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George Francis GRAVELLE

Male 1903 - 1955  (51 years)


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  • Name George Francis GRAVELLE 
    Born 24 Jul 1903  27 Weaver, Rochester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1955  Rochester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I01173  Hayes McDonnell
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2020 

    Father Joseph Francis 'Frank" F. GRAVELLE,   b. 04 Mar 1882, Ogdensburg, St Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1947, Rochester New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Culligan MCDONNELL,   b. 05 Feb 1877, Rama Twp., Ontario Co. North, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1949, Rochester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1902  St Columbkilles, Uptergrove, Mara Twp. Ontario County, Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F00350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1929- George Gravell, sailed from Hong Kong, via the Empress of Canada, arriving Dec. 1, in Vancouver B.C., the manifest indicates he was an employee of Standard Oil, Shanghai, his USA contact was his mother, Mrs. F.F. Gravell, 547 Avis St. Rochester. N.Y.- records indicate George entered the USA the next day, Dec. 2, 1929. By 1938 George was working on passenger ships, initially as a messman- travelling from San Francisco, Mexico, Canal Zone to Havanna Cuba. Then in 1939, he made several voyages to Belgium, Rotterdam and England. During the war years he worked on several armed ships carring supplies to the US troops, in Europe.

  • Sources 
    1. [S00074] 1911 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Rama p. 3.
      George, s/o Frank Gravell, b. JULY 1904, in USA, age 7, immigrated 1908

    2. [S00081] Border Crossing: Canada to U.S., Dec 2, 1929, manifest of US citizens- sailing from Hong Kong, to Vancouver B.C then entering the USA.
      born: July 24, 1903, in Rochester N.Y.

    3. [S00104] Monroe County, Rochester, NY- Vital Records.
      Gravell- George F., born July 24, 1903- 27 Weaver, Rochester, NY, father Francis F. 21, carpenter, mother Mary McDonald sic , 23 born Canada.

    4. [S00162] per Nancy Martin, Veator Martin Family Tree- on Ancestry.

    5. [S1] FIND A GRAVE.
      MEMORIAL # 174046058

    6. [S00016] Archives of Ont. --births, VRBCAN1908_102546, # 034045.
      Gravelle, Teresa Zephrena , born 27 August, 1909, Rama Twp. lot 16, con 2, daug. of Frank F. Gravelle, Cooper, & Mary McDonnell

    7. [S00027] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS932_108,.
      Mary McDonnell, age 23, residing in Rochester N.Y. dau. of Martin McDonnell &Margaret Cunningham sic, married to Frank F Gravelle, 24, of Rochester, age 24, son of Joseph Gravelle & Sephonia Douillette, on Sept. 17, 1902


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