Rev. 19 April 2012, Gen. 224

 

GEORGE GREAVES AND SARAH STACEY OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND & SIMCOE CO., ONTARIO, CANADA

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

George Greaves (1) was born 12 Aug. 1817 in Nottinghamshire, England, and died 16 Feb. 1904 in Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada.  He married Sarah Stacey, perhaps about 1846.  She was born about Oct. 1824 in Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, and died 13 Feb. 1881 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  Their first child was born in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, the next 3 in Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, and all the others apparently in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  After his first wife died, George married Sarah Neely on 21 Dec. 1883 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She was born in Feb. 1849 and died 13 May 1894, both in Ontario, Canada.

They were in the 1881 and 1891 censuses for Innisfil Twp., Simcoe South, Ontario, when his birthdate was given as about 1821 or 1822.  There was a George Greaves christened 30 March 1822 in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, son of Richard Greaves and Mary ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑2)

Children – Greaves, by Sarah Stacey

+2. William Walter Greaves, b. 7 Jan. 1847, m. Mary Spring, 18 Nov. 1868, d. 9 Jan. 1927.

+3. Thomas Greaves, b. 21 July 1852, m. Martha Mary Jane Guest, 10 Dec. 1873, d. 12 July 1932.

+4. Elizabeth Greaves, b. 19 Feb. 1855, m. Frank Guest, 1873.

  5. Hannah Greaves, b. 19 Aug. 1856.

+6. Mary Ann Greaves, b.c. 1860, m. John McCabe, 24 Nov. 1880, d. 1891.

  7. George Greaves, b. 1 May 1864.

  8. Sarah Greaves, b.c. 1865.

+9. Emma Greaves, b. 20 Jan. 1867, m. Fred J. G. Martin, 20 Dec. 1895, d. 24 Sept. 1920.

  10.  daughter, b. 2 Nov. 1869, died in infancy.

  11.  Agnes Greaves, b. and d. 1869.

  12.  Isaac Greaves, b. and d. 1869.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE GREAVES (1) AND SARAH STACEY

William Walter Graves (2) was born 7 Jan. 1847 in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, England, was christened 9 Jan. 1847 in Ollerton, and died 9 Jan. 1927 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada.  He married Mary Spring, daughter of Isaac Spring and Nancy Ferrier, on 18 Nov. 1868 in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She was born 2 June 1850 and died 21 Feb. 1912, both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  All their children were born in Ontario, probably all in Simcoe Co.

The spelling of WalterÕs surname seems to have changed from Greaves to Graves early.  They were in the 1871 and 1881 censuses for Innisfil Twp., Simcoe South, Ontario, and the 1911 census for Vespra Twp., Simcoe North, Ontario.  Their name was spelled Greaves in 1881, but as Graves in 1871 and 1911.  He was a farmer, and they belonged to the Church of England (Anglican).  According to the 1881 census, Mary was of German ancestry, but the other 2 censuses gave English as her ancestry.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

  13.  Isaac George Graves, b. 8 Aug. 1869, d. 19 Nov. 1869.

  14.  William Graves, b. 17 Aug. 1870.

+15.  Albert John Graves, b. 17 May 1872, m. Margaret Jane Beeton, d. 12 Feb. 1940.

  16.  George Graves, b. 28 Dec. 1873.

  17.  Sarah Ann Graves, b. 30 Dec. 1876, d. 3 May 1888,

+18.  Isaac Graves, b. 6 June 1878, m. Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 1944.

  19.  Nancy Graves, b. 4 April 1880.

+20.  Lewis Wesley Graves, b. 4 Feb. 1882, m. Marie Kate White, d. 1929.

  21.  Mary Susannah Graves, b. 16 Dec. 1885.

  22.  Mary Graves, b. 1886, d. 1914.

  23.  Hannah Graves, b. 9 Nov. 1888.

  24.  Charles Graves, b. 21 May 1891.

  25.  Pearly Jane Graves, b. 31 May 1894.

 

Thomas Greaves (3) was born 21 July 1852 in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.  He married Martha Mary Jane Guest, daughter of James Guest and Susan Robinson, on 10 Dec. 1873 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She was born 18 April 1855 in Innisfil Twp., and died 14 April 1931 in Barrie, both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  (R‑2)

Children – Greaves

  26.  Ella Greaves, b.c. 1881 (Ontario).

 

Elizabeth Greaves (4) was born 17 Feb. 1855 and died 23 Jan. 1933, both in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She married Frank Guest, son of James Guest and Susan Robinson, in 1873 in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  He was born 22 March 1850 in Innisfil Twp., and died 1 Nov. 1928 in Elmvale, Flos Twp., both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  All their children were born in Ontario.  (R‑2)

Children – Guest

  27.  Edgar Guest, b. 12 June 1874.

  28.  Thomas Guest, b.c. 1876.

  29.  Wallace Guest, b.c. 1879.

  30.  Reuben Guest, b.c. 1881.

+31.  Harry Milton Guest, b. 14 Jan. 1882, m. Annie May Tubman, 15 Feb. 1911, d. 25 Aug. 1924.

  32.  Audrey Guest, b.c. 1885.

  33.  Stella Guest, b.c. 1888.

  34.  Gladys Guest, b. 11 Aug. 1892.

 

Mary Ann Greaves (6) was born about 1860 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario, and died between 1891 and 1901.  She married John McCabe, son of John McCabe and Harriet ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 24 Nov. 1880 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  All their children were born in Ontario, at least the first on in Innisfil Twp.  (R‑2)

Children – McCabe

  35.  LeroyMcCabe, b. 1 Dec. 1881, m. Elizabeth Jack, 25 March 1908 (Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., ON).  She was b. 5 Oct. 1883 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., ON, dau. of Thomas Jack and Janet Cross.

  36.  Winnifred McCabe, b. 8 June 1884.

  37.  Russel McCabe, b. 15 June 1889.

  38.  Clarence McCabe, b. 3 Oct. 1894.

 

Emma Greaves (9) was born 20 Jan. 1867 in Ontario, died 24 Sept. 1920 in Innisfil, Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She married Fred J. G. Martin, son of Charles Martin and Sarah Jane Rich, on 20 Dec. 1895 in St. PaulÕs Anglican Church, Innisfil.  He was born 3 Nov. 1866 in Stephen Twp., Huron Co., ON, and died 29 Aug. 1950 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., ON.  They were both buried in St. PaulÕs Cem., Innisfil Twp.  Fred married again on 25 Dec. 1941 in Stroud, Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., ON.  (R‑2)

Children – Martin

  39.  Melville Martin, b. 26 Aug. 1895 (Simcoe Co., ON), d. 10 Feb. 1903.  Bur. St. PaulÕs Cem., Innisfil Twp.

  40.  Nelson Martin, b. 26 Aug. 1895.

  41.  Elsie Irene Martin, b. 1 Jan. 1899 (York, Ontario), d. 12 Feb. 1930.  Bur. St. PaulÕs Cem., Innisfil Twp.

  42.  Audry Martin, b. 10 Oct. 1901.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM W. GRAVES (2) AND MARY SPRING

Albert John Graves (15) was born 17 May 1872 and died 12 Feb. 1940, both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  He married Margaret Jane Beeton, daughter of Walter George Beeton and Marjery Patton.  She was born 29 Feb. 1868 and died 20 Oct. 1916, both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

  43.  Mary Eveline Graves, b. 12 Oct. 1901 (Simcoe Co., ON).

 

Isaac Graves (18) was born 6 June 1878 in Innisfil Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  He married Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born in Aug. 1890 in Ontario.  They were in the 1911 census for Vespra Twp. (now called Springwater Twp.), Simcoe North, Ontario.  He was a farmer.  (R‑1)

Children – Graves

  44.  Alvin Graves, b. March 1902.

  45. Charlie Graves, b. Aug. 1905.

  46.  Arthur Graves, b. Dec. 1907.

  47.  Seller Graves, b. July 1910.

  48.  Lewis Wilbert Graves, m. Winifred Violet Cast.

 

Lewis Wesley Graves (20) was born 4 Feb. 1882 in Innisfil Twp., and died in 1929 in Barrie, both in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  He married Marie Kate White, daughter of David White and Elizabeth Ann Ottey.  She was born 27 Dec. 1891 in Forest Gate, West Ham,Essex, England, and died in 1977 in Barrie, Ontario.  (R‑2)

Children – Graves

  49.  Nelson David Graves, b. 19 Dec. 1928, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Manuel, d. 3 Oct. 2010.  3 daughters and 2 sons.  She was dau. of Roy Manuel and Vera Louisie Murphy.

 

CHILDREN OF ELIZABETH GREAVES (4) AND FRANK GUEST

Harry Milton Guest (31) was born 14 Jan. 1882 in Ontario, and died 25 Aug. 1924 in Simcoe Co., Ontario.  He married Annie May Tubman, daughter of Thomas Tubman and Margaret Adeline Farney, on 15 Feb. 1911 in Tiny Twp., Simcoe Co., Ontario.  She was born in Jan. 1888 in Ontario, and died in 1975.  (R‑2)

Children – Guest

  50.  Clarence Guest, b. 20 Sept. 1912, d. Dec. 1998.

  51.  Vern Guest, b. 14 March 1924, d. 9 March 1971.

  52.  son

 

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