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Joseph Gravely, Sr
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Birth: 1744
Death: Oct. 3, 1834
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA

Married 01 Sep 1775 in Halifax, Virginia
Sons: Joseph Jefferson Gravely 1778-1871
Frank Gravely 1780-1812
Edmund Gravely 1788-1883
Peyton Gravely 1790-1864
Lewis Gravely 1795-1884
Willis Gravely 1800-1885
Daughters: Mary Polly Gravely 1780-1878
Eleanor Gravely 1784-1829

NSDAR Record for JOSEPH GRAVELY, Ancestor #: A047172:
Service: VA Rank(s): PRIVATE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: 1744 ENGLAND
Death: 10-3-1844 LEATHERWOOD HENRY CO VIRGINIA
Service Source:

Service Description:
1) CAPT TARRANT, COL PENN
2) PAID SUPPLY TAX, 1778, 1779, 1780

Joseph Gravely, first of the Gravelys in Henry County, came from Culpeper County before the Revolutionary War.
He acquired extensive lands in what came to be known as the Leatherwood section of Henry County, Va.

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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.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Gravely (1718 - 1780)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Cox Gravely (1756 - 1853)*
 
 Children:
  Jabez E. Gravely (1776 - 1872)*
  Joseph Jefferson Gravely (1778 - 1871)*
  Eleanor Gravely Walker (1784 - 1829)*
  Edmund Gravely (1788 - 1883)*
  Mary Gravely Dyer (1788 - 1878)*
  Mary Gravely Dyer (1788 - 1878)*
  George D. Gravely (1788 - 1885)*
  Lewis Gravely (1796 - 1884)*
  Willis Gravely (1800 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Gravely (1744 - 1834)
  John Gravely (1745 - 1835)*
  Mary Gravely Stultz (1748 - 1805)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Joseph Gravely Cemetery
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Looking at the photo on the cemetery page, the plot is down the hill & to the left just inside the wooded area. The grave is unmarked & the exact location is unknown. There is a Joseph Gravely memorial stone in the field.
 
Maintained by: Frank Everett
Originally Created by: deegraver
Record added: Sep 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76469555
Joseph Gravely, Sr
Added by: SallyP
 
Joseph Gravely, Sr
Added by: SallyP
 
 
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- FM
 Added: Nov. 21, 2014

- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us kin all so very well!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 27, 2014
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