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John Robert Joshua Gragg
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1878
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1958
Avery County
North Carolina, USA

Known as Joshua

Son of Leason Gragg (1834-1910) and Martha Serena "Rena" Coffey (1837-1920)

m: Mary Addie Coffee/Coffey Mar 2 1989
ch inc:
-John McCoy Gragg 1898 1960
-Joseph Earl Gragg 1900 1915
-Donald L Gragg 1901 1970
-Matoka Jane Gragg 1903 1982
-Pearl D Gragg 1904 1919
-Grant Gragg 1907 1984
-Corey Gragg 1909
-Bunie B. abt 1910 (may be same as Corey)
-Alford Argie Gragg 1911 1979
-Ervin Odas Gragg 1913 1975
-Lonnie Edward Gragg 1914 1969
-Alma Gragg 1915 1918
-Frank Gragg 1917 1919
-Verna M. abt 1919

1910 CaldwellNC: GRAGG Joshaway R/31, Adladade/30, J. Macoy/11, Josoph F/10, Donald L/9, Matoka J/7, Pearl D/6, Grant/3, Bunie B/4M/not in 1920 census).

1920 Wilsons Creek NC: GRAGG Joshua/41, Mary/41, John/21, Donald/18, Jane/17, Grant/13, Alfred/9, Erwin/6, Lanna/5, Verna 6M.

1930 Wilsons Creek NC: GRAGG John R/52/wd, Jane/22, Argie/18, Erwin/16, Lonnie/14, Vernie M/11.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: John Robert Joshua Gragg
County: Avery State: North Carolina
Birth Date: Dec 1878
FHL Roll Number: 1765560 DraftBoard: 0
--Filled out as age 41, farmer, next of kin: Mrs. Mary A. Gragg, residence Gragg, Avery NC; signed: Jno R. J. Gragg, shown as tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair.

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: John Robert Gragg
Gender: Male Race: White
Age: 79
Birth Date: 18 Oct 1878
Birth Place: Gragg, Avery, NC, NC
Death Date: 8 Jan 1958
Death Location: Linville, Avery
Spouse's Name: Addie Mae Coffey
Father's Name: Leeson O Gragg
Mother's Name: Rena Coffey
Residence: Linville, Life Avery, North Carolina

Joshua's siblings included brothers David Obediah, Grayson Z., George W. and James Walter.

Note: Death cert gives burial in "family cem., Gragg NC", which in other cases is the Gragg graveyard, Gragg NC.

Family links: 
  Leason O. Gragg (1837 - 1905)
  Martha Sirena Coffey Gragg (1837 - 1920)
  Mary Addie Coffey Gragg (1879 - 1923)
  John McCoy Gragg (1898 - 1960)*
  Joseph Earl Gragg (1900 - 1915)*
  Bunie B. Gragg (1900 - ____)*
  Matoka Jane Gragg (1903 - 1982)*
  Pearl D. Gragg (1904 - 1919)*
  Grant G. Gragg (1907 - 1984)*
  Corey Gragg (1909 - ____)*
  Lonnie Edward Gragg (1914 - 1969)*
  Alma Almer Gragg (1915 - 1918)*
  Frank Gragg (1917 - 1919)*
  Ervin Odas Gragg (1918 - 1975)*
  Grayson Zackrious Gragg (1876 - 1955)*
  John Robert Joshua Gragg (1878 - 1958)
  James Walter Gragg (1883 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Gragg Graveyard
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Nov 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81143433
John Robert Joshua Gragg
Added by: LaDon Brennan
John Robert Joshua Gragg
Added by: LaDon Brennan
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