James Buchanan Graves

James Buchanan Graves

Birth
Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Mar 1882 (aged 85)
Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Burial Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 86403027 · View Source
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Pioneer Families of Yamhill County Oregon
Vol. XV, No 1
page 10
Col James B Graves, who was born in Virginia in 1796, son of Thomas Graves, a Revolutionary soldier. (this from family records) James B. Graves moved from Virginia to Kentucky and to Oregon in 1847.
He married 1. Diane Newton of Kentucky on Dec 24, 1822; she died March 23, 1848 and he married 2. Mrs. Catherine L Bewley, widow of John W Bewley, and daughter of James H Ellis.
James B Graves had a Donation Land Claim located one mile west of Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon (Sec 35, page 23, Metsker's Index to Donation Land Claims.) He was a member of the Oregon legislature and died March 24, 1882. (his wife-2nd, died 1882.)
The will of James B Graves is on file in Yamhill County, being recorded in Book "C" of Wills, pages 153-156 and lists the following heirs:
Children
Charles B Graves age 59
Helen Burgess age 54
Thomas N Graves age 50
George W Graves age 48
Harrison T Graves age 41
Lucy E Graves now Bewley
Frederick Forbes, age 13, son of deceased daughter Emma Jane Forbes
James Faulkner, age 40, and Ann Faulkner Hussey age 37, children of deceased daughter Mary Faulkner.
Graves Bible Record (condensed)
James B Graves was born Sept. 4, 1796
Diane Newton was born Dec. 10, 1804-married Dec. 24, 1822
CHILDREN (all born in Warren County, Missouri)

Charles B Graves born Jan 15, 1824
Mary Ann Graves born Feb. 23, 1826
Helen Jane Graves born Nov. 24, 1827
James Milton Graves born Oct. 16, 1829- died Apr. 15, 1859
Thomas Newton Graves born Dec. 4, 1831
George Washington Graves born Dec. 23, 1833
Caroline N Graves born May 27, 1836-died June 3, 1837
Lucy Elizabeth Graves born Apr. 6, 1838
Harrison T Graves born Aug. 3, 1840

Mary Ann Graves married A. B. Faulkner Dec. 10, 1840
Mary Ann Faulkner departed this life Aug. 26, 1854 - age 28
Charles B Graves was married to Mary Burnett Jan. 15, 1850
Lucy Elizabeth Graves was married to James F Bewley Sept. 12, 1852
Thomas Newton Graves married Maranda Bewley Sept. 1, 1852
Diane Newton Graves died March 23, 1848
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James B Graves was married 2nd time to Catherine L Bewley on Aug. 26, 1849


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  • Maintained by: Edith Moya
  • Originally Created by: Carylon Osborn Viuhkola
  • Added: 7 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86403027
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Buchanan Graves (4 Sep 1796–24 Mar 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86403027, citing Sheridan Masonic Cemetery, Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Edith Moya (contributor 47274132) .