Caswell County Family Tree

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  • ID: I19288
  • Name: Alice Henry Graves
  • Sex: F
  • Reference Number: 19661
  • Birth: 14 AUG 1860
  • Note:
    Mrs. Monjett Graves, the former Alice Henry Graves, was born August 14, 1860. She married Monjett Graves, builder of the original log cabin Graves Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. They were married August 14, 1878. She was buried at the Blackwell Baptist Church.

    Proposed Change: Graves, James Monjett (I52946)
    Tree: Caswell County
    Link: e=tree1

    Description: James Monjett Graves, was the son of Monjett Antwine Graves, Jr. and Mary Catherine Cobb. According to the information from his death certificate (North Carolina, Death Collections, 1908-2004), he was a black man. His grandparents were Monjett Graves and Alice Henry Graves (same surname, not an error); Monjett was listed in the historical overview of the Graves Chapel Missionary Baptist Church "Built by former slaves (including Monjett Graves and Morris Graves)...situated on a small parcel of land donated by four former slave owners [Major?] Henry Graves; Lee Graves; Dock Graves; and Bill Graves. The church was named Graves Chapel in honor of these land owners."

    Judith A. Atkinson

    Mother: Edith Brown

    Marriage 1 Monjett Graves b: DEC 1843 in North Carolina
    • Married: 14 AUG 1878 in Caswell County, North Carolina
    • Note:
      North Carolina Marriage Records
      Name: [Monjett Graves] Mongitt Graves
      Gender: Male
      Race: Black
      Age: 32
      Birth Year: 1846
      Marriage Date: 11 Jul 1878
      Marriage Place: Caswell, North Carolina, USA
      Father: Isaac Watlington
      Mother: Almira Rupell [Russell]
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Spouse Race: Colored
      Spouse Age: 18
      Spouse Mother: Edith Brown
      Event Type: Marriage
    1. Has Children Monjett Antwine Graves Jr. b: NOV 1882 in North Carolina
    2. Has Children Azariah Allen Graves b: 19 MAY 1881 in Caswell County, North Carolina
    3. Has No Children William Basley Graves b: ABT 1879 in North Carolina
    4. Has No Children John Walter Graves b: 14 JUL 1886 in North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Elmira Pocahontas Graves b: 17 SEP 1888 in Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children Edith Belle Graves b: 28 JUN 1890
    7. Has No Children Alice Graves b: 22 JUL 1892 in North Carolina
    8. Has No Children Annie Graves b: OCT 1894 in North Carolina
    9. Has No Children James E. Graves b: SEP 1896 in North Carolina
    10. Has No Children Alex Graves b: JUN 1899 in North Carolina
    11. Has No Children Robert Graves b: ABT 1901 in North Carolina
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