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25. Matilda Francis THOMAS was born on 1 August 1826 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.32

Married Peyton Gravely.

1850 Census. Henry Co, VA. Hh 194
Peyton Gravely, age 57, tobacconist
Matilda, age 22

1860 Census. Henry Co, VA, Hh 305
Peyton Gravely, age 67, Farmer, Real Estate worth $8000, Pers Prop $20,000 [obviously a slaveowner]
Matilda, age 28.

Matilda Francis THOMAS and Peyton T. GRAVELY were married in October 1847 in Henry County, Virginia. Peyton T. GRAVELY, son of Joseph Jefferson GRAVELY and Eleanor COX, was born on 1 June 1790 in Henry County, Virginia. He died on 2 September 1864 at the age of 74 in Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia.