jan 8, 1773. K. 56. Wife, Jane Greave; sons, Thomas Greave, William Greave; daus., Ann Hayes, Sarah Allen; daus., Mary Dowd, Jane Hicklin and Hannah Greave; son, Samuel; father, Samuel Greave, dec. Exc. son, Samuel Greave.
Ibid. New Castle County, Delaware Wills, 1682-1800 Record Name: John Greave Will Loc: Chris. Hd. Will Made Date: 25 Dec 1772 Will Probate Date: 8 Jan 1773 Will Book: K Page: 56 Comment: Wife, Jane Greave; sons, Thomas Greave, William Greave; daus Ann Hayes, Sarah Allen; daus Mary Dowd, Jane Hicklin and Hannah Greave; son, Samuel; father, Samuel Greave, dec. Exc. son, Samuel Greave. Source Information: Ancestry.com. New Castle County, Delaware Wills, 1682-1800 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: A Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800. Wilmington, DE: - , 1911.
"History of Chester county, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches"Author: J Smith Futhey and Gilbert CopePublication: Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts.Date: 1881
Note: Chester County, Pennsylvania Historical Society. Chester County Births. John Greave 7 8mo 170
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