Descendants of John Gravett
Generation No. 1
1. John Gravett was born Abt. 1801 in South Carolina, and
1880. He married Elizabeth Gentry February 07, 1822 in Jackson Co.,
Notes for John Gravett:
1850 Forsyth Co., Georgia Census
John 49 SC
Elizabeth 49 SC
married Feb. 7, 1822; Jackson Co., Georgia
from book 37,000 EARLY GA MARRIAGES by Joseph T. Maddox, p. 101.
1860 Randolph Co., AL
John Gravett 61 SC
Elizabeth 61 SC
Catharine 24 GA
John 19 GA
Eveline 17 GA
Elizabeth 14 GA
Nancy 13 GA
1870 Randolph Co, AL p 19, Blakes Ferry, #137
John Gravet 74 SC farmer
Elizabeth 74 SC
Caroline 32 GA
Allen 15 AL
Eveline 14 AL
Frances 12 AL
1880 Clay Co., AL p. 136 Lineville, Beat 13
John Gravit 79 widow born SC, father born VA, mother
Catherine 49 widow - daughter, born Georgia, father & mother born
Children of John Gravett and Elizabeth Gentry are:
i. Randall Gravitt, born 1824 in Georgia.
ii. James Pickney Gravett, born 1826 in Hall Co., GA.
iii. Sanford Raymond Gravette, born 1831 in Georgia; died August 13, 1864
iv Margaret Gravitt, born Abt. 1833.
v. Catherine Gravitt, born 1835 in Georgia.
vi. Adaline Gravitt, born 1837 in Georgia.
vii. Caroline Gravitt, born 1839 in Georgia.
viii. John Gravitt, born 1841 in Georgia.
ix. Eveline Gravitt, born 1843 in Georgia.
x. Elizabeth Gravitt, born 1846.
xi. Nancy Gravitt, born 1847.
Generation No. 2
2 Randall Gravitt was born 1824 in Georgia. He married Amanda.
Children of Randall Gravitt and Amanda are:
i. Jane Gravitt, born 1846.
ii. W. Gravitt, born 1849.
iii. Elizabeth Gravitt, born 1852.
iv. Missouri Gravitt, born 1854.
v. John Gravitt, born 1859.
Notes for John Gravitt:
may be this one in 1900 Clay:
John R. Gravett Feb 1853; age 47, AL
Nettie Mar 1856 GA
Osker May 1882
Nora June 1886
Augustus Jan 1889
Oliva Mar 1892
Evie Sept 1894
May Apr 1897
3. James Pickney Gravett was born 1826 in Hall Co., GA.
Elizabeth Jane Beshears November 14, 1847 in Forsyth Co., GA.
Children of James Gravett and Elizabeth Beshears are:
i. Thomas J. Gravett, born 1850.
ii. William Francis Gravett, born October 15, 1851 in Forsyth Co.,
died February 20, 1914 in Marion Co, AL. He married Nancy Ann Melvina
Peoples Abt. 1866 in Clay Co., AL.
iii. William Cicero Gravett, born October 1853. He married Hester.
iv. Robert P. Gravett, born 1856. He married Sallie Powell October 23,
1873 in Clay Co., AL.
v. Sarah E. Gravett, born 1859.
vi. Mary E. C. Gravett, born 1863.
vii. Julia A. Gravett, born 1866.
viii. John W. Gravett, born 1869.
4. Sanford Raymond Gravette was born 1831 in Georgia, and died
1864 in Alabama. He married Emily R. Mitchell.
Notes for Sanford Raymond Gravette:
Civil War pension application. Co. F. 22nd Reg. Ala. Vol. Infantry
Arbachoochee Rangers mustered Oct. 1, 1861 at Notasulga
Randolph Co., Alabama census,
Sandford Gravette 27 GA
Emily 26 GA
Thomas B. 5;
O. A. 4;
Mary J. 2;
Children of Sanford Gravette and Emily Mitchell are:
i. Sarah E. Gravette, born February 14, 1852 in Alabama; died February
1921 in Clay Co., AL (Source: Liberty Cemetery, Clay Co, AL). She married
Thomas A. Massey.
Notes for Thomas A. Massey:
according to Grandma, they had 17 children, but all did not live.
ii. John Robert Gravette, born February 17, 1853 in Alabama (Source:
Liberty Cemetery, Clay Co., AL); died July 09, 1937 in Clay Co., AL
(Source: Liberty Cemetery, Clay Co, AL). He married Nettie A. Hobbs.
iii. Elijah H. Gravette, born 1854 in Alabama; died Aft. 1937 in Iuka,
Mississippi. He married Millie Faye Linton Abt. 1876.
Notes for Elijah H. Gravette:
Newspaper picture caption: "Mr & Mrs E. H. Gravette of Iuka, Miss.,
celebrate their sixty-first wedding anniversary at their Iuka home Sunday."
iv. Thomas "Burg" Gravette, born 1855 in Alabama. He married
Williams July 15, 1883 in Clay Co., AL.
v. Alford O. Gravette, born September 1856 in Alabama. He married
vi. Mary Jane Gravette, born October 23, 1858 in Alabama; died November
26, 1944 in Montgomery, Montgomery, AL. She married Hugh Tunis Parsons
February 16, 1879 in Clay Co., Alabama.
Notes for Mary Jane Gravette:
11-28-44 Montgomery Advertiser
PARSONS, Mary J.--Funeral for Mrs. Parsons, 86, who died Sunday at her
home, 406 Boylston,was hold at Pine Level Church near Deatsville this
afternoon. The Rev. J. R. Wilkerson officiated. Interment was in the
churchyard cemetery, White Chapel in charge. Pallbearers were Carlie L.
Tatum, Winfred Monfee, James Cook, William Cook, Elmore Prickett, Joe
Prickett, Howard Mosley and Leo Latiker
Notes for Hugh Tunis Parsons:
1800 Clay Co., AL census Ashland, Beat 6 (Vol 6,ED36,Sh36,Ln42)
Parsons, Toon white male 22 AL
Mary wife 20 AL
Exa A. daughter 5/12 AL
1882 - briefly lived in Iuka, Tishamingo Co. MS where daughter Sarah Ella
was born April 19, 1882. (one of Mary Jane's Gravette uncle lived there)
vii. Calvin Sanford Gravette, born April 25, 1860 in Alabama; died
December 27, 1914 in Sylacauga, Talledega Co., AL. He married Olive
Smithie McCall December 24, 1879 in Clay Co., Alabama.
Notes for Calvin Sanford Gravette:
1900 Clay Co. Census, Calvin S. a widower, his mother Emilie lives with him
viii. Eldorado "Ellie" Gravette, born 1865 in Alabama. She married
Notes for Eldorado "Ellie" Gravette:
marriage of an Ella Gravett to M.D.R. Lackey on 15 Nov 1883 at A.
Gravett's in Clay County--could this be the same
submitter: Mary Ann Nichols
1188 Lee County Road 331
Smiths, AL 36877
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