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Graves, Jacob, Tennessee Militia

Jacob Graves was born about 1780 in Virginia or North Carolina. He was married to Catherine "Caty" Black on November 17, 1809 in Sumner County, Tennessee. He enlisted in the War of 1812 on November 13, 1814 and was discharged on May 13, 1815, serving in Capt. Neal's Company Tennessee Militia. He died in February of 1838 in Sumner County, and according to family legend is buried in an unmarked grave in Clark-Mandrell Cemetery on Clark Hollow Road. His presumed brother William Graves also served in the War of 1812 from Sumner County, and another presumed brother Frederick Graves served from Allen County, Kentucky.

This resource was generously contributed by Sara Allen.

Contents:
Jacob Graves Pension
Catherine Graves Claim
Affidavit
Brief of Claim for Widow's Pension
Declaration of Widow for Pension
Discharge
Marriage Record
Widow's Pension Claim


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