Name: Barzillai Yancey Graves 1
Reference Number: 13601
Birth: 10 OCT 1835 in Surry County, North Carolina 1
Barzillai Yancey Graves (b. 1835)
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Barzillai Yancey Graves, born 1835, was in business with his nephew, Bernard Franklin Graves (son of Jesse Franklin Graves), and was mayor of Mount Airy, North Carolina (possibly that city's first mayor).
Apparently was a Captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, afterwards becoming Lt. Col. of the 21st Regt. Source: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 629 ("Caswell County chapter #1152 United Daughters of the Confederacy").
Father: Solomon P. Graves b: 14 FEB 1784 in Caswell County, North Carolina
Mother: Mary Cleveland Franklin b: 24 FEB 1794
Mary B. Moore
- Details: Bible of Solomon Graves (1784-1861) (1817 Entries)
- Details: Graves Family Association.