Grover Martin Graves1

#8108, b. 15 August 1888, d. 25 April 1976
Father*Edward Graves1 b. 3 Jul 1859, d. 22 Nov 1930
Mother*Etta Githens1 b. 20 Jun 1865, d. 24 Apr 1970
     Grover Martin Graves was born on 15 August 1888 Aurora, Clackamas County, Oregon.1 He was the son of Edward Graves and Etta Githens.1 Grover Martin Graves married Queenie Bell Bynum 6 November 1909.2 Grover Martin Graves married Icy Vance Wiggins 5 December 1936 Washington.3 Grover Martin Graves died 25 April 1976 , in Aurora, Clackamas County, Oregon at age 87.4

Published in Oregonian, April 27, 1976
GRAVES--Grover, late of Oregon City; beloved father of Loretta Blankenship, Longview; Frances Birley, San Diego; brother of John, Milwaukie; Leona Graves, Milwaukie; 1 grandson; 4 great grandchildren. Services Wednesday, 11 a.m., Chapel of HOLMAN-HANKINS-RILANCE, Oregon City. Private internment Willamette National Cemetery.4 He was buried after 25 April 1976 Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.4
     Grover and Icy had no children that appear on any currently found record.

Queenie may have died before 1920 as Grover is listed as widowed. However, he may have married again, and divorced, as the marriage record with Icy Vance (Wiggins) Hite states it is the third marriage and he is divorced. Sje is widowed, it is also her third marriage.5

Family of Grover and Queenie

Family of Grover and Icy

Last Edited=29 Jul 2015


  1. [S395], online, Oregon Select Births and Christenings, 1868-1929.
  2. [S395], online, Montana County Marriages 1865-1950.
  3. [S395], online, Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008.

  4. [S419] FindAGrave, online, Find A Grave Memorial# 716882.
  5. [S395], online, Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008.