Family Group Sheet data from: Dallas Riedesel <dallas1056@comcast.net>

 

husband

Graves, Houston H.  AKA: Hugh

birthdate and birthplace

31 May 1826 in Tennessee

death date, place

April 1862, Near Van Buren, Arkansas

burial

Near Van Buren, Arkansas tombstone photo

1st marriage

Reynolds, Elizabeth  AKA:  Betsy

father

Graves, Anthony

mother

Bledsoe, Judy W.

 

wife

Reynolds, Elizabeth   AKA:  Betsy

birthdate and place

10 September 1822 in Rowan County, North Carolina

deathdate and place

10 October 1900 in Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri

burial

Graves Cemetery, Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri

father

Reynolds, John, not proven

mother

Sophia.

 

CHILDREN

 

Graves. Rufus Lee

born

 29 January 1859 in Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri

married

 30 July 1882 in Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri, Ham, Ellen Maria, born 22 February 1856

died

 09 October 1938 in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

buried

 Kirk Cemetery, Kirk,. Yuma County, Colorado

 

Graves, Sarah Catherine

born

 11 January 1852 in Claiborne County, Tennessee

married

 Rimel, Sylvester Ezra, born about 1851

died

 05 April 1924 in Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri

buried

 

 

Graves, Emeline

born

 25 March 1853 in Claiborne County, Tennessee

married

 03 September 1871, Hagan, Elijah, born 15 March 1852:  second marriage to Gleves, Isia Newton.

died

19 October 1939

buried

 Guilford Cemetery, Guilford, Nodaway County, Missouri

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES:  Houston H. Graves died during the Civil War.  His exact burial location is not known.  Houstonís grave site is not marked, and it is possible that he is buried in a common or mass grave near Van Buren, Arkansas.  In February 2009 a grave marker was ordered from the government to honor him and his military service.  This marker will be placed next to his son Rufus Graves at the Kirk Cemetery, Kirk, Yuma County, Colorado.

 

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