Rev. 25 April 2017, Gen. 646

 

DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS GRAVES AND ANN FERGUSON OF NC & AL

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Thomas Graves (1) was born about 1810 in NC.  He married Ann Ferguson, daughter of Robert Ferguson and Cassander ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1810 in SC.  They were in the 1850 census of Lawrence Co., AL.  Only Robert has been found in later census records.  All their children were born in AL.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    2.  Martha J. Graves, b.c. 1834.

    3.  B. A. Graves (son), b.c. 1835.

+4.   Robert N. Graves, b.c. 1836, m. Mary J. Looney, 1867, d. 21 Jan. 1891.

    5.  Leonard (or Lemuel or Samuel) Graves, b.c. 1838.

    6.  John H. Graves, b.c. 1840.

    7.  Mary A. Graves, b.c. 1842.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GRAVES (1) AND ANN FERGUSON

Robert N. Graves (4) was born about 1836 in AL, and died 21 Jan. 1891 in Fannin Co., TX.  He married Mary J. Looney, daughter of George Washington Looney and Calkince V. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, in 1867 in AL.  She was born 13 Jan. 1848 in MO, and died 8 Aug. 1936 in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  They were in the 1870 census for Fannin Co., TX, with his wife’s brother Thomas J. Looney living with them.  They were in the 1880 census for Fannin Co., TX.  Their first 2 children were born in AL, and all the others in TX, probably all in Fannin Co.  After Robert died, she married second William J. Pulliam about 1895.  (R‑1)

Children - Graves

    8.  T. J. Graves (son), b.c. 1868.

+9.   John Emerson Graves, b. Jan. 1868, m. Ida May Mangrum, c. 1890, d. 1930.

+10.   T. Virginia Graves, b. 30 July 1870, m. Herman Waring Tilger, 17 Jan. 1886, d. 14 April 1900.

    11.   Florence Graves, b.c. 1874.

+12.   Edna L. Graves, b. 13 Aug. 1877, m. John William Wilson, c. 1899, d. 18 March 1975.

    13.   James J. Graves, b. Nov. 1879, d. 1920.

    14.   Oscar Graves, b. Oct. 1882, d. 27 Oct. 1943 (Tom Green Co., TX).  This date and place of death seem to be wrong, as a result of confusing this Oscar Graves with Oscar L. Graves, son of Nathaniel Calvin Graves and Mary Clay Simpson of genealogy 152.

    15.   Porter Graves, b. 13 April 1885, d. 24 Dec. 1907.

+16.   Sidney A. Graves, b. May 1887, m. Emma J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1907, d. 22 Dec. 1964.

+17.   Byron Chapman Graves, b. 12 Oct. 1889, m. Emma L. Chalupsky, d. 8 Jan. 1976.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF ROBERT N. GRAVES (4) AND MARY J. LOONEY

John Emerson Graves (9) was born in Jan. 1868 in AL, and died in 1930 in Salt Lake City, UT.  (His date of death may be wrong, since Ida was listed as widow in the 1920 census; however, she was listed as divorced in the 1930 census.)  He married Ida May Mangrum, daughter of Robert Isom Mangrum and Amanda (“Mandy”) Adeline Rawls, on 16 Oct. 1890.  She was born 31 July 1871 in Kennett, Dunklin Co., MO, and died 16 Aug. 1951 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX.

They were in the 1900 census for Lampasas Co., TX, when 2 of her 3 children were still living.  They were in the 1910 census for Bisbee, Cochise Co., AZ.  Ida was in the 1920 census for Los Angeles, CA, widowed, with daughter Exa.  Ida was in the 1930 census for Los Angeles, CA, divorced, with her daughter Exa.  Ida was in the 1940 census for Omaha, Douglas Co., NE, widowed, with unmarried daughter Exa living with her; they were living in Los Angeles, CA in 1935.  Both their children were born in TX.  (R‑5)

Children - Graves

+18.   Carlos Doyle Graves, b. 22 March 1893, m. Ruth L. Pendleton, d. 29 Oct. 1984.

    19.   Exa Rae Graves, b. 11 Oct. 1898 (Whitewright, Grayson Co., TX), d. 28 Aug. 1980 (Orange Co., CA).

 

T. Virginia Graves (10) was born 30 July 1870 and died 14 April 1900, both in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  She married Herman Waring Tilger, son of John Henry Tilger and Rachael Beers, on 17 Jan. 1886 in Fannin Co., TX.  He was born 16 Oct. 1859 in Jonesburg, Montgomery Co., MO, and died 2 July 1933 in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  All their children were born in Fannin Co., TX.  After Virginia died, Herman married second Martha (“Mattie”) Ann Hall in 1906 and had 4 more children.  (R‑1)

Children - Tilger

    20.   Myrtle (“Mertie”) May Tilger, b. 21 Oct. 1887, d. 22 Aug. 1951.

    21.   Ira Lee Tilger, b. 9 Sept. 1889, never married, d. 12 Dec. 1943 (Fannin Co., TX).

+22.   Elonzo Loys Tilger, b. 10 June 1890, m(1) Nora Leona Smith, 25 Aug. 1912, m(2) Helen McLean, 10 March 1975, d. 30 March 1981.

+23.   Herman Waring Tilger, Jr., b. 24 Dec. 1892, m. Alice ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1929, d. 28 Dec. 1984.

+24.   Fannie Tilger, b. 30 Sept. 1894, m. Perry Lee Latimer, 3 Jan. 1915, d. 3 Aug. 1982.

+25.   Raymond Evans Tilger, b. 12 July 1896, m. Florence ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1920, d. 15 Jan. 1983.

+26.   Reba Naomi Tilger, b. 29 July 1898, m. Cleo Clifton Mitchell, c. 1914, d. 24 Aug. 1979.

+27.   Mary Catherine Tilger, b. 9 April 1900, m. Jack (or Jesse Earnest) Sanders, c. 1921, d. 1 Nov. 1976.

 

Edna L. Graves (12) was born 13 Aug. 1877 in TX, probably Fannin Co., and died 18 March 1975 in Stamford, Jones Co., TX.  She married John William Wilson, son of Thomas Augustus Wilson and Maggie Lee, in 1899.  He was born 18 March 1875 in GA, and died 8 Nov. 1971 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX.  All their children were born in TX.  (R‑2)

Children - Wilson

+28.   Mary Frances Wilson, b. 24 June 1900, m. Nonnie Malcolm Phy, d. 15 Oct. 1993.

+29.   Reid Wilson, b.c. 1902, m. C. Lucille ‑‑‑‑‑‑.

    30.   Evelyn Wilson, b.c. 1908, d. 18 Nov. 1974.

+31.   Florence Virginia Wilson, b. 2 Feb. 1912, m. Daniel Price Williams, d. 30 June 2003.

 

Sidney A. Graves (16) was born in May 1887 in TX, and died 22 Dec. 1964 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.  He married Emma J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1907.  She was born about 1889 in TX (or OK), and died before the 1940 census.  They were in the 1910 census for Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  They were in the 1920 census for Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.  They were in the 1930 census for Compton, Los Angeles Co., CA.  Sidney was in the 1940 census for Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, widowed, with son Robert.

Children - Graves

    32.   Sidney W. (or Wilma) Graves, b.c. 1908 (TX).

    33.   Lois Graves, b.c. 1913 (TX).

    34.   Robert J. Graves, b.c. 1920 (CA).

 

Byron Chapman Graves (17) was born 12 Oct. 1889, and died 8 Jan. 1976.  He married Emma L. Chalupsky.  She was born 27 Dec. 1897 in River Falls, Pierce Co., WI, and died 23 Sept. 1961 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.  They were in the 1930 census for Los Angeles, CA.  He was in the 1940 census for Los Angeles, CA, with his 2 children, but his wife wasn’t there.  Both children were born in Los Angeles, CA.  (R‑3, R‑4)

Children - Graves

    35.   Howard Edward Graves, b. 10 July 1920, d. 2 May 2010 (Chicago, Cook Co., IL).

    36.   Mary B. Graves, b. 10 Feb. 1922.m(1) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Barton, c. 1940, m(2) John Frederick Hoffman, 22 July 1967 (Monterey, CA), d. Aug. 1985 (Kaneohe, Honolulu, HI).  3 daughters by first marriage.  John Hoffman was b. 10 Aug. 1917 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, and d. 9 Nov. 1993 in Moraga, Contra Costa Co., CA.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN E. GRAVES (9) AND IDA M. MANGRUM

Carlos Doyle Graves (18), called Doyle, was born 22 March 1893 in Ben Arnold, Milam Co., TX, and died 29 Oct. 1984 in Laguna Hills, Orange Co., CA.  He married Ruth L. Pendleton, daughter of Theodore Lewey Pendleton and Estella M. Kendall.  She was born 31 Jan. 1898 in CA, and died 27 Oct. 1982 in Laguna Hills, Orange Co., CA.  They were in the 1930 and 1940 censuses for Los Angeles, CA.  (R‑6)

Children - Graves

    37.   Doyle T. Graves, b. 16 July 1919 (Los Angeles Co., CA), d. 5 Feb. 2000 (Solvang, Santa Barbara Co., CA).

    38.   Betty Rae Graves, b.c. 1926 (CA).

 

CHILDREN OF T. VIRGINIA GRAVES (10) AND HERMAN W. TILGER

Elonzo Loys Tilger (22) was born 10 June 1890 in Leonard, Fannin Co., TX, and died 30 March 1981 in Lubbock, Lubbock Co., TX.  He first married Nora Leona Smith on 25 Aug. 1912 in Fannin Co., TX.  She was born 12 Aug. 1891 in Fannin Co., TX, and died 20 June 1971 in Lubbock Co., TX.  After Nora died, he married second Helen McLean on 10 March 1975 in Lubbock Co., TX.  She was born about 1897.  They were in the 1920 census for Leonard, Fannin Co., TX, and in the 1930 and 1940 censuses for Terry Co., TX.  (R‑1)

Children - Tilger, by Nora L. Smith

    39.   Orville Lee Tilger, b.c. 1916.

    40.   Virginia Lucille Tilger, b. 1919.

    41.   Layse (or Loys) Tilger, b.c. 1922.

    42.   Billie J. Tilger, b.c. 1925.

    43.   Jerry N. Tilger, b.c. 1928.

    44.   Jamie Catherine Tilger, b.c. 1933.

 

Herman Waring Tilger, Jr. (23) was born 24 Dec. 1892 in Fannin Co., TX, and died 28 Dec. 1984 in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  He married Alice ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1929.  She was born about 1905 in TX.  He was in the 1920 census for Denison, Grayson Co., TX, single, carpenter for the railroad, lodging with the Jesse A. Blackburn family.  Herman and Alice were in the 1930 census for Fannin Co., TX, living with his father and step-mother, and working on the farm.  They were in the 1940 census for Fannin Co., TX, farming, with his unmarried uncle Ira Lee Tilger living with them.  Both their children were born in Fannin Co., TX.  (R‑1)

Children - Tilger

    45.   Herman Martin Tilger, b.c. 1931.

    46.   Lenora Roy Tilger, b.c. 1937.

 

Fannie Tilger (24) was born 30 Sept. 1894 near Trenton, Fannin Co., TX, and died 3 Aug. 1982 in Whitewright, Grayson Co., TX.  She married Perry Lee Latimer, son of Rufus Monroe Latimer and Margret Louise Lloyd, on 3 Jan. 1915.  He was born 17 Sept. 1890 in Bee Branch, Van Buren Co., AR, and died 30 May 1987 in Whitewright, Grayson Co., TX.  They were in the 1930 and 1940 censuses for Fannin Co., TX.  (R‑1)

Children - Latimer

    47.   Don Lee Latimer, b. 16 June 1918 (Leonard, Fannin Co., TX), m(1) Betty Jane Shamel, 24 Dec. 1942 (Jackson, MO), m(2) Elsie Davidson, 4 June 1994 (Albuquerque, NM), d. 13 Nov. 2013 (Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM).  Betty was b. 6 Jan. 1922 in Kansas city, Jackson Co., MO, and d. 1993 in Albuquerque.  Elsie d. 2011 in Albuquerque, NM.  2 children by first marriage.

    48.   Dana Vae Latimer, b. 3 Sept. 1922 (3 miles south of Trenton, Fannin Co., TX), m. Aaron Themor Earwood, 3 Oct. 1940 (TX), d. 9 Dec. 2006 (Melissa, Collin Co., TX).  He was b. 19 Aug. 1921 in TX, and d. 11 Sept. 1996 in Falls Co., TX, son of John James Earwood and Henry Ella Poole.  2 sons and 1 daughter.

    49.   Mary Melba Latimer, b. 20 July 1925 (Leonard, Fannin Co., TX), m. Dwight Worth Hinkle, 22 May 1945 (Durant, Bryan Co., OK), d. 16 March 2007 (Hurst, Tarrant Co., TX).  He was b. 15 Dec. 1921 in Ravenna, Fannin Co., TX, and d. 31 Dec. 2004 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX), son of Henry Lewis Hinkle and Lydia Alice Hodges.  1 son and 2 daughters.

    50.   Virginia Latimer, b.c. 1931.

 

Raymond Evans Tilger (25) was born 12 July 1896 in Fannin Co., TX, and died 15 Jan. 1983 in Bexar Co., TX.  He married Florence ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1920.  She was born about 1900 in IN.  They were in the 1930 census for San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, when he was a car builder for the railroad.  They were in the 1940 census for Bexar Co., TX, when he was a coach carpenter.  All their children were born in TX, probably all in Bexar Co.  (R‑1)

Children - Tilger

    51.   Mary Rayma Tilger, b.c. 1921.

    52.   Elizabeth J. Tilger, b.c.1923.

    53.   Frances Lee Tilger, b.c. 1927.

    54.   John David Tilger, b.c. 1929.

    55.   Margaret A. Tilger, b.c. 1933.

    56.   Patricia Ray Tilger, b.c. 1935.

 

Reba Naomi Tilger (26) was born 29 July 1898 in Fannin Co., TX, and died 24 Aug. 1979 in Whitewright, Grayson Co., TX.  She married Cleo Clifton Mitchell about 1914.  He was born 19 Feb. 1897 in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX, and died 4 April 1965 in Dallas, TX.  Reba was in the 1920 census for Leonard, Fannin Co., TX, widowed, living with her father and step-mother, with son Victor (b.c. Oct. 1918).  (Is that an error, or did Reba marry two men named Mitchell?)  Reba and Cleo were in the 1930 and 1940 censuses for Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  All their children were born in TX, probably all in Fannin Co.  (R‑1)

Children - Mitchell

    57.   Victor Herman Mitchell, b.c. 1919.

    58.   James Mitchell, b.c. 1927.

    59.   Wanda Lee Mitchell, b.c.1928.

    60.   Frances Mitchell, b.c. 1929.

    61.   Leon Mitchell, b.c. 1934.

    62.   Ruth Rae Mitchell, b.c. 1936.

    63.   Clifton Mitchell, b.c. 1938.

 

Mary Catherine Tilger (27) was born 9 April 1900 in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX, and died 1 Nov. 1976.  She married Jack (or Jesse Earnest) Sanders about 1921.  They apparently divorced, since Catherine and her 2 children were living with William J. and Mary Pulliam (Catherine’s grandmother and her second husband) in the 1930 census for Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  Both their children were born in Trenton, Fannin Co., TX.  (R‑1)

Children - Sanders

    64.   Billy Jack Sanders, b. 17 Aug. 1922, d. 9 March 1991 (St. Paul’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX).

    65.   Rita Mae Sanders, b. 8 Jan. 1925, d. 3 Dec. 1998.

 

CHILDREN OF EDNA L. GRAVES (12) AND JOHN W. WILSON

Mary Frances Wilson (28), called Frances, was born 24 June 1900 in Whitewright, Grayson Co., TX, and died 15 Oct. 1993 in Irving, Dallas Co., TX.  She married Nonnie Malcolm Phy, son of William Daniel Phy and Sarah Orpha Jaquess.  He was born 12 Dec. 1899 in Aspermont, Stonewall Co., TX, and died 27 Nov. 1989 in Irving, Dallas Co., TX.  They were in the 1930 census for Stamford, Jones Co., TX, with her brother Reid living with them.  They were living in the 1940 census for Stamford, TX.  Both their children were born in Stamford.  (R‑2)

Children - Phy

    66.   James Milton Phy, b. 23 Dec. 1925, m. Mary Ellen Humphrey, d. 16 Feb. 1991 (Irving, Dallas Co., TX).

    67.   Paul Phy, b.c. 1935.

 

Reid Wilson (29) was born about 1902 in TX.  He married C. Lucille ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1910 in MO.  They were in the 1940 census for Pleasant Hill, Cass Co., MO, and they lived in Holden, Johnson Co., MO in 1935.  Both their children were born in MO.  (R‑2)

Children - Wilson

    68.   C. Jeannine Wilson, b.c. 1933.

    69.   Sherry Ann Wilson, b.c. 1938.

 

Florence Virginia Wilson (31) was born 2 Feb. 1912 in TX, and died 30 June 2003 in Olney, Young Co., TX.  She married Daniel Price (“D. P.”) Williams, son of Price Cecil Williams and Emma P. Roundtree.  He was born 27 Nov. 1910 in TX, and died 28 Jan. 1981 in Coleman, Coleman Co., TX.  They were living in Stamford, Jones Co., TX in 1935, and were in the 1940 census for Albany, Shackelford Co., TX.  (R‑2)

Children - Williams

    70.   Celia Pat Williams, b.c. 1935.

    71.   Edna M. Williams, b.c. 1938.

 

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