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170. Pocohontas Archer THOMAS was born on 11 June 1846.55,86,89,148 She died on 3 May 1932 at the age of 85 in Henry County, Virginia.

John Driscoll <johndriscoll@cableone.net> Update 15 Jun 2202

BIRTH: Age 5 1850 Census of Pittsylvania County VA age 16 on 23 Dec 1862, Pittsylvania Co. Virginia. Marriage reg. Birth date shown as 11 January 1846 on a sampler she stitched in 1864. The sampler is in the possession of Linda Abel in Sandy Utah Aug 1998. A Thomas family Bible shows her birth as June 11, 1846. The Bible entry is said to be written over.

GRAVELEY, George W., age 18, single, occupation Tanner, son of John K. and M.G. Graveley to Pocohontas A. Thomas, age 16, single, daughter of William J. and A. Thomas. 23 December 1862. Married by C.C. Chaplin.

DEATH OF MRS. G. W. GRAVELY MAY 3 -----
Henry County Native Passes Away At Axton following Decline in Health ----
Funeral services for Mrs. Pocahontas Thomas Gravely,widow of the late George W. Gravely, life long resident of the Axton community of this county, who passed away Tyesday morning following a long decline in health, were held from the old home at Axton Wednesday afternoon. Death was due to infirmaties of old age. Her pastor, Rev. L. G. Tinnell of the Axton Methodist Church, assisted by Rev. W. G. Hughes of the Baptist Church conducted the final rites. Internment was made in the family burial plot at Axton.
Surviving are the following children; Ferdinand, W. M., G. C., and John L. , all of Axton; Frank Gravely of Danville; Mesdames Will Rogers of Leaksville, N.C., and W. P. Dix of Ringgold, Virginia. A number of grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. Her husband preceeded her to the grave several years ago.
A large concorse of relatives and friends attended the funeral services in paying this well known Henry county woman a final tribute, many from Martinsville being present.


Pocohontas Archer THOMAS and George W. GRAVELEY were married on 23 December 1862 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.149 George W. GRAVELEY148 was born in 1844 in Virginia.148,149

In 1880 he gave his age as 34, or born 1846.
In 1880, George's brother, Green S. Gravely, age 25, also lived with the family.

Pocohontas Archer THOMAS and George W. GRAVELEY had the following children:

284

i.

Sarah GRAVELEY was born in 1866 in Virginia.148

285

ii.

Fannie A. GRAVELEY was born in 1868 in Virginia.148

286

iii.

Ferdinand GRAVELEY was born in 1870 in Virginia.148

287

iv.

George W. GRAVELEY was born in 1872 in Virginia.148

288

v.

Araminta P. GRAVELEY was born in 1874 in Virginia.148

289

vi.

John L. GRAVELEY was born in 1878 in North Carolina.148

I don't know that John was born in North Carolina, but the 1880 census stated he was.