AfriGeneas Caribbean Research Forum
[BARBADOS] Greaves, Thornhill
We are seeking any knowledge on following names. My grandfather Edwin Clawson Greaves, b Feb 11 1878 Harrison, Barbados. His mother - Rebecca Jane Thornhill. Father John Francis Greaves. Grandfather Shermont Greaves. Edwin married in England and settled in Canada 1907. The Canadian family is seeking information on Carribean family. Our Source information comes from: Carribean Burial, Baptism and Marriage records, family bible, stories, vital records.
Shermont Greaves, Mason, born about 1830
Son - John Francis Greaves, baptism Saint Michael, Barbados, 5 Oct 1861, mother Susanna Greaves
John Francis Greaves (Seaman) married Dec 19, 1878 to Rebecca Jane Thornhill (Huckster) residence Shermans Bay
Rebecca Jane Thornhill Greaves burial Aug 6, 1905, Westbury Cemetery, St Michael Parish, Barbados. Residence, Healis Village, place of birth St Peter
The last letter we have from Rebecca to my grandmother is dated July 28 1905 from Healis Village, Halls Road, Barbados. She mentions Lew and Ottillee in this letter.