Rev. 23 Sept. 2013, Gen. 470

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOHN GREAVES AND SARAH COOPER OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

John Greaves (1) may have been born about 1635 in Nottinghamshire.  He married Sarah Cooper.  (R‑4)

Children - Greaves

  2. Henry Greaves, b.c. 1660, m. Ann Fox, 28 Sept. 1681.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GREAVES (1) AND SARAH COOPER

Henry Greaves (2) was born about 1660 in Nottinghamshire.  He married Ann Fox, daughter of Robert Fox and Dorothy ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 28 Sept. 1681 in Sutton, Nottinghamshire.  She was born 11 March 1665 in Stanford-Upon-Soar, Notts.  All their children were born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  (R‑4)

Children - Greaves

  3. Ann Greaves, b. 6 Oct. 1682.

  4. Mary Greaves, b. 2 Jan. 1684.

+5. Henry Greaves, b. 26 Aug. 1687, m. Mary Mellers, 14 Nov. 1738.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY GREAVES (2) AND ANN FOX

Henry Greaves (5) was born 26 Aug. 1687 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.  He married Mary Mellers on 14 Nov. 1738 in Gonalston, Nottinghamshire.  She was born 20 Aug. 1715 in Hucknall, Notts.  (R‑1, R‑2, R‑4)

Children - Greaves

+6. Henry Greaves, b. 28 Aug. 1744, m. Martha Wood, 14 July 1764.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY GREAVES (5) AND MARY MELLERS

Henry Greaves (6) was born 28 Aug. 1744 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Martha Wood, daughter of Thomas Wood and Ann ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 14 July 1764 in Lowdham.  She was born in Feb. 1737/38 in Lowdham.  She apparently first married Robert Stanley on 27 Nov. 1759 in Lowdham.  Their children were born in Lowdham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  7. Martha Greaves, b. 20 April 1777.

+8. Richard Greaves, b. 9 May 1779, m. Elizabeth Blatherwick, 19 Jan. 1802, d. 13 Oct. 1835.

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY GREAVES (6) AND MARTHA WOOD

Richard Greaves (8) was born 9 May 1779 and died 13 Oct. 1835, both in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Elizabeth Blatherwick, daughter of John Blatherwick and Margaret Mary Fewkes, on 19 Jan. 1802 in Lowdham.  She was born 30 Jan. 1783 and died 19 Dec. 1847, both in Lowdham.  All their children were born in Lowdham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

+9. Benjamin Greaves, b. 25 Oct. 1802, bapt. 31 Oct. 1802 (Lowdham).

+10.  Richard Greaves, b. 2 Dec. 1804, m. Charlotte ‑‑‑‑‑‑

  11.  William Greaves, b. 9 Aug. 1807.  In the 1851 census for Queens Rd., St. Mary, Notts., there was a William Greaves, b.c. 1812 in Lowdham, m. Charlotte, who might be this William.

  12.  Elizabeth Greaves, b. 14 June 1810.

  13.  Henry Greaves, b. 21 June 1812.

+14.  John Greaves, b. 23 Oct. 1814, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+15.  Robert Greaves, b. 11 May 1817, m. Mary Beecroft, 25 July 1840, d. 21 April 1898.

 

 

GENERATION 6

 

CHILDREN OF RICHARD GREAVES (8) AND ELIZABETH BLATHERWICK

Benjamin Greaves (9) was born 25 Oct. 1802 and was baptized 31 Oct. 1802, both in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1811 in Bleasby, Nottinghamshire.  They were in the 1841 and 1851 censuses for Epperstone, Notts.  He was a farmer with 160 acres and 2 labourers.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

  16.  Ann Greaves, b.c. 1828 (Gonalston, Notts.).

  17.  Benjamin Greaves, b.c. 1830 (Hucknall, Notts.).

 

Richard Greaves (10) was born 2 Dec. 1804 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, and died by 1881.  He married Charlotte ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1816 in Lowdham, Notts.  They were in the 1841, 1851, 1861, and 1871 censuses for Lowdham, Notts.  The 1851 census showed his name as Graves.  He was a farmer, and had 31 acres in 1861.  He was a cottager (possibly retired, or a farm labourer) in 1871.  Charlotte, widow, was head of household in the 1881 census for Lowdham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

+18.  Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1836, m. Henry Berry.

  19.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1838.

  20.  Eliza Greaves, b. 1841.

  21.  Sarah A. Greaves, b.c. 1846.

  22.  Richard Greaves, b.c. 1850.

+23.  Henry Greaves, b.c. 1851, m. Fanny ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  24.  Lucy Greaves, b.c. 1853.

 

John Greaves (14) was born 23 Oct. 1814 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1815 in Lowdham, and died by 1881.  They were in the 1841, 1851, 1861, and 1871 censuses for Lowdham, Notts.  He was in the 1881 census for Lowdham as a widower, with his unmarried daughter Hannah living with him.  He was a butcher.  All their children were born in Lowdham.

Children - Greaves

  25.  Henry Greaves, b.c. 1837.

  26.  John Greaves, b.c. 1838.

+27.  William Greaves, b.c. 1840, m. Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  28.  Sarah A. Greaves, b.c. 1843.

  29.  Mary Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1845.

  30.  Richard Greaves, b.c. 1847.

  31.  Hannah Greaves, b.c. 1849.

  32.  Lucy Greaves, b. 1851.

  33.  Eliza Greaves, b.c. 1853.

+34.  Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1855, m. Mary J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

  35.  Herbert Greaves, b.c. 1857.

+36.  Arthur Greaves, b. 1860, m. Emma Watson.

 

Robert Greaves (15) was born 11 May 1817 and died 21 April 1898, both in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Mary Beecroft, daughter of George Beecroft and Ann Rastall, on 25 July 1840 in Nottinghamshire.  She was born about 1817 (or 1815) and died 18 Nov. 1889, both in Lowdham, Notts.  They were in the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, and 1881 censuses for Lowdham, Notts.  His widowed mother was living with them in 1841.  He must mave married second Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, born about 1831, since she was listed as his wife in the 1891 census for Lowdham.  He was a farmer through 1861, and a cottager after that.  All his children were born in Lowdham.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves, by Mary Beecroft

+37.  Harriett Greaves, b. 15 Aug. 1841, m. George Gibson, 26 March 1860.

  38.  Mary Ann Greaves, b. 19 Nov. 1844.

+39.  William Greaves, b. 7 July 1847, m. Mary A. Huff, 1873.

  40.  Robert Greaves, b. 7 July 1850.

  41.  Elizabeth Greaves, b. 6 Jan. 1855.

 

 

GENERATION 7

 

CHILDREN OF RICHARD GREAVES (10) AND CHARLOTTE ------

Elizabeth Greaves (18) was born about 1836 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  She married Henry Goodall Berry.  He was born about 1827 in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.  They were in the 1871 and 1881 censuses for Alfreton, Derbyshire, hamlet of Swanwick (about 2 miles from Alfreton).  He was listed as a joiner in 1871 and a carpenter in 1881.  All their children were born in Alfreton except for Alfred who was born in Nottingham (according to the censuses for Alfreton).  However, the 1881 census for  Lowdham shows children Betsy and Frank living with the grandmother Charlotte Greaves, with Betsy born in Somercotes and Frank born in Leabrooks, both in Derbyshire, close to Alfreton.

Children - Berry

  42.  Betsy Berry, b.c. 1860.

  43.  Alice Berry, b.c. 1862.

  44.  Joseph Berry, b.c. 1864.

  45.  Lucy Berry, b.c. 1867.

  46.  Charlotte Berry, b.c. 1869.

  47.  Frank Berry, b.c.  1878.

  48.  Frank Berry, b. 1879.

 

Henry Greaves (23) was born about 1851 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Fanny ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1854 in Potter Hill, Lincolnshire.  They were in the 1881 census for Lowdham, Notts., living with his widowed mother.  They were in the 1891 census for Gunthorpe, Notts.  They were in the 1901 census for Lowdham, St. Mary’s, Notts.  He was listed as a farmer in 1891 and as a market gardener in 1901.  Their first 4 children were born in Lowdham, Albert may have been born in Gunthorpe or Lowdham, and Florrie in Gunthorpe, all in Nottinghamshire.

Children - Greaves

  49.  Lucy Greaves, b.c. 1875.

  50.  William H. Greaves, b.c. 1878.

  51.  Richard Greaves, b.c. 1880.

  52.  Mary Eliza Greaves, b.c. 1882.

  53.  Albert Greaves, b.c. 1884.

  54.  Florrie Greaves, b.c. 1895.

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GREAVES (14) AND SARAH ------

William Greaves (27) was born about 1840 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1845 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  They were in the 1871 census for St. Mary, Notts.  They were in the 1881 census for Snenton, Notts.  He was a joiner.

Children - Greaves

  55.  John W. Greaves, b.c. 1869 (Nottingham, Notts. or Brentford, Middlesex).

  56.  Richard Greaves, b. 1871 (Old Brentford, Middlesex or Notts.).

  57.  Florence Greaves, b.c. 1874 (Notts.).

 

Thomas Greaves (34) was born about 1855 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Mary J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1856 in Winkbourne, Nottinghamshire.  They were in the 1891 and 1901 censuses for Lowdham, Notts.  He was a butcher.

Children - Greaves

  58.  Mollie B. Greaves, b.c. 1876.

  59.  Annie B. Greaves, b.c. 1878.

  60.  Ethel J. Greaves, b.c. 1879.

  61.  Ernest S. Greaves, b.c. 1881.

  62.  Cecil E. Greaves, b.c. 1883.

  63.  Wallace B. Greaves, b.c. 1885.

  64.  Amy L. B. Greaves, b.c. 1887.

  65.  Caton Greaves, b.c. 1889.

  66.  Nora Greaves, b.c. 1890.

  67.  Tom Greaves, b.c. 1892.

  68.  Hannah F. Greaves, b.c. 1894.

  69.  John C. B. Greaves, b.c. 1896.

 

Arthur Greaves (36) was born in 1860 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.  He married Emma Watson, daughter of Daniel Watson and Frances ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1857 in Lowdham.  They were in the 1881 and 1891 censuses for Lowdham, living with her widowed mother.  He was a butcher.  They were in the 1901 census for Halam, Notts., when he was a farmer.

Children - Greaves

  70.  Percival L. (or T.) Greaves, b.c. 1884 (Lowdham, Notts.).

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT GREAVES (15) AND MARY BEECROFT

Harriett Greaves (37) was born 15 Aug. 1841 in Lowdham, Notts.  She married George Gibson, son of Gervase (or Jarvis) Gibson and Euphemia Cutts, on 26 March 1860 in Lowdham.  He was born 13 Jan. 1838 in Oxton, Notts.  Their first 5 children were born in Oxton, Notts., the next 4 in Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts., and the last in Pleasley Vale, Notts.  They were in the 1901 census for Oxton, Notts., when he was a carrier and a farmer.  (R‑1)

Children - Gibson

  71.  Mary Elizabeth Gibson, b.c. 1864.

  72.  Harriet Gibson, b.c. 1867.

  73.  William Gibson, b.c. 1868.

+74.  Samuel Gibson, b.c. 1870, m. Annie R. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

+75.  Alice Gibson, b. 24 Sept. 1871, m. Luke Ernest Gill, 15 June 1895.

  76.  Henry Gibson , b.c. 1875.

  77.  Lucy Gibson, b.c. 1877.

  78.  Eliza Gibson, b.c. 1879.

+79.  Martha Gibson, b.c. 1881, m. Charles Shelton.

  80.  Maud Gibson, b.c. 1884

 

William Greaves (39) was born 7 July 1847 in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, and died by 1891.  He married Mary Anne Huff, daughter of William Huff and Eliza ‑‑‑‑‑‑, in 1873 in Notts.  She was born about 1848 in Woodborough, Notts.  Their first 2 children were born in Lowham, and all the others in Epperstone, Notts.  The 1891 census for Epperstone, Notts., listed Mary A. Greaves, widow, her children and 2 farm labourer servants, Albert Davies, 20, and Samuel North, 18.  The 1901 census for Epperstone, Notts., showed that Mary Anne had remarried Samuel North, 33, agricultural labourer, she was then only admitting to being 45, and children Robert, Harry, William, and Pellie were living with them.  Their first 7 children were born in Lowdham, Notts., and the last 2 in Epperston..  (R‑3)

Children - Greaves

  81.  Alice M. Greaves, b. 23 Jan. 1876.

  82.  Ada Greaves, b.c. 1880.

+83.  Ethall Greaves, b. 29 Dec. 1880, m. Ernest Herbert Collins, 15 Aug. 1899, d. 29 Oct. 1961.

  84.  Harriett Greaves, b.c. 1883, bapt. 6 July 1890.

  85.  Annie Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1884, bapt. 6 July 1890.

  86.  Robert Greaves, b.c. 1885, bapt. 6 July 1890.

  87.  Henry (“Harry”) Greaves, b.c. 1886, bapt. 6 July 1890.

  88.  William Greaves, b.c. 1890, bapt. 6 July 1890.

  89.  Nellie (or Pellie) Greaves, b.c. 1892.  Probably not a child of William, since her mother was a widow in 1891.

 

 

GENERATION 8

 

CHILDREN OF HARRIET GREAVES (37) AND GEORGE GIBSON

Samuel Gibson (74) was born about 1870 in Oxton, Nottinghamshire.  He married Annie R. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1872 in Hockshorn, Lincolnshire.  They were in the 1901 census for Nottingham, Notts.  He was a joiner.

Children - Gibson

  90.  Hilda Gibson, b.c. 1898 (Nottingham, Notts.).

 

Alice Gibson (75) was born 24 Sept. 1871 in Oxton, Nottinghamshire.  She married Luke Ernest Gill, son of James Gill and Jane Ellen Milner, on 15 June 1895 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  He was born 4 May 1874 in Sutton in Ashfield, Notts., and died in 1908 in Pleasley, Derbyshire.  They were in the 1901 census for Pleasley, Derbyshire, when he was a coal miner.  (R‑1)

Children - Gill

  91.  Selina A. Gill, b. 9 April 1896 (Pleasley, Derbyshire), m. Sydney Hatfield.  He was b.c. 1888 in Shelby, Yorkshire, son of Joseph Hatfield and Annie Hodson.  3 children.

  92.  Maud E. Gill, b.c. 1900 (Pleasley, Derbyshire).

+93.  Harold Gill, b. 31 Oct. 1901, m. May Pykett, 23 Dec. 1922, d. 22 Nov. 1964.

  94.  Lewis Gill

  95.  Arthur Gill

  96.  Ernest Gill

  97.  Annie Gill

 

Martha Gibson (79) was born about 1881 in Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire.  She married Charles Shelton.  He was born about 1877 in Oxton, Notts.  They were in the 1901 census for Oxton, Notts., living with her parents.  Charles was a blacksmith.

Children - Shelton

  98.  Florrie Shelton, b. 1901 (Oxton, Notts.).

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM GREAVES (39) AND MARY A. HUFF

Ethall (or Ethel) Greaves (83) was born 29 Dec. 1880 in Epperstone, and died 29 Oct. 1961 in Geding, both in Nottinghamshire.  She married Ernest Herbert Collins, son of Joseph Collins and Jane White, on 15 Aug. 1899 in Geding, Notts.  He was born 7 March 1875 and died 13 Dec. 1954, both in Geding, Notts.  All their children were born in Nottinghamshire.  (R‑3)

Children - Collins

  99.  Victor Ernest Collins, b. 1902, m. Emma Turner, 1927 (Notts.), d. 3 June 1966.

  100.  May Collins, b. 1904, d. 19 Jan. 1940.

  101.  Mabel Collins, b. 20 March 1906 (Netherfield, Notts.), m. William Thomas Morgan, d. May 2000 (Wollaton Park, Notts.).  He d. 5 Jan. 1991.  He had first been married to her sister Muriel.

  102.  Ivy Collins, b. 23 Oct. 1908 (Netherfield, Notts.), d. Nov. 1985.

+103.  Ada Collins, b. 1 Oct. 1911, m. John Williams, 26 Dec. 1931, d. 14 Jan. 1997.

  104.  Frank Collins, b. 1912, d. 10 March 1970.

  105.  Maude Collins, b. 1921 (Geding, Notts.), d. Jan. 1983.

  106.  Muriel Collins, b. 1923, m. William Thomas Morgan, 1944 (Notts.), d. 4 June 1946.  He d. 5 Jan. 1991.  After she died he married her sister Mabel.

 

 

GENERATION 9

 

CHILDREN OF ALICE GIBSON (75) AND LUKE E. GILL

Harold Gill (93) was born 31 Oct. 1901 in New Houghton, Derbyshire, and died 22 Nov. 1964 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  He married May Pykett, daughter of Benjamin (Thomas) Pykett and Annie Phoebe Snell, on 23 Dec. 1922 in New Houghton, Pleasley, Notts.  She was born 19 Dec. 1901 in Pleasley Hill, Mansfield, Notts., and died 10 Feb. 1979 in Mansfield, Notts.  (R‑1)

Children - Gill

  107.  Norma Gill

  108.  Melva Gill, b. 29 Aug. 1929 (Mansfield, Notts.), m. Maurice Martin, 27 Sept. 1947 (Mansfield, Notts.).  He was b. 16 April 1928 in Mansfield, Notts., and d. 4 Jan. 2000 in Sutton in Ashfield, Notts., son of Frederick Martin and Mary Ann Smedley.  3 children.

 

CHILDREN OF ETHALL GREAVES (83) AND ERNEST H. COLLINS

Ada Collins (103) was born 1 Oct. 1911 in Geding, Nottinghamshire, and died 14 Jan. 1997.  She married John Williams, son of Edward Williams and Sarah Ann Howard, on 26 Dec. 1931 in Nottinghamshire.  He was born 17 April 1910 in Wigan, Lancashire, and died 31 May 1984.  (R‑3)

Children - Williams

  109.  Celia Williams, b. 22 April 1932 (Geding, Notts.), d. 29 Dec. 1963.

 

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