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  • ID: I22899
  • Name: Azariah Graves III 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: 23351
  • Birth: 27 DEC 1854 2
  • Burial: Trinity Baptist Church (Old) (Locust Hill, Caswell County, North Carolina)
  • Death: 19 APR 1903 2
  • Note:
    Azariah Graves (1854-1903)

    Graves Azariah  1854

    Azariah Graves (1854-1903)

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    Elizabeth J. Neal and Azariah Graves had six children: Algernon Sidney (01 Sep 1848), Claudia Kerr (died infant), Ella Williams ( 30 Sep 1850), Rebecca Neal (27 Nov 1852), Azariah (27 Dec 1854), and Elizabeth N. (07 Apr 1857 and died infant on 06 Aug 1857).

    This Azariah Graves married three times: (1) 13 July 1881 Mary Thompson, (2) 18 November 1891 Effie M. Trogdon, and (3) March 1896 Lucy Milner. Mary Thompson was born 15 Mar 1863 and died 28 Jun 1885. She was the daughter of George N. Thompson and his first wife Bettie Johnson. This is the George Thompson who married (2) Roberta Neal, daughter of James Monroe Neal, and (3) Ella Williams Graves (sister of this Azariah Graves).

    Azariah Graves and Mary Thompson Graves had two children: Helen Williams (11 Jul 1882); and Charles Winstead (41 Jun 1885 - 12 Jul 1885). Helen Williams Graves was raised by her mother's family in Leasburg, Caswell County, North Carolina. She attended Meredith College. She founded the school, Olive Hill, in Person County, North Carolina, and served as Principal for twenty years. She never married. She died 22 May 1964 while living in Leasburg, Caswell County, North Carolina with her cousin Ella Graves Thompson.

    Azariah's second wife Effie was from Rockingham, North Carolina. She died 08 November 1892 at the death of a daughter.

    Azariah's third wife Lucy was from Reidsville, North Carolina. They had one child who died in infancy. Lucy died in July 1938.

    Source: The Beaver Pond Neals of Virginia, Carl B. Neal (1965).
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    1870 United States Federal Census
    Name: Azariah Graves
    Birth Year: abt 1855
    Age in 1870: 15
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1870: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Locust Hill
    Household Members: Name Age
    Azariah Graves 55
    Isabella Graves 35
    Algernon Graves 21
    Ella Graves 19
    Rebecca Graves 17
    Azariah Graves 15

    1880 United States Federal Census
    Name: Azsiale Graves [Azariah Graves]
    Home in 1880: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina
    Age: 24
    Estimated birth year: abt 1856
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Son
    Father's Name: Azabroh
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Occupation: Works On Farm
    Marital Status: Single
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Azabroh [Azariah] Graves 64
    Ella Graves 29
    Azsiale [Azariah] Graves 24
    Mariah Neal 35
    Isabella Neal 12
    Ann Neal 5
    Mary Neal 2
    Margrett Neal 6M

    1900 United States Federal Census
    Name: Azariah Graves
    Home in 1900: Stony Creek, Caswell, North Carolina
    Age: 48
    Birth Date: Dec 1854
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Spouse's name: Lucy M
    Marriage Year: 1899
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 1
    Household Members: Name Age
    Azariah Graves 48
    Lucy M Graves 35
    Helen W Graves 17




    Father: Azariah Graves Jr. b: 10 AUG 1815 in Caswell County, North Carolina
    Mother: Elizabeth Jane Neal b: 16 NOV 1826 in Rockingham County, North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Mary Thompson b: 15 MAR 1863
    • Married: 13 JUL 1881 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Helen Williams Graves b: 11 JUL 1882 in North Carolina
    2. Has No Children Charles Winstead Graves b: 14 JUN 1885

    Marriage 2 Effie M. Trogdon
    • Married: 18 NOV 1891 1

    Marriage 3 Lucy P. Millner b: 6 OCT 1864
    • Married: MAR 1896 1

    Sources:
    1. Details: The Beaver Pond Neals of Virginia, Carl B. Neal (1965)
    2. Details: Gravestone at Trinity Baptist Church (Caswell County, North Carolina)
    3. Details: The Heritage of Rockingham County, North Carolina, Charles Dyson Rodenbough, Editor (1983) at 449 (Article #770, "Zachariah Neal" by Ann S. Neal)
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