Benjamin Graves1

ID#  709, (bt 1641/42 - 1645-bt 1715/16 - 1724)
8th great-grandfather of Faye Louise Doyle
Ancestors of Rev. Roswell Graves
     Benjamin Graves was born between 1641/42 and 1645 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of John Graves. He married Mary Hoar, daughter of John Hoar and Alice (--?--), on 21 October 1668 in Concord, Massachusetts.2 Benjamin Graves served in Captain Wheeler's company during King Philip's War (Indian Wars) in July & August 1675.1 He left a will on 18 March 1714/15.3 He died between 1715/16 and 1724 in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut.

In 1681, Benjamin Graves (8th great-grandfather of Faye Doyle West) bought land from Christopher Hall (7th great-grandfather of Richard Reid West.)

Pedigree Resource Disk #15 shows only 7 children - including Joanna who is not on this list.
Last Edited=13 Oct 2012

Children of Benjamin Graves and Mary Hoar


  1. [S8] Fredrick A Vickers, The Compendium of American Genealogy (First Families of America) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1968).
  2. [S188] Fredrick W Bailey, Early Massachusetts Marriages (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1968).
  3. [S10] David Taft, Pedigree Resource File Disc 15., CD-ROM (Salt Lake City, UT: LDS Family History Library), Graves family.