William Fountain Graves

#644, b. 26 September 1832, d. 3 July 1923
Father*Peyton Graves b. c 1804, d. 9 Jul 1836
Mother*Nancy B. Hurt b. 13 Dec 1807, d. Aug 1858
     William Fountain Graves was born on 26 September 1832 Pittsylvania County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Peyton Graves and Nancy B. Hurt. William and Mary J Johnson were married 20 January 1858 Bedford County, Virginia. William Fountain Graves died 3 July 1923 , Pittsylvania County, Virginia at age 90.
      Additional children may include:
     Minnie J Graves, b Feb 1874, m John R Forks. W F and Mary J are living with this family in 1910 in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia
     Stuart Graves, b Jan 1876, m Julia B Ashworth 26 Dec 1906.
     Nunee Curtis Graves b Mar 1878, m Robert B Tompkins
     Oscar, b Jan 1884, m Mary Letha Foster
     Alice Overton Graves, b 2 Nov 1871, d 11 Jul 1952, m John Walter Johnson

Sources are the 1880 and 1900 censuses of Bedford County, Virginia, coupled with Virginia Marriage, Birth and death records, sometimes records of the children referring to the parents.

Children of William and Mary

Last Edited=29 Mar 2018


  1. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Library of Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows; Collection #: CP-5_142; Roll #: 142; Roll Description: Richmond County (surnames W) to Roanoke County (surnames A - La).