Nathaniel Graves1,2,3,4

#2177, b. circa 1628, d. 28 September 1682
FatherThomas Graves b. c 1585, d. Nov 1662
MotherSarah (?) b. c 1599, d. 17 Dec 1666


Martha Betts b. c 1625, d. 1701


     Nathaniel Graves was born circa 1628 at England. He married Martha Betts, daughter of John Betts and Mary (?), on 16 January 1655 at Wethersfield, Hartford, Conn.5 Nathaniel Graves died on 28 September 1682 at Wethersfield, Hartford, Conn.6

Other Events

     His estate was probated on 30 October 1682 at Wethersfield, Hartford, Conn.7

Time Line

Birthc 1628, England
Marriage1655, Wethersfield, Hartford, ConnMartha Betts5
Birth of Daughter1667Martha Graves8
Death1682, Wethersfield, Hartford, Conn6
Probate1682, Wethersfield, Hartford, Conn7
ChartsDescendants of John Betts
Descendants of Thomas Graves
Pedigree of Samuel Russell


Probate Found


  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 2:295.
  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 1:649.
  3. John Card Graves, Genealogy of the Graves Family in America, 3 vols. (Buffalo: Baker, Jones & Co., 1896), 1:012.
  4. Henry R. Styles, The History of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut, 2 vols. (New York: The Grafton Press, 1904), 2:391.
  5. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Wethersfield, LR1:37.
  6. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Wethersfield, 1:03.
  7. Charles Williams Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, 3 vols. (Hartford: RS Peck & Company, 1904-1906), 1:313.
  8. Gurdon Wadsworth Russell, An Account of Some of the Descendants of John Russell the Emigrant (Hartford: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1910), 180.