James Graves

Born: 18 November 1713
Died: 21 November 1783
Father: John Graves

Married: Jane Ryder, 8 March 1744, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, Ireland. 


Thomas, b. 3 March 1745, d. 30 September 1828
James William, b. 1747, m(1) --- Fawson, m(2) --- Hilliard (?)
John Graves, m(1) --- Ryves, m(2) --- Baker.
Richard, b. 1 October 1763, d. 31 March 1829
Patty, never married.
Ann, never married.


1730-1734 Trinity College, Dublin. Sizar 1730; Scholar 1733.


Rev. James Graves was vicar (or rector) of Kilfinnan (or Gilfinnan) and Darragh, Co. Limerick. He served the parish for 38 years. His tombstone bears the inscription: Let the voices of his friends and his flock speak his character. He married Jane Ryder (1719-1810), daughter of Rev. Thomas Ryder, rector of Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.