Edward Graves

#2307, b. 3 July 1859, d. 22 November 1930
Father*John Pinkard Graves b. 17 May 1824, d. 14 Sep 1910
Mother*Maria Glover b. 21 May 1827, d. 7 Oct 1895
     Edward Graves was born on 3 July 1859 Graves Butte, Marion County, Oregon. He was the son of John Pinkard Graves and Maria Glover. Edward Graves married Etta Githens 11 January 1883 Estacada, Oregon.1 Edward Graves died 22 November 1930 , in Mount Pleasant, Marion County, Oregon at age 71.2

OREGON CITY, Or., Nov. 22- (Special.)- Edward Graves, 71, a native of Oregon, died today at his home at Mount Pleasant. He was born July 3, 1859, at Graves butte, where Mount Angel college now stands. He was a son of John P. and Maria Graves, who crossed the plains to Oregon in 1849 and settled at Mount Angel. They later sold part of their farm to the Roman Catholic church.

Edward Graves and ETTA GITHENS were married at Estacada in 1883. The widow and four children survive. Two sons are Grover and John Graves of Oregon City, and the two daughters are Mrs. Lela Bradford of Oregon City and Mrs. Leona King of Seattle.

Funeral services will be held Monday. The Odd Fellows' lodge will have charge of services at the graveside at Mountain View cemetery.2 He was buried after 22 November 1930 Mountain View Cemetery, Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon.2

Children of Edward and Etta

Last Edited=9 Nov 2015


  1. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 81925409.
  2. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 55316938.
  3. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Oregon Select Births and Christenings, 1868-1929.
  4. [S254] 1900 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: Marquam, Clackamas, Oregon; Roll: 1345; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0086; FHL microfilm: 1241345.