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John William Gravely
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1837
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1917
Martinsville
Henry County
Virginia, USA

John was a Confederate Soldier
CO F
42nd Infantry Regiment
VA TROOPS
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THE HENRY BULLETIN, Friday, Feb. 16, 1917, p. 5, col. 4:
(edited)
John William Gravely, 80 years of age, died suddenly from heart trouble Wednesday evening at the home of his son, Mr. T. E. Gravely, Church St.
He was the son of Mr. Leftwich Gravely of near Greystone, and was born in this county near Leatherwood.
At the beginning of the Civil War, he enlisted and was a member of the 42nd Virginia Regiment.
He was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg.
He was married about 1861 to Miss Eleanor Gravely who died a few years afterwards.
He is survived by a son, Mr. T. E. Gravely, a prominent merchant of this city.
Burial at Oakwood Cemetery
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jabez Leftwich Gravely (1809 - 1883)
  Martha L. Hankins Gravely (1813 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Eleanor Gravely (1862 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Benjamin Gravely (1834 - 1862)*
  John William Gravely (1837 - 1917)
  James Fountain Gravely (1838 - 1915)*
  James Fontaine Gravely (1838 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: 42nd VA INF REG
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Martinsville
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33583055
John William Gravely
Added by: Jenepher & Sandford McElheny
 
John William Gravely
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Deo Vindice, Resurgam
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
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42nd VA. Battle Flag
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