1. * John GRAVES(1)
was born about 1605 in ENGLAND. Immigrated from England with his wife
and settled in Concord, Massachusetts in 1635. He belonged to the church of
which Rev. Peter Bulkley was teacher. He was one of the signers of the petition
to the General Court of Massachusetts in 1643 in favor of Ambrose Martin, and
in 1644 his name was attached to a document pledging its signers, which included
nearly every head of a family in Concord, to the support of the government.