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Willis L. Gravely
Birth: Nov. 2, 1800
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1885
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA

He married Dolly Stone in Henry County, Va. on Dec 20th 1824.
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Joseph Gravely, first of the Gravelys in Henry County came from Culpeper County, Va. before the Revolutionary War.
He acquired extensive lands in what came to be known as the Leatherwood section of Henry County, Va.
The Gravelys were tobacco growers and later in the 1800's became world famous as processors of plug chewing tobacco.
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Ref: From Our Proud Heritage: A Pictorial History of Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia.
Produced and printed by the Bassett Printing Corp., Bassett, Virginia.
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1880 Census, Leatherwood, Henry County, Va., p.59:
Willis Gravely 79 VA
Ann 67 VA wife
Matilda F. 22 VA dau
Edmund B. 25 VA son
Anna 27 VA dau
Nathan Harup 25 VA other (works on farm)
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Info below from Diane Gravlee:
Willis later married Anne Nancy Marshall Barrow, by whom he had most of his children. He is found with this wife on both the 1860 and 1880 Census in Henry County, Virginia. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Gravely (1744 - 1834)
  Eleanor Cox Gravely (1756 - 1853)
 
 Spouses:
  Ann Marshall Barrow Gravely (1812 - 1886)*
  Eliza Ann Stone Gravely*
 
 Children:
  Susan Ellen Gravely McCabe (1834 - 1920)*
  Peyton B. Gravely (1835 - 1915)*
  William Armistead Gravely (1837 - 1862)*
  Marshall Francis Gravely (1839 - ____)*
  Chester Bullard Gravely (1845 - 1929)*
  Joseph Henry Harrison Gravely (1849 - 1920)*
  Willis Lewis Gravely (1852 - 1922)*
  Martha Annie Gravely Morrison (1853 - 1904)*
  Matilda Jane Gravely (1858 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jabez E. Gravely (1776 - 1872)*
  Joseph Jefferson Gravely (1778 - 1871)*
  Eleanor Gravely Walker (1784 - 1829)*
  Mary Gravely Dyer (1788 - 1878)*
  Mary Gravely Dyer (1788 - 1878)*
  Edmund Gravely (1788 - 1883)*
  George Gravely (1788 - 1885)*
  Lewis Gravely (1796 - 1884)*
  Willis L. Gravely (1800 - 1885)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY OF
WILLIS GRAVELY
BORN
NOV 2, 1800
DIED
AUG 25, 1885
 
Note: GOOD CONDITION AS OF 2015.
 
Burial:
Willis Gravely Cemetery
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: SallyP
Originally Created by: deegraver
Record added: Nov 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62139713
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Willis L. Gravely
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MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.
- Rebecca Reuben Dyer
 Added: Aug. 16, 2016
Leatherwood branch for my great great great grandfather Willis Gravely of Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, United States.
- SallyP
 Added: Feb. 15, 2016

- Amanda Bishop Burns
 Added: May. 5, 2015
 
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