Rev. 22 Sept. 2009, Gen. 813

 

DESCENDANTS OF BENJAMIN GREAVES OF EAST LONDON, ENGLAND AND BARBADOS, WEST INDIES

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Benjamin Greaves (1) was born about 1792 (or maybe as early as 1780).  He lived in Barbados, West Indies.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑1)

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+2.   Edward Lawrence Greaves, b.c. 1812, m. Sarah Barley Lampin, d. 1860.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF BENJAMIN GREAVES (1)

Edward Lawrence Greaves (2) was born about 1812, and died in 1860 in Barbados.  He married Sarah Barley Lampin.  All their children were born in Barbados, British West Indies.  (R‑1, R‑2)

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   3.  Sarah Frances Greaves, b.c. 1836, bapt. 20 Feb. 1836 (St. Lucy, Barbados).

+4.   Joseph Edward Greaves, b.c. 1836, m. Sarah Frances Gill, 11 April 1852.

+5.   Charles Matthew Greaves, b.c. 1839, m. Mary Anna Goodman, 26 Aug. 1858.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF EDWARD L. GREAVES (2) AND SARAH B. LAMPIN

Joseph Edward Greaves (4) was born about 1836 in Barbados, BWI, and was baptized 20 Feb. 1836 in St. Lucy, Barbados, BWI.  He married Sarah Frances Jane Gill, daughter of George Edward Forster Gill and Joanna ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 11 April 1852 in “Lamberts” St. Peter, Barbados.  She was born about April 1833, and was baptized 21 April 1833, both in in St. Andrew, Barbados.  (R‑2)

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+6.   George Edward Lawrence Greaves, bapt. 6 July 1853, m. Elvira Grannum Greaves, 28 March 1875.

   7.  Joseph Anna Greaves, bapt. 6 Oct. 1855 (Barbados).

   8.  John Samuel Henry Thomas Greaves, bapt. 6 March 1858 (St. Lucy, Barbados).

   9.  Zachariah Matthew Greaves, bapt. 4 Aug. 1860.

+10.   FitzWilliam Alleyne Greaves, b.c. 1862, m. Mary Gill, d. 9 Aug. 1928.

   11.   James William Nathaniel Greaves, bapt. 5 Aug. 1866.

   12.   Sarah Jane Catherine Greaves, b.c. 1868.

   13.   Mary Elizabeth Augusta Greaves, bapt. 12 June 1870.

   14.   Mary Elizabeth Imogine Augusta Emptage Greaves, bapt. 5 April 1874.

+15.   Alice Elvira Virginia Greaves, b.c. 1879, m. Evan Archibald McGregor Gill, 10 May 1898.

 

Charles Matthew Greaves (5) was baptized 5 Oct. 1839 in St. Lucy, Barbados, BWI.  He married Mary Anna Goodman, daughter of Richard Thomas Goodman and Lucretia Ann Reynold Gill, on 26 Aug. 1858 in St. Lucy, Barbados, BWI.  She was baptized 18 Nov. 1842 in St. Andrew, Barbados, BWI.  All their children were born in Barbados, BWI.  (R‑1)

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   16.   Marian Augusta Greaves, b. 27 Feb. 1860 (Boscobel, St. Phillip, Barbados),  bapt. 5 May 1860 (St. Andrew), d. Aug. 1860 (St. Lucy, Barbados).

+17.   Charles Edwin Augusta Greaves, b. 16 Nov. 1861, m. Edith Primrose McCurdy, 14 Sept. 1886, d. 11 Aug. 1944.

   18.   Sarah Elizabeth Greaves, bapt. 22 Oct. 1866.

   19.   William Johnson Greaves, bapt. Nov. 1869 (St. Andrew, Barbados).

   20.   Selina Laura Belfield Greaves, b. 4 Jan. 1872, bapt. 2 March 1872 (St. Andrew Barbados).

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH E. GREAVES (4) AND SARAH F. J. GILL

George Edward Lawrence Greaves (6) was born before 6 July 1853 in St. Andrew, Barbados, BWI.  He married Elvira Grannum Greaves, daughter of Joseph Matthew Greaves and Martha Ann Gilkes, on 28 March (or May) 1875 in St. Peter, Chapel of Boscobel, Barbados, BWI.  She was born before 3 Oct. 1855 in St. Peter, Barbados, died 1928 or 1930, and was buried in Mt. Moritz Anglican Cem.  (R‑2, R‑3)

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+21.   George Greaves, b.c. 1872, m. Annette Elms, Aug. 1905, d. 1974.

+22.   Nathaniel Greaves, m. Florence Dowden.

   23.   Willie (Wilhelmina ?) Greaves

   24.   Lillian Greaves, m. Vivian Medford.

   25.   Elvira Greaves

+26.   David Greaves, b.c. 1883, m. Maude Greaves, d. 29 Aug. 1961.

   27.   Richard Greaves

+28.   Frederick Greaves, b. 1883, m. Charlotte Dowden.

 

FitzWilliam Alleyne Greaves (10) was born about 1862 in Barbados, died 9 Aug. 1928 in Grenada, and was buried in Grenada.  He married Mary Gill.  She was born in St. Vincent.  All their children were born in Grenada, BWI.  (R‑2)

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   29.   Marthie Greaves

   30.   Maude Greaves, m. David Graves (#26).  See #26 for descendants.

   31.   John Ruford Greaves, b.c. 1888, m. Ellen Lorenza Medford, 24 April 1911.  She was b. 1894 in St. Moritz, Grenada.

   32.   Gladys Inez Greaves, b.c. 1892.

   33.   Lincoln Greaves, b.c. 1894.

   34.   Emmanuel Greaves, b.c. 1897.

+35.   Iris Greaves, b.c. 1899, m. Vivian Medford.

   36.   Irene Greaves, b.c. 1899.

+37.   Aubrey Oscar Greaves, b. 6 May 1901, m. Millicent Gwendolyn McGregor Gill, 30 June 1926, d. 28 May 1977.

   38.   Adelaide Irene Greaves, b.c. 1903, m. Albert Gill.  2 children, a son and a daughter.

 

Alice Elvira Virginia Greaves (15) was born about 1879 in Grenada, BWI, and died in Grenada.  She married Evan Archibald McGregor Gill, son of John Edward Christopher Gill and Sarah Frances Jane Grecia, on 10 May 1898 in Boscobel, St. Phillip, Barbados.  He was born 29 Jan. 1877 in Chalky Mount, St. Andrew, Barbados, was baptized 30 May 1877 in Barbados, and died in Barbados, BWI.  (R‑2)

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   39.   Millicent Gwendolyn McGregor Gill, b. 14 Jan. 1898 (Barbados), m. Aubrey Oscar Greaves (#37), 30 June 1926, d. 1986 (Barbados).  See #37 for descendants.

 

CHILDREN OF CHARLES M. GREAVES (5) AND MARY A. GOODMAN

Charles Edwin Augusta Greaves (17) was born 16 Nov. 1861 and was baptized 19 Nov. 1861, both in St. Peter, Barbados, BWI, died 11 Aug. 1944 in Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA, USA, and was buried 14 Aug. 1944 in Bremerton, Kitsap Co., WA.  He married Edith Primrose McCurdy on 14 Sept. 1886 in Lowell, Middlesex Co., MA.  She was born 2 Aug. 1868 in Onslow, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, died 24 Dec. 1928 in Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA, and was buried 28 Dec. 1928 in Bremerton, Kitsap Co., WA.  Their first 2 children were born in Lowell, Middlesex Co., MA, and all the others in WA.  (R‑2)

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   40.   William Richmond Greaves, b. 15 July 1887, m(1) Vida Winifred Brown, m(2) Maybelle ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  Maybelle d. 15 Dec. 1965 in WA.

+41.   Edith Harriet Greaves, b. 20 May 1889, m. William Valentine Emel, c. 1905, d. 25 Nov. 1931.

   42.   Laurence Winifred Greaves, b. 27 May 1893 (Stanwood, Snohomish Co., WA), m. Levi Christian Oman, 16 July 1914 (Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA).

   43.   Celia Isabell Greaves, b. 19 Dec. 1895 (Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA), m. Harry L. Johnson, 31 Dec. 1915 (Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA), d. June 1985 (Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA).

   44.   Florence Mary Greaves, b. 12 Jan. 1903 (Kitsap Co., WA), m. Theodore Paulson, d. 1972 (WA).

   45.   Charlotte Mary Greaves, b. 10 July 1905, d. Oct. 1905 (WA).

   46.   Charles Carr Greaves, b.c. 1908, m. Rose ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 1966.

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE E. L. GREAVES (6) AND ELVIRA G. GREAVES

George Greaves (21) was born about 1872 in St. Lucia, and died in 1974.  He married Annette Elms in Aug. 1905.  She was born about 1880 in Barbados, and died in 1974.  (R‑3)

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   47.   Daniel Emmanuel Greaves, b. 25 June 1900 (Grenada), m(1) Mary Coady, m(2) Elsie ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. Florida.  Mary was b. 25 June 1914 in New York, NY, and d. June 1985 in Elmont, NY, dau. of John Coady and Catherine McHugh.  2 children by Mary.

   48.   Hank Greaves

   49.   Ione (“Ionie”) Greaves

   50.   Audrey Greaves

   51.   Christina (“Christine”) Greaves

   52.   Conrad Greaves

   53.   Louise Greaves

   54.   Earl Greaves

 

Nathaniel Greaves (22) married Florence Dowden.  (From Ancestry.com message board.)

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   55.   Louise Greaves, m. Anderson (“Hossie”) Harris.  He d. 1 May 2007 at age 107.  He m(2) Annie ‑‑‑‑‑‑, and they lived in Florida.  A child of Louise Greaves was Sheila Greaves, b.c. 1920, who had at least 1 daughter.

   56.   Cox Greaves, died young.

 

David Greaves (26) was born about 1883 in St. Vincent, BWI, and died 29 Aug. 1961 in Mt. Moritz, Grenada, BWI.  He married Maude Greaves (#30), daughter of FitzWilliam Alleyne Greaves and Mary Gill.  She was born in Grenada, BWI.  (R‑2)

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   57.   Frank Greaves, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  1 child.

 

Frederick Greaves (28) was born in 1883 in Cane Hall, Barbados.  He married Charlotte (“Lottie”) Dowden.  She was born in 1883 in Barbados.  (R‑4)

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   58.   Phoebe (or Pheobe) Greaves, b. April 1904, m. Dillion Medford.  Both born in Mt. Moritz, Grenada.  He was b. July 1902.  13 children.

   59.   other children

 

CHILDREN OF FITZWILLIAM A. GREAVES (10) AND MARY GILL

Iris Greaves (35) was born about 1899 in Grenada, BWI.  She married Vivian Medford.  He was born in Mt. Moritz, Grenada, BWI.  All their children were born in Mt. Moritz, Grenada.  (R‑2)

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   60.   daughter, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Searles.  2 children.

   61.   son, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Reeves.  2 children.

   62.   Clive Terrence Medford, b.c. 1925, d.c. 1990 (England).

   63.   Karl Medford, b.c. 1927, d.c. 1935 (Mt. Moritz, Grenada).

   64.   child

   65.   Kevin Rodney Medford, b. Dec. 1930, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Edwards, d. 1996 (USA).  1 child.

   66.   Clayton Medford, b.c. 1934, d. 1960 (Mt. Moritz, Grenada).

   67.   Cedric Medford, b.c. 1938, d.c. 1996 (Mt. Moritz, Grenada).

 

Aubrey Oscar Greaves (37) was born 6 May 1901 in Mt. Moritz, Grenada, died 28 May 1977 in Barbados, and was buried in Barbados.  He married Millicent Gwendolyn McGregor Gill (#39), daughter of Evan Archibald McGregor Gill and Alice Elvira Virginia Greaves, on 30 June 1926 in New York, NY, USA.  She was born 14 Jan. 1898 and died in 1986, both in Barbados, and was buried in 1986 at sea.  (R‑2)

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   68.   Aubrey Alvin Greaves, b. 5 Feb. 1927 (New York, NY), m. Norma Mauriber, 4 Feb. 1950 (New York, NY), d. 26 May 1972 (Miami, FL).  Bur. Pensacola, FL.  She was b. 17 July 1926 in New York, NY, d. 19 Dec. 1997 in Lawrenceville, NJ, and was bur. 23 Dec. 1997 in Robbinsville, NJ, dau. of Frank Mauriber and Yetta Grossman.  2 children.

 

CHILDREN OF CHARLES E. A. GREAVES (17) AND EDITH P. McCURDY

Edith Harriet Greaves (41) was born 20 May 1889 in Lowell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, and died 25 Nov. 1931 in Seabeck, Kitsap Co., WA.  She married William Valentine Emel about 1905 in WA.  (R‑2)

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   69.   Russell Greaves Emel, b. 13 March 1915 (National, Pierce Co., WA), m. Elnora Catherine Major, 28 Feb. 1944 (Fairbanks, AK), d. 22 Feb. 1965 (Seattle, WA).  Bur. 26 Feb. 1965 in Seattle, WA.  She was b. 20 Sept. 1919 in Hunters, Stevens Co., WA, d. 22 Oct. 1994 in Seattle, WA, and was bur. 28 Oct. 1994 in Seattle, WA.  2 children.

 

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