The Gravitt Gathering -- James A. Gravitt Genealogy



James A. Gravitt Genealogy


James A. Gravitt, b. March 1850 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. 30 December 1925 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 05 February 1874 in Forsyth County, Georgia to Drucilla Atlanta Benson, b. 24 May 1856 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. 27 July 1953 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.

Children of James and Drucilla:
  1. Minnie P. Gravitt, b. 11 August 1875 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. 07 January 1903 in Sand Mountain, Alabama, m. 06 November 1892 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia to T. Edgar Brock.
    • Thomas James Brock, b. 07 December 1902, d. 29 April 1989 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 10 April 1926 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Thelma Shiflett, b. About 1904 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
      • James E. Brock, b. in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
      • Alison Brock, b. in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
      Thomas later married Burnie Causey.
      • Brock, b. 16 March 1935.
      Thomas married twice more, first on 15 August 1953 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Sybil Inez Wallace, and second after 1976 to Kinnie B. Bynum.
  2. Worthy O. Gravitt, b. 20 July 1877 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. October 1882 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
  3. James Edgar Gravitt, b. 05 May 1885 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. 18 September 1963 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 10 November 1907 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia to Grace Belle Baugh, b. 17 February 1890 in Sugar Valley, Gordon County, Georgia, d. 10 January 1975 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
  4. Worley W. Gravitt, b. 28 July 1887 in Forsyth County, Georgia, d. Before 1957 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 25 July 1909 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia to Maggie Elbert, b. About 1876 in Gordon County, Georgia, d. 04 September 1922 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
    Worley later married on 21 February 1923 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Isola Gladys Isham, b. 05 September 1891 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 06 April 1976 in Adel, Georgia.
    • Ruby L. Gravitt, b. 29 September 1923 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 16 May 1970 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. Bailey.
    • Pearl Etta Gravitt, b. 24 April 1926 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 24 August 1993 in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia, m. Howard Barnett.
      • Howard Barnett.
    • Stella May Beth Gravitt, b. March 1928 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, d. April 1928 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
    • Madge Elnora Gravitt, b. 21 May 1929 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 26 June 1948 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Pete Voils.
      • Gladys Leola Voils, b. 22 December 1949.
      • Ansel Leland Voils, b. 08 August 1951.
      • Aeron Emanuel Voils, b. 02 December 1952.
      Madge married twice more, first on 13 March 1970 to John Schlotfelt, then on 28 February 1993 to Gordon Axne.

James Edgar Gravitt m. Grace Bell Baugh.

Children of James and Grace:
  1. J.T. Gravitt, b. 26 December 1908 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 01 March 1970 in Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia.
  2. Odessa May Gravitt, b. 30 December 1911 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 25 May 1914 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
  3. Audrie Frances Gravitt, b. 15 July 1914 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 20 May 1934 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Clarence Louie Reynolds, b. 18 March 1915, d. 06 February 1971 in Fulton County, Georgia.
    • Charles Lewis Reynolds, b. 06 March 1936 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 27 April 1957 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Mary Ellen Kelly, b. 28 April 1937.
    • Larry Joe Reynolds, b. 21 September 1939 in South Carolina, m. 05 December 1959 to LaJoyce Fritz, b. 15 May 1940.
  4. Charles Hudon Gravitt, b. 17 August 1916 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 26 June 1989 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 13 June 1952 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia to Kathryn Corbin, b. in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
    • Charles Roland Gravitt, b. and d. 18 February 1953 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
    • James Hudon Gravitt, b. 12 January 1955 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
  5. Ralph Dudley Gravitt, b. 03 August 1919 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, d. 09 June 1920 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
  6. Dorothy Mae Gravitt, b. 25 June 1921 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia to Cliff Kelly Stansell, Sr., b. in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia.
    • James Melvin Stansell, b. 21 October 1941 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 14 July 1963 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Glenda Gayle Mathis, b. 02 February 1945 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
    • Ralph Dudley Stansell, b. 04 April 1944 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. Elaine.
    • Sherry Diane Stansell, b. 28 December 1945, m. Charles Hulon Waldrop.
    • Cliff Kelly Stansell, Jr., b. 07 June 1951.
    • Nancy Elaine Stansell, b. 09 September 1954.
  7. Robert Methvin Gravitt, Sr., b. 09 March 1923 in Lindale, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 21 December 1946 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Dorothy Willie Studdard, b. 06 June 1923 in Cherokee County, Alabama.

Robert Methvin Gravitt, Sr., m. Dorothy Willie Studdard.

Children of Robert and Dorothy:
  1. Robert Methvin Gravitt, Jr., b. 30 January 1948 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 05 June 1969 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Beverly Jane Jones, b. 06 December 1949 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
  2. Linda Sue Gravitt, b. 01 January 1950 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, m. 14 February 1970 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia to Lee Hoge Pendley, b. 27 September 1948.

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