Caswell County Family Tree

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  • ID: I3409
  • Name: Azariah Graves
  • _FOOT: 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: 3451
  • Birth: 23 JUN 1787 in Caswell County, North Carolina
  • MAP:
  • LATI: N36.3948
  • LONG: W79.3357 2
  • Death: 11 JUN 1868 2
  • Note:
    Azariah Graves (1787-1868)

    1850 United States Federal Census
    Name: Azariah Gravis [Azariah Graves]
    Age: 63
    Estimated birth year: abt 1787
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 17, Henderson, Tennessee
    Family Number: 44
    Household Members: Name Age
    Azariah Gravis [Graves] 63
    Penelope Gravis [Graves] 57
    Nancy J Gravis [Graves] 23
    Major Gravis [Graves] 19
    Thomas J Gravis [Graves] 15
    Joseph Gravis [Graves] 12
    Susan H Gravis [Graves] 12

    1860 United States Federal Census
    Name: Azeriah Graves [Azariah Graves]
    Age in 1860: 74
    Birth Year: abt 1786
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 17, Henderson, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Lexington
    Value of real estate:
    Household Members: Name Age
    Azeriah Graves 74
    Joseph Graves 21 (born in Tennessee)
    F S Graves 21 (born in Tennessee; probably Susan H. Graves)

    Note in the 1860 census shown above, enumerated only a few households later are the household of Sanders Boswell (age 26) and the household of Brown Boswell (age 58).

    The 1850 Slave Schedule for Henderson County, Tennessee, shows Azariah Graves to be a slave owner.

    Tennessee Census, 1810-91
    Name: Azariah Graves
    State: TN
    County: Henderson County
    Township: District 17
    Year: 1860
    Record Type: Slave schedule
    Page: 095
    Database: TN 1860 Slave Schedule




    Father: Thomas Graves b: ABT 1740 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
    Mother: Hannah Simmons b: ABT 1750

    Marriage 1 Penelope Simpson b: 28 AUG 1793 in Caswell County, North Carolina
    • Married: 16 MAY 1809 in Caswell County, North Carolina
    • Note:
      Marriage Record
      Groom: Azariah Graves
      Bride: Penelope Simpson
      Date: 16 May 1809
      Bondsman or Witness: William Graves
      Location: Caswell County, North Carolina
      Source: Caswell County North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1778-1868, Katharine Kerr Kendall (1981) at 38
    Children
    1. Has Children Manella A. Graves b: 7 DEC 1810 in North Carolina
    2. Has Children Nancy J. Graves b: 26 DEC 1824 in North Carolina
    3. Has Children Major Lee Graves b: 5 JUL 1831 in North Carolina
    4. Has No Children Thomas J. Graves b: ABT 1835 in North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Joseph Graves b: ABT 1838 in North Carolina
    6. Has No Children Susan H. Graves b: ABT 1838 in Tennessee

    Sources:
    1. Details: Yadkin County and Caswell County, North Carolina Footnote: Yadkin County and Caswell County, North Carolina>Yadkin County and Caswell County, North Carolina
    2. Details: Andy Anderson Family Tree on Ancestry.com (#2857106; Owner: baittorney), Accessed 10 November 2010
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