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Selah Graves
Born Feb 1, 1767 Killingworth CT
Died Oct 29, 1838 Pike, Allegany Co., NY

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Father
Emigrant
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Sabra Roundy

m. Apr 6, 1794
Rockingham VT
b. Dec 14, 1777
Simsbury CT
d. Sep 16, 1832
Bela

b. Aug 31, 1794

d. Sep 10, 1870
Ralph

b. Feb 17, 1796

d. May 14, 1875
John Roundy

b. Jan 28, 1799

d. Jul 4, 1888
Lewis

b. Jun 26, 1801

d. Jul, 1893
Cuba, Allegany Co. NY
William

b. Apr 28, 1807

d. Jan 24, 1894
Sabra

b. Jun 26, 1809

d. Michigan
Mary Jones

b. Sep 16, 1811
Springfield VT
d. Aug 15, 1900
Lake Washington MN
Hiram

b. Jan 19, 1814

d. Aug 10, 1907
Allen Sigmour

b. Oct 9, 1816


Harriet

b. Dec 30, 1820

d. Aug 18, 1859
Selah Graves and Sabra Roundy were married at First Church, Rockingham, Vermont on Apr 6, 1794.
Photographs taken at the First Church in Rockingham VT in Jun 1980:
Inside of church from window showing view outside with Connecticut River and New Hampshire in the distance (top), and from balcony (bottom).
Graveyard and back of church.
Grave Stones
Selah was a blacksmith and wagon-maker. He settled his family in Springfield VT in 1796. He moved to Pike, Alleghany County, NY, where he bought a farm about a mile from the town, about 1822.
The 1800 Census for Springfield, Windsor Co. VT lists the members of Selah's household as 3 males under 10 (Bela, Ralph and John), 1 male 26-44 (Selah), and 1 female 26-44 (Sabra).
Daughter Harriet married a grandson of her father, Nathan, named Phineas Bigelow Woodward. He was the son of Harriet's first cousin, Betsey Graves, who was a daughter of Nathan's son Phineas.
Sources:
Graves, John Card, "Notes on the Graves Family", unpubl. mss. in the Grosvenor Collection, Buffalo Public Library, Buffalo, NY.
Hayes, Lyman S., History of Rockingham, Vt... 1753-1907, with Family Genealogies, Bellows Falls, Vt., p. 160.
Hayes, Lyman S., and William D. Hayes, The Old Rockingham Meeting House, Erected 1787, and the First Church in Rockingham, Vermont, 1773-1840, P.H. Gobie Press, Bellows Falls, Vt., 1915, pp. 66,75.
Heads of Families at the Second Census taken in the Year 1800 Vermont, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore MD, 1972, p. 175.
Pike, NY Town Historian's files, indexed by Robert French; transcribed by V-18-1976.
Rockingham First Church, Rockingham, Vt. "Records", New Eng. Hist. & Geneal. Reg., 56:255, 1902.