DeGraffenreid Family

This information concerns twenty-one generations of the DeGraffenreid family.
1100-2000

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.
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 • A newsletter for the Degraffenreid and allied families in America called 1710 Society is located here.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                   * Generation I *

   Uolricus

born: ( ) in village of Grafenried (near Bern), Switzerland
married: _?_ ( ) in Switzerland
children:
Cuo
died: ( ) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

* Generation II *


   Cuo
(child of Uolricus de Gravinsriet and _?_)

born: ( ) in village of Grafenried (near Bern), Switzerland
married: _?_ ( ) in Switzerland
children:
Burkhard
died: ( ) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

* Generation III *


   Burkhard
(child of Cuo de Gravenriedt and _?_)

born: (about 1325) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Margaretha von Balm ( ) in Switzerland
children:
Peter
died: (about 1389) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

* Generation IV *


   Peter
(child of Burkhard DeGraffenreid and Margaretha von Balm)

born: (about 1360) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Margareta Veller ( ) in Switzerland
               (b) Verena von Gysenstein ( ) in Switzerland
children: (a) Margaretha [Gugla], Lucia [Balmer], Anne [Henry von Speichingen]
Niklaus
               (b)
died: (about 1401) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

* Generation V *


   Niklaus
(child of Peter DeGraffenreid and Margaretha Veller)

born: (about 1395) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Anna Hetzel von Lindenach ( ) in Switzerland
children: Anna [Bernhard Balmer] [Johann von Muhleren], Clara [Lienhart Kistler], Peter,
Johann
died: (1466) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

* Generation VI *


   Johann
(child of Niklaus DeGraffenreid and Anna Hetzel von Lindenach)

born: (about 1425) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Anna von Emswyl ( ) in Switzerland
children:
Niklaus
died: (1511) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: His wife is said to have borne him twelve sons, the fourth of which was Niklaus.

* Generation VII *


   Niklaus
(Venner Niklaus)
(child of Johann DeGraffenreid and Anna von Emswyl)

born: (about 1447) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Barbara von Ringenberg ( ) in Switzerland
               (b) Benedetta Matter ( ) in Switzerland
               (c) Barbara von Kunriet ( ) in Switzerland
               (d) Maria de Blonai ( ) in Switzerland
               (e) Catherine Karrin (Kerr) ( ) in Switzerland
children: (a) Johann Rudolf, Niklaus,
Peter
               (b)
               (c)
               (d)
               (e)
died: (about 1557) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: He obtained papal consent to release him from the religious obligations into which he had entered because all the other male members of his family died in battle and he wanted to preserve his line from extinction. From his five marriages, records of three sons and two daughters exist.

* Generation VIII *


   Johann Rudolf
(children of Niklaus DeGraffenreid and Barbara von Ringenberg)

born: (1505) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Elizabeth von Gruyerz ( ) in Switzerland
               (b) Elizabeth von Grissach ( ) in Switzerland
children: (a) Abraham [Elizabeth Augsburger] [Barbara de May] [Barbara de Weingarten] [Christina Frishing] [Ursula Loewensprung]
               (b)
died: (1559) in Sannen, Switzerland
buried: in
note: He is the founder of Branch I (now extinct) of the DeGraffenreid family. From his two marriages, he had four sons and five daughters.

   Niklaus

born: (1506) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: ( ) in Switzerland
children:
died: ( ) in Switzerland
buried: in
note:

   Peter

born: (1507) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Elizabeth Leenherr ( ) in Switzerland
children:
Anton
died: (1562) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: His wife bore him 3 sons and 4 daughters. Anton was the second son.

* Generation IX *


   Anton
(child of Peter DeGraffenreid and Elizabeth Lenherr)

born: (1545) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Marie Leuensprung ( ) in Switzerland
               (b) Susannah Abbuhl ( ) in Switzerland
children: (a)
               (b)
Abraham
died: (1612) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: He had 8 sons and 6 daughters: Anton, who married Barbara von Zehenden, was one. Abraham was his eighth son.

* Generation X *


   Abraham
(child of Anton DeGraffenreid and Susannah Abbuhl)

born: (1580) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Ursule de Diesebach (May 26, 1600) in Switzerland
children: Abraham, Hieronymus, Hans Rudolf,
Christopher [IV]
died: (1620) in Switzerland
buried: in Switzerland
note: He had 5 sons and 1 daughter. His son Abraham died young.

* Generation XI *


   Christopher
[IV]

(child of Abraham DeGraffenreid and Ursule de Diesbach)

born: (1603) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Anna von Mühlinen (1630) in Switzerland
               (b) Barbara Augsperger (1648) in Switzerland
               (c) Margaretha Tscharner (1659) in Switzerland
children: (a)
Anton plus 2 more sons and 3 daughters
               (b)
               (c)
died: (1687) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: In 1664 he inherited, jointly with his parents and siblings Hieronymus and Hans Rudolf, a half interest in the estate of Worb from his mother's sister, Marie de Diesbach, widow of Samuel Wunderlich. At a subsequent partition of this estate, he bought the shares of his parents, thereby coming into full possession of this domain.

* Generation XII *


   Anton
(child of Christopher [IV] DeGraffenreid and Anna von Mühlinen)

born: (1639) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: (a) Catherine Jenner ( ) in Switzerland
               (b) Susanna Lombach (about 1669) in Switzerland
children: (a)
Christopher [V]
               (b)
died: (1730) in Switzerland
buried: in
note: He had seven sons and three daughters by two wives.

* Generation XIII *


   Christopher
[V]

(child of Anton DeGraffenreid and Catherine Jenner)

born: (November 15, 1661) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Regina Tscharner (April 25, 1684) in Worb, Bern Canton, Switzerland
children:
Christopher [VI]
died: (1743) in Worb, Bern Canton Switzerland
buried: in choir of the church at Worb, Bern Canton, Switzerland
note: His wife was the daughter of Beat Lewis Tscharner and Marguerithe Güder. They had 13 children, 8 of whom were still living in 1735: a son Christopher, a younger son Francis Lewis, and six daughters, three of whom were married and three who were not.

* Generation XIV *


   Christopher
[VI]

(child of Christopher [V] DeGraffenreid and Regina Tscharner)

born: (1691) in Bern Canton, Switzerland
married: Barbara Needham Tempest (February 22, 1714) in Charleston, Charleston County, SC
children:
Anton Tscharner
died: (October 27, 1742) at his plantation on the James River in Amelia County, VA
buried: in
note: His wife was the daughter of Sir Arthur Needham, born on June 25, 1688, in Wymondsley, Hartfordshire, England. Her mother's maiden name was Wingate. Barbara died (June 26, 1744) in Amelia County, VA.

* Generation XV *


   Anton Tscharner
    (Tscharner Sr)
(child of Christopher [VI] DeGraffenreid and Barbara Needham Tempest)

born: (November 28, 1722) in Williamsburg, Prince Edward County, VA
married: (a) Mary Baker (July 5, 1742) in Lunenburg County, VA
               (b) Sarah Rusk Lowry (about 1758) in Lunenburg County, VA
               (c) Elizabeth Allen Embry (February 10, 1763) in Luneburg County, VA
               (d) Lucretia Townes Robertson (December 14, 1780) in Lunenburg County, VA
children: (a) John,
Baker [Sarah Mary Vass], Mary, Francis [Mary Walton] [Ermine Bosworth], William G. [Elizabeth Roberson], Tscharner, Mary Baker [Miller Woodson], Sarah R. [Nicholas Hobson], and Martha [Christopher B. Strong]
               (b) Metcalfe [Mary Ann Maury]
               (c) Allen [Sarah Thomas], Regina [Charles Patteson], and Christopher (Kit) [Hannah Sartor]
               (d) Lucretia Jones [Benjamin Finney], Catherine Jenner [William Calhoun], and Nancy Needham [Patrick Calhoun]
died: (February-April, 1794) in Lunenburg County, VA
buried: in unknown location (Find A Grave Memorial)
note: He was the first DeGraffenreid to be born in America, and for this fact, he was judged ineligible to inherit the castle and landed estates of his father in Switzerland. His will was dated (February 8, 1794) and proved (April 10, 1794) in Lunenburg County, VA. Mary Baker was the daughter of Ruth Chauncey and Henry Baker. His fourth wife was the daughter of William Townes and the widow (married March 29, 1769, in Amelia County, VA) of Francis Robertson.

* Generation XVI *


   John
(children of Anton Tscharner DeGraffenreid and Mary Baker)

born: (April 24, 1743) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: no
children: none
died: (April 26, 1743) in Lunenburg County, VA
buried: in VA
note:

   Baker born: (August 6, 1744) in Lunenburg County (Charlotte County), VA
married: Sarah Mary Vass (about 1762) in Chester County, SC
children:
Vincent Monroe [Martha Green Thaxton], Mary Baker [William Tidwell] [Gideon Johnson Jr],
John [Elizabeth King], William Baker [Rebecca Dawson], Francis [Tabitha King], Sarah [John West/Welsh]
died: (by 1779) in Guilford, Lunenberg County, VA
buried: in VA
census: Sarah DeGraffenreid appears as head of family (4 white and 2 black) in 1782 in Cumberland County, VA.
note: He was not mentioned in his father's will, and likely died before him. Sarah Mary Vass was the daughter of Ann Rust and Vincent Vass.
Clicking on the names of the children will take you to a second page of the DeGraffenreid family.
   Mary
    (Mollie)
born: (April 2, 1746) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: no
children: none
died: (December 27, 1747) in Lunenburg County, VA
buried: in VA
   Francis born: (February 24, 1747) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: (a) Mary Walton (about ) in Lunenburg County, VA
               (b) Ermine Boswell (about 1784) in Akelia County, VA
children: (a) Robert
               (b) Baker Boswell [_?_ Garland] [Sarah Noel King], William Baker, Joseph I. [_?_ Jameson], Thomas [Mary Alston], John [Nancy Alston], Francis, Edwin Louis [Martha Sheperd Kirkland], Elizabeth (Betsey) Ann [_?_ Somervale], and Ermine [_?_ Hobson], Henry Elliott
died: (October, 1815) in Lunenburg County, VA
buried: in VA
census: Francis DeGraffenreid appears on the 1783 and 1789 Personal A tax list (March 12) in Lunenburg County, VA.
note: He devoted funds to build a church for worshippers who were not of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Three of his sons became doctors: Thomas, John, and Edwin Lewis. His son Robert left his entire estate to his father in his will dated 1806.
   William G. born: (March 22, 1749) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Elizabeth Roberson (December 25, 1772) in Lunenburg County, VA
children: Tscharner [Susan S. Crowder], Elizabeth Needham [Joseph Gray], William [Nancy Ghee Tomlinson], Mary [William Tidwell], Nancy Ann [Smith], and Maury
died: (1809) in Lunenburg County, VA
buried: in VA
census: William DeGraffenreid appears on the 1789 Personal A tax list (March 28) in Lunenburg County, VA.
note: The 1870 census of Upshur County, TX, shows William and Nancy DeGraffinrde, both age 75 and born in VA. This is likely William DeGraffenreid (son of William G. DeGraffenreid and Elizabeth Roberson) and Nancy Ghee Tomlinson.
   Tscharner born: (February 9, 1752) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: no
children: none
died: (about 1811) in VA
buried: in VA
census: Tscharner DeGraffenreid appears on the 1783 tax list and 1789 Personal A tax list (May 22) in Lunenburg County, VA.
note: His will, dated April 10, 1798, was probated April 10, 1811. He received in 1810 a grant of 400 acres of land in Lunenburg County, VA, being "the portion of land allowed a Sergeant of the Continental Line." Proceeds from the sale of his estate were divided among his sisters, Sally Hobson, Patty Strong, and Mary Woodson.
   Mary Baker
    (Polly)
born: (December 15, 1753) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Miller Woodson (about 1766) in Cumberland County, VA
children: Tscharner, Christopher, Blake Baker, Miller Jr, Mary Ann Elizabeth (Polly) [J. Michaux], Sally [C. Taylor], Lucy Ann [Christopher B. Strong], Susan [William Beverly Langhorne], Nancy [J. Holt], Martha [S. Taylor], Alexander, and Virginia [ N. Henry]
died: ( ) at "Needham" in Cumberland County, VA
buried: in
census: Miller Woodson appears on the 1791 Personal A tax list (April 27) in Cumberland County, VA; he appears on the 1800 Personal tax list (May 5) in Cumberland County, VA;
note: She made an oath on December 20, 1796, that Baker DeGraffenreid (deceased) was the eldest son of her father, Tscharner DeGraffenreid (deceased), and that Vincent DeGraffenreid was now the eldest and heir-in-law of Baker DeGraffenreid.
   Martha
    (Patty)
born: (about 1754) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Samuel Strong (about 1782) in VA
children: Christopher B. [Lucy Ann Woodson] and Martha
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: Samuel Strong appears on the 1791 Personal A tax list (April 18) in Cumberland County, VA; he appears on the 1800 Personal tax list (April 14) in Henry County, VA;
note: Her husband was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman. Their son Christopher B. married his cousin Lucy Ann Woodson, daughter of Miller Woodson.
   Sarah R.
    (Sally)
born: (August, 1755) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Nicholas Hobson (about 1780) in
children: John, Matthew [Elizabeth Mary Ann Munger], Francis [ ], Baker [ ], Allen [ ], Mary [ ], Martha [ ], and Agnes [Luckie?]
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: Nicholas Hobson appears on the 1789 Personal A tax list in Halifax County, VA.
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   Metcalfe
(child of Tscharner DeGraffenreid and Sarah Rusk Lowry)

born: (about 1763) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Mary Ann Maury (January 2, 1783) in Lunenburg County, VA
children: Abram Maury [Mary Hill], Metcalfe [Dorothy Pearsall] [Candace Pope] [Lucy Gee], Sarah [Lewis Garrett], Susan [Beverly Reese], Matthew Fontaine [Penelope Stewart] [Martha McLemore], and Benjamin D.
died: (March 16, 1803) in Williamson County, TN
buried: DeGraffenreid Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson County, TN
census: Metcalfe DeGraffenreid appears on the 1783 and 1789 Personal A tax list (March 12) in Lunenburg County, VA.
note: His wife was the daughter of Abraham Maury and Suzanne Poindexter.

   Allen
(children of Tscharner DeGraffenreid and Eliza Allen Embry)

born: (September 18, 1764) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Sarah Thomas (about 1797) in Chester County, SC
children: Allen Jr [Nancy Hughs], Regina [Thomas Garton Blewett], Cecily [John McCaw], Tscharner Hobson [Mary Eaton Johnson Carlisle], Thomas [Matilda Phoebe Chisholm] [Belvedere Gott], and Paulina [James Blair Gilmer] [James Belton Pickett]
died: (January 7, 1821) in Chester, Chester County, SC
buried: in DeGraffenreid burying ground to the left of Highway 72 from Chester toward Carlisle about 9 miles out.
census: On the 1790 census, he was (over age 16) in Chester County, SC; on the 1800 census, he was (age 26-45) with his wife in Chester County, SC; on the 1810 census, he was (over age 45) with his wife in Chester County, SC; on the 1820 census, he was (over age 45) with his wife in Chester County, SC;
note: As a youth, he went to Chester, Chester County, SC, with his younger brother Christopher (Kit) and a negro slave. His wife was the daughter of Susannah Mabry and James Thomas.

   Regina born: (about 1766) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Charles Patteson (April 30, 1785) in VA
children: Elizabeth, Samuel [Mary Carden], Richard [Caroline Campbell], Lewis Tscharner [Louisa Lightford Buckner], Jonathan [Matilda Caldwell], and Allen DeGraffenreid [Juliette Miller] [Mary Able]
died: (about 1800) in Buckingham County, KY ?
buried:
census: On the 1800 Personal B tax roll (August), her husband was in Buckingham County, VA; on the 1810 census, he was (over age 45) in Green County, KY; on the 1820 census, he was (age 70-80) in Green County, KY; on the 1830 census, he was (age 80-90) in Green County, KY
note: She moved to Kentucky after her marriage to Charles Patteson, son of Elizabeth Christian and Jonathan Patteson. He represented Buckingham County, VA, in the Virginia Ratification Convention (June 2–27, 1788) and voted against it. He died (1837) in Green County, KY.
   Christopher
(Kit)
born: (about 1763) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Hannah Sartor (about 1795) in Chester County, SC
children: John [Nancy Collier], Mary [James V. Thomas], and Trezevant [Rebecca Carlisle Hill] [Lucretia Ann Calhoun Townes]
died: (March 22, 1831) in SC; aged 64 years, 7 months, 24 days
buried: in DeGraffenreid burial ground: 2 graves in a field near Neal Shoals on the Broad River, Union County, SC; reported by Etta Rosson
census: On the 1800 census, he was (age 26-45) with his wife in Union County, SC; on the 1810 census, he was (over age 45) with his wife in Union County, SC;
note: As a youth, he went to Chester, Chester County, SC, with his older brother Allen and a negro slave. His wife died January 12, 1829; aged 55 years, 1 month, 15 days
   Lucretia Jones
(children of Tscharner DeGraffenreid and Lucretia Townes Robertson)

born: ( ) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Benjamin Finney () in
children: William Carey, Mary, Benjamin, Nancy, Hannah, Catherine, Tscharner, Thomas, Sarah, Matthew, Andrew, and Lucretia [Ezekiel Matthews]
died: ( ) in
buried: in
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   Catherine Jenner born: ( ) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: William Calhoun ( ) in
children: Tscharner, Patrick, Mary, Jane, Lucretia Ann [Henry Townes] [Trezevant DeGraffenreid], Martha Catherine [Armistead Burt], Thomas [Margaret Meek], James Lawrence [Mary Hunter] [Jane Verdier] [Mrs. Myles] [Mrs. Ralston], Sarah [Ezekiel Pickens Noble], Eugenia [Edwin Parker], and George McDuffie [Julia Goodwin]
died: (1827) in
buried: in
note:
   Nancy Needham born: ( ) in Lunenburg County, VA
married: Patrick Calhoun (December 15, 1803) in
children: Edward [Frances Middleton], Martha Anne, Catherine Jenner [William Tennent], Francis Augustus [Louisa Jones], Benjamin Alfred [_?_ Yarbrough], and Patrick Ludlow [_?_ Teague]
died: ( ) in
buried: in
note:

* Generation XVII *


   John
(child of Baker DeGraffenreid and Sarah Mary Vass)
born: (February 24, 1773) in Halifax County, VA
married: Elizabeth King (December 15, 1797) in Halifax County, VA
children: Tscharner C. [Elizabeth _?_] [Cynthia Ann McCubbin Snelling], Mary [Jacob Evans McComb], Creed Taylor [Martha Permilia Edna Howard], Letitia [Thomas Henry Dawson Jr], Elizabeth Catherine [Andrew Kingery] [_?_ Scott],
John King [Phoebe Ann Carpenter] [Martha Clark Lankford Morris], Francis M. [Pauline C. Harrington]
died: (before 1850) in MO?
buried: in MO?
census: On the 1790 census, he was likely with his mother in Cumberland County, VA; on the 1800 census, he was in Halifax County, VA; on the 1810 census, he was (age 26-45) with his wife in Cumberland County, KY; on the 1820 census, he was (over age 45) with his wife in Cumberland County, KY; on the 1830 census, he was (age 50-60) with his wife in Christian County, KY; on the 1840 census, he was (age 60-70) with his wife in Newton County, MO; on the 1850 census, his widow was (age 78) with their son Creed Taylor in Franklin County, MO
note: His wife was the daughter of Sarah Seawell and John King.

* Generation XVIII *


   Tscharner C.
(children of John DeGraffenreid and Elizabeth King)

born: (about 1800) in VA
married: (a) Elizabeth _?_ ( ) in
               (b) Cynthia Ann McCubbin Snelling (March 9, 1858) in Brumley, Miller County, MO
children: William Monroe [Elizabeth Ellen McCubbin], Susannah Mary [Zachariah W. McCubbin], Mary Frances [William F. James], Elizabeth B. [J. L. Hale], Emily Ann [Jacob Shaw McComb], Ellen K. [William K. Jeffries] [Butts], Zachariah, John
               (b) Martha Ann [Isaac Bilyeu], Wilson Lenox Beauregard [Harriet Lorena Edwards]
died: (about 1880) in Camden County, MO
buried: Auglaize Cemetery (Graves Hill grave 46) near Passover, Camden County, MO
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 16-26) with his parents Cumberland County, KY; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his first wife in Miller County, MO; on the 1850 census, he was (age 51) with his first wife in Miller County, MO; on the 1860 census, he was (age 61) with his second wife in Miller County, MO; on the 1870 census, he was (age 71) with his second wife in Camden County, MO
note: He served on the first jury trial (1837) in Miller County, MO. Cynthia Ann McCubbin was first married (July 21, 1844) to John Snelling, son of Hugh Snelling and Winneford Perry, in Miller County, MO. She is buried in Auglaize Cemetery (Graves Hill Cemetery grave 47) in Camden County, MO.

   Mary
(Polly)

born: (about 1812) in TN
married: Jacob Evans McComb (December 17, 1829) in Jacksonville, Morgan County, IL
children: William (1830-31), Elizabeth (1832-33), Sarah Ann [Hezekiah McCubbin], Jacob Shaw [Julia Ann Loveall] [Emily Ann DeGraffenreid] [Eveline E. Reynolds], John Columbus [Lydia (Liddie) J. B. McCubbin], Nancy Jane [Newton Hansford Short], Thomas J., James K. [Maria Josephine Thornberry], Jesse Evans [Elizabeth Wright], Joseph Riley [Mary Frances McCommins], Mary Elizabeth (1850-54), Absalom Evans [Nancy Ann Kelsey], Louisa (Eliza) Jane [Samuel Owen Burks], George W. [Sarah E. Sutliff]
died: (after 1880) in MO
buried: in
census: On the 1840 census, she was in Miller County, MO; on the 1850 census, she was (age 38) with her husband in Miller County, MO; on the 1860 census, she was (age 48) with her husband in Miller County, MO; on the 1870 census, she was (age 58) in Miller County, MO; on the 1880 census, she was (age 68) with her husband in Miller County, MO
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   Creed Taylor
(Charles)

born: (about 1810) in VA
married: Martha Permilia Edna Howard (about 1827) in Christian County, KY
children: Jasper Newton [Elizabeth Selman], Elizabeth Vian [Adam Henry Lawrence], Reuben, Arabella [John A. Barnett], Edna [John Henry Selman], Thena, Isabella [Samuel Davis]
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1820 census, he was (less than age 10) with his parents in Cumberland County, KY; on the 1830 census, he was (age 20-30) with his parents in Christian County, KY; on the 1850 census he was (age 40) with his wife in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was in Colfax County, NM
note: His wife was a granddaughter of William Baker DeGraffenreid. The 1860 census does not include him, but he was on 1856-1865 tax rolls in Grayson County TX. Martha was listed there in 1869.

   Letitia
    (Luann)
born: (June 7, 1812) in Dawson Springs, Hopkins County, KY
married: Thomas Henry Dawson Jr (November 23, 1829) in Christian County, KY
children: John Barkley [Edwina Stockton] [Laura Stout] [Lavinia Jefferson], Henrietta C. [Joel Warner Curtis]
died: (August 17, 1900) in Dawson, Colfax County, NM
buried: in John Barkley Dawson Family Cemetery, Dawson, Colfax County, NM
census: On the 1830 census, she was (age 20-30) with her parents in Christian County, KY; on the 1840 census, she was in; on the 1850 census, she was (age 37) with her husband in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, she was (age 47) with her husband in Buchanan County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 58) with her husband in Colfax County, NM; on the 1880 census, she was (age 66) with her husbandin Colfax County, NM
note: Thomas Henry Dawson served on the first jury trial in Miller County, MO.
   Elizabeth Catherine born: (about 1814) in KY
married: (a) Andrew Kingery (February 8, 1837) in Miller County, MO
               (b) _?_ Scott ( ) in
children: (a) John S., Kemp S. [Elizabeth Gooch], Noland, Lou Ann, Catherine F. [John David Willburn], Mildred [William Vance]
               (b)
died: (after 1880) in TX?
buried: in
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 36) a widow in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, she was in ; on the 1870 census, she was (age 56) widowed a second time with her daughter Mildred and son-in-law William Vance in Huerfano County, CO; on the 1880 census, she was (age 68) with her daughter Catherine F. and son-in-law John David Willburn in Tarrant County, TX.
note: Her first husband, age 42, was listed on the 1850 mortality schedule of Franklin County, AR, as dying of consumption in May. He was previously married to Hannah Ruckman and had at least three children by her: Joseph, Catherine A. [Berry], and Martha Jane [Chapman].
   John King born: (about 1815) in Cumberland County, KY
married: (a) Phoebe Ann Carpenter (about 1847) in Franklin County, AR
               (b) Martha Clark Lankford Morris (February 15, 1869) in Grayson County, TX
children: (a) Eudora,
James Theodore, Lenora S., Solon, Euzora, Francis B., Almyra, Agnes S., Angeline, Barkley
                (b) children of Martha Clark and William T. Lankford: Ransom D., Sarah B., Ruth, Paroll H., Archibald C., James W.; no issue by William Morris
died: (1873) in Denison, Grayson County, TX
buried: in Grayson County, TX
census: On the 1820 census, he was (less than age 10) with his parents in Cumberland County, KY; on the 1830 census, he was (age15-20) with his parents in Christian County, KY; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his parents in Newton County, MO; on the 1850 census, he was (age 35) with his wife in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 45) with his wife in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 54) with his second wife in Grayson County, TX; on the 1880 census, his second wife was (age 54) a widow with her son Archibald C. Lankford in Grayson County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 74) in Grayson County, TX
note: He served on the first jury trial (1837) in Miller County, MO. The name J. K. DeGraffenreid first appears in Grayson County TX, on the 1856 tax roll. His son Theodore DeGraffenreid was named administrator of his estate (December 29, 1873) in Grayson County, TX.
   Francis M. born: (about 1820) in Hardin County, KY
married: Paulina C. Harrington (September 6, 1859) in Palo Pinto County, TX
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his parents in Newton County, MO; on the 1850 census, he was (age 30) in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 38) with his wife in Parker County, TX; on the 1870 census,
note: His wife was the daughter of David Green Harrington and Susannah A. Goodman. He was on the 1845 tax list of Franklin County, AR.

* Generation XIX *


   Eudora
    (Dora)
(children of John King DeGraffenreid and Phoebe Ann Carpenter)

born: (about 1848) in Franklin County, AR
married: Thomas P. Eubanks (June 5, 1867) in Grayson County, TX
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 1) with her parents in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, she was (age 11) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 23) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age ) in
note: Her husband served in Company C, 16th Texas Cavalry, organized at Sherman, Grayson County, TX, in February, 1862. He was age 24.

   James Theodore born: (November 30, 1849) in Franklin County, AR
married: (a) Harriet "Haggie" Mock (January 7, 1875) in Grayson County, TX
               (b) Frances Cornelia Burns (August 27, 1885) in Nelson, Choctaw County, Indian Territory
children: (a) Naomi [Charles Augustus Walcott], Phebe Ann [?]
                (b) Susan Martha, Howard Monroe, Eudora Estelle,
Lula Hannah, Byron Ennis, Noble Theodore, Ernest Allen, Oren Lucius, Lee Cruce
died: (October 31, 1923) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
buried: in
Antlers City Cemetery, Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 6 months) with his parents in Franklin County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 10) with his parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 19) with his parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was likely in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1900 census, he was (age 50) with his second wife in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he was (age 60) with his second wife in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 70) with his second wife in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, his widow was in; on the 1940 census, his widow was in
note:
   Lenora S.
    (Lennie)
born: (December 1849) in AR
married: Thomas Garland Stegall (January 26, 1871) in Grayson County, TX
children: Doshia Josephine [Robert Lincoln Templeton], Edward, William H., Andrew, Nellie [Rogers] [Kruse], Thomas Roe, Little Chick [Hugh Townsend Babb], John King Bennet [Myrtle May Fowler] [Dora Stark], Lucille Mae [William A. Riggs], George, David
died: (March 31, 1940) in Lubbock County, TX
buried: City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 16) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 50) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 63) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (age 65) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1930 census, she was (age 82) a widow with her daughter and son-in-law, Doshia and Robert L. Templeton, in Navarro County, TX.
note:
   Solon B. born: (1853) in AR
married: no
children: none
died: (May 24, 1886) in the state penitentiary at Huntsville, Walker County, TX
buried: in
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 7) with his parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 17) with his parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 29) incarcerated in the Huntsville Penitentiary in Walker County, TX;
note: On February 6, 1880, in McLennan County, TX, he was convicted of stealing a mare and a gelding, for which he was sentenced to 7 and 5 years respectively. He entered prison on March 10, 1880, and would have been released on July 6, 1892.
   Euzora born: (May 14, 1854) in AR
married: James M. Long (June 27, 1880) in Grayson County, TX
children: Mattie Sue [William Philander Daniels], Saleta Ann [Thomas Grover Carr], Betty May [Walter Eugene Forbes], Florene Merle [Lewis Cary Cotton]
died: (October 29, 1943) in Idabel, McCurtain County, OK
buried: Denison Cemetery, Idabel, McCurtain County, OK
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 6) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 14) with her parents in Grayson County, TX;
note:
   Francis B.
    (Frankie)
born: (1855) in AR
married: ( )
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in Grayson County, TX;
note: Listed in the will of John King DeGraffenreid as minor child, Frank B.
   Almyra born: (1856) in AR
married: (a) _?_ Taylor ( ) in
                (b) _?_ Berkley ( ) in
children: (a) Bryan
                (b) Solon
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 4) with her parents in Grayson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Grayson County, TX;
note: The first report (January 1, 1875) of Theodore DeGraffenreid regarding the estate of his father and the minor children states that their mother is deceased. The letters of administration were revoked (February 2, 1878) for his failure to submit a report in the required time. George S. Fitzgerald was appointed guardian (June 16, 1879) in his stead. Land on the Red River of John King DeGraffenreid was set aside (July 26, 1880) as as the homestead of Almira and Frank D. DeGraffenreid. Dr. J. L. Jones asks for a reduced bond (July 21, 1881) as guardian of the two minor children. He states (April 13, 1881) that Almira is about 18 years old and resides in AR, that her parents, whose residence is unknown, is about 15 years old, and asks that the minors be cited for publication.
   Agnes S.
    (Nell)
born: (1859) in TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 1) with her parents in Grayson County, TX;
note:
   Angeline
    (Annie)
born: (1867) in TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1870 census, she was (age 3) with her parents in Grayson County, TX;
note:
   Barkley
    (Barkie)
born: (1868) in TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1870 census, he (age 2) was with his parents in Grayson County, TX;
note:

* Generation XX *


   Naomi
(children of James Theodore DeGraffenreid and Harriet Mock)

born: (September 14, 1877) in TX
married: Charles Augustus Walcott (December 3, 1899) in Sherman, Grayson County, TX
children: Charles William [Alyne Finley], Theodore [Hazel M. Finley], Lorena A., Albert (Bill), Margaret
died: (February 29, 1952) in Grayson County, TX
buried: West Hill Cemetery (Old Cemetery lot 44A NWC), Sherman, Grayson County, TX
census: On the 1880 census, she was likely (age 2) with her parents in AR or Indian Territory; on the 1900 census, she was (age 22) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1910, census, she was (age 32) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (age 42) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1930 census, she was (age 52) with her husband in Grayson County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was (age 63) with her husband in Grayson County, TX;
note: Her husband was buried (August 1, 1943) in the same cemetery. I'm not sure if the graves are marked with a stone.

   Phebe Ann
(Annie)
born: (February 10, 1879) in AR
married: Mitchell? or McLaughlin? ( ) in
children: none
died: ( )
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was likely (age 1) with her parents in AR or Indian Territory; on the 1900 census, she was (age 21) with her sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and Charles A. Walcott, in Grayson County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 30) with her sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and Charles A. Walcott, in Grayson County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (about age 40) possibly married to a McLaughlin?
note:
   Susan Martha
(children of James Theodore DeGraffenreid and Frances Cornellia Burns)

born: (June 17, 1887) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
married: no
children: none
died: (1889) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
buried: in Pushmataha County, OK?
census:
note:

   Howard Monroe
(Bud)
born: (April 22, 1889) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
married: (a) Lila S. Pound (October 20, 1913) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
               (b) Ona Marrie Harris (December 23, 1916) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
children: (a) none
               (b) Genio Genette [Glen Gordon], Fannie Bell [Bill Martin], Howard Theodore [Bobbie Ruth Holland]
died: (December 11, 1968) in Wichita, Sedgwick County, KS
buried: in Antlers City Cemetery, Antlers, Pusmataha County, OK
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 11) with his parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he (age 20) was with his parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1920 census, he was (age 30) with his wife in McCurtain County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was (age 41) with his wife in Seminole County, OK; on the 1940 census, he was (age 50) with his wife in Seminole County, OK
note: His second wife was the daughter of Belle U. Daughtery and John F. Harris. She was born (July, 1896) in McLennan County, TX.
   Eudora Estelle
(Dora)
born: (March 17, 1891) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
married: Hugh L. Shipley (January 28, 1920) in Sulphur, Murray County, OK
children: Dorthea V. [Moore] [Delay] and Mary Frances [Dan P. Way]; adopted Fran Moore (Dorthea's daughter)
died: (February 17, 1990) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK
buried: in Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma County, OK
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 9) with her parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, she was (age 17) with her parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, she was (age 26) with her husband in McCurtain County, OK; on the 1930 census, she was (age 37) with her husband in Baylor County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was (age ) with her husband in OK
note: Her husband was the son of Mary C. and C. R. Shipley. He is buried in Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma County, OK.
   Lula Hannah born: (December 31,1894) in Chappel Hill, Sevier County, AR
married:
James Gaston Cave (June 8, 1913) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
children: James Theodore, James Howard,
Virginia Gaston, Patty Lou, Lois Catherine, James Bobbie
died: (December 10, 1978) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: San Jose Burial Park (Block 9, Section 1, lot 248, Grave 1, NW 1/4) San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, she was (age 14) with her parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Murray County, OK; on the 1930 census, she was (age 34) with her husband in Tarrant County, TX; on the 1940 census, she (age 44) was with her husband in Tarrant County, TX
note: In any mDNA analysis that I might have done in the future, Lula Hannah DeGraffenreid would have inherited it from her mother Frances Cornelia Burns and passed it to her daughter Virginia Gaston Cave.
   Byron Ennis
(By)
born: (January 17, 1897) in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR
married: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Virginia Lewis (December 29, 1922) in Antlers, Pushmataha County, OK
children: Byron Ennis, Jr (Junior), Jerry Douglas, Ramona Vera, Mary Virginia
died: (February 1, 1934) in Del City, Oklahoma County, OK
buried: Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma County, OK
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he was (age 12) with his parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 22) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was in Del City, Oklahoma County, OK; on the 1940 census, his wife was (age 36) a widow in Oklahoma County, OK
note: He was a private in Battery F of the 1st Texas National Guard. After his death, his wife married Fred N. Ford and had triplets: Henry Leon, William Lee, and Larry Ross Ford. His obituary may be viewed here.
   Noble Theodore born: (May 21, 1899) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territorry
married: (a) Peggie G. Fisher (February 24, 1933) in Cook County, IL
               (b) Mary Salster (June 1, 1943) in
children: none
died: (January, 1972) in Chicago, Cook County, IL
buried: in
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 1) with his parents in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; on the 1910 census, he was (age 10) with his parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 20) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was in ___; on the 1940 census, he was in ___
note: His draft card gives his birthdate as 1900 rather than 1899. At the time of his enlistment (September 3, 1942) in Tulsa, OK, he was not married.
   Ernest Allen born: (May 13, 1902) in AR
married: (a) Viola Engel ( ) in
               (b) Clara C. Bush (July 1967) in Charlotte County, FL
children: (a) Tommy@ and Trudy@
               (b) none
died: (April, 1981) in FL
buried: in
census: On the 1910 census, he was (age 5) with his parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 17) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was in
note:
   Oren Lucius born: (October 31, 1904) in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territorry
married: Charlotte McKay (December 19, 1944) in Cook County, IL
children: no
died: (August, 1974) in Chicago, Cook County, IL
buried: in
census: On the 1910 census, he was (age 8) with his parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 15) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was (age 25) with his brother Lee Cruce in Cook County, IL
note:
   Lee Cruce
(Leo)
born: (March 11, 1908) in Choctaw County, OK
married: (a) Kay M. _?_ ( ) in IL?
               (b) Kenno Clarisse Wynia (February 22, 1939) in
children: (a) none
               (b) Kenneth Ernie and James Theodore
died: (September, 1968) in Chicago, Cook County, IL
buried: Memorial Park and Crematorium, Skokie, Cook County, IL
census: On the 1910 census, he was (age 2) with his parents in Choctaw County, OK; on the 1920 census, he was (age 11) with his parents in Pushmataha County, OK; on the 1930 census, he was (age 22) with his first wife in Cook County, IL; on the 1940 census, he was (age 32) with his second wife and his mother-in-law in Cook County, IL
note: He was named after the second governor of Oklahoma.

* Generation XXI *


   Genio Genette
(children of Howard Monroe DeGraffenreid and Ona Marrie Harris)
born: ( about 1918) in OK
married: Glenn Gordon (about 1938) in Seminole County, OK?
children: Glenette [Rogers]
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census: On the 1920 census, she was (almost age 2) with her parents in McCurtain County, OK; on the 1930 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Seminole County, OK; on the 1940 census, she was (age 2) with her husband in Seminole County, OK;
note:
   Fannie Bell

born: (about 1922) in OK
married: Bill Martin ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1930 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in Seminole County, OK; on the 1940 census, she was (age 18) with her parents in Seminole County, OK;
note:

   Howard Theodore
(Teddy)
born: (July 29, 1926) in OK
married: Bobbie Ruth Holland ( ) in
children: Katherine Marie [John Bohon], Kristi Kay [Steve Davis], Susan Luanne [Mark Muckey]
died: (January 3, 2012) in Claremore, Rogers County, OK?
buried: Edwards Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, TX
census: On the 1930 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Seminole County, OK; on the 1940 census, he was (age 12) with his parents in Seminole County, OK;
note: His wife was the daughter of Kate and Robert Holland.
   Byron Ennis, Jr
(Junior)
(children of Byron Ennis DeGraffenreid and Elizabeth Virginia Lewis)

born: (October 7, 1922) in OK
married: Eileen Dempsey (1944) in
children: Edward, John, Stephen, Mike, Thomas, Patrick, Charles, and Kathleen Mary [Allen] [Mike Gumm]
died: (April, 1977) in Dover, Kent County, DE
buried:
census: On the 1930 census, he may have been with his parents in Stephens County, OK; on the 1940 census, he was (age 16) with his mother in Oklahoma County, OK
note:

   Jerry Douglas born: (February 24, 1928) in Marlow, Stevens County, OK
married: (a) Betty Ruth Gill ( ) in
               (b) Betty Ann Marie Shipley (1959) in Gulfport, Harrison County, MS
children: (a) Jerry Douglas Jr, Mary Elizabeth [Smith] [Cassarez], and Donna [Reyes]
               (b) William Edward, Walter Shipley, and Tami Lee [Wester]
died: (December 26, 1975) in Dover, Kent County, DE
buried: Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton, Sussex County, DE
census: On the 1930 census, he may have been with his parents in Stephens County, OK; on the 1940 census, he was (age 12) with his mother in Oklahoma County, OK
notes: His first marriage ended in divorce, and his ex-wife remarried. Betty Ruth Gill DeGraffenreid Feltis died November 12, 1998.
   Ramona Vera born: (December 5, 1929) in Marlow, Stephens County, OK
married: Brigham Young Stotts (March 5, 1950) in OK
children: Larry James, Gene Austin, Garry Shane
died: (April 29, 2000) in Tucson, Pima County, AZ
buried: Marlow Cemetery, Marlow, Stephens County, OK
census: On the 1930 census, she may have been with her parents in Stephens County, OK; on the 1940 census, she was (age 10) with her mother in Oklahoma County, OK
note: Her husband was born (August 4, 1924) in Marlow, Stephens County, OK; he died (January 24, 2007) in Oklahoma City, OK. I have their marriage date as February 24, 1950.
   Mary Virginia
(Gini)
born: (February 29, 1932) in Marlow, Stephens County, OK
married: (a) Wally Pritchard ( ) in
               (b) James Webster Heck (February 7, 1963) in Matamoros, Mexico
children: (a) Sherry
               (b) James Webster II, Jeff, Cheryl
died: (September 16, 2012) in Winfield, Cowley County, KS
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley County, KS
census: On the 1940 census, she was (age 8) with her mother in Oklahoma County, OK
note:
   Thomas E.
(adopted children of Ernest Allen DeGraffenreid and Viola Engle)

born: (November 16, 1944) in Chicago, Cook County, IL
married: Linda _?_ ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census:
note: Adoption information supplied by Thomas Regan is located here.

   Trudy born: (October 26, 1947) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census:
note:
   Kenneth Ernie
       (Kenny)
(children of Lee Cruce DeGraffenreid and Kenno Clarisse Wynia)

born: (July 18, 1944) in Skokie, IL(?)
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census:
note:

   James Theodore
       (Jimmy)
born: (January 25, 1948) in Skokie, IL(?)
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: in
census:
note:

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