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George Grave,1 weaver; an original proprietor; his home-lot was on the highway now known as Elm St., near the Little River; chosen townsman, 1650, 1668 ; deputy, 1657, 1658; fence-viewer, 1666; against the “Withdrawers” from the First Church, 1658, but afterward an original member of the Second Church, with his wife, Sarah, Feb. 12, 1670, and deacon; d. in Sept., 1673; inv. Sept. 30, £278. 13. 2. His wife, Sarah, was probably second wife, as she was the “mother-in-law” of his son, George. Wm. Andrews, in his will, calls him “Brother.”-Ch.: i. George, b. ab. 1629 (aged 58, April, 1687); m. April 2, 1651, Elizabeth Ventris; townsman, 1672; removed to Middletown; for some years Marshal of the Colony; d. Dec. 3, 1692. ii. John, m. (1) Nov. 26, 1657, Elizabeth, den. of Jasper Stilwell, of Guilford ; rem. to Guilford ; deputy, 1670 and 1676 ; m. (2) 1690, Hannah, son. of Philip Davis, of Hartford. iii. Sarah, m. Nov. 21, 1660, Jonathan Deming, of Wethersfield ; d. June 5, 1668. iv. Mary, m. Dec. 12, 1665, Samuel Dow, of Hartford, a sailor. v. Priscilla, m. William Markham, of Hartford, afterward of Hadley ; d. ab. 1688. (Thomas Thornton owned, in 1699, the message, tenement, ate., which bad belonged to “Marshal George Graves,” containing “five roods more or less, and whereof my said Brother Died Seized”. Did he marry another dau. of George Grave, Sr. 13)

1 “George Graue, freeholder in the Borough of Hertford, 1921:” - Cussan's Hertfordshire

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