Clara G. Graves

#3414, b. 13 March 1885, d. before 9 December 1944
Father*David William Graves b. 21 Jan 1845, d. 4 Feb 1925
Mother*Amanda E. Shepherd b. 22 Nov 1850, d. 18 Jul 1910
     Clara G. Graves was born on 13 March 1885 Marion County, Oregon. She was the daughter of David William Graves and Amanda E. Shepherd. Clara G. Graves died before 9 December 1944, Clara is not mentioned in her brother, Ralph's, obituary.1
     As of 1 May 1902, her married name was Latimer (Graves).2

Clara and Bernice are living in Portland, Oregon, in 1920. Clara is listed as widowed, but is more likely divorced, unless there are two very similar Robert Latimers in Washington.

Clara is a bookkeeper and Bernice a music teacher.

Bernice may have married Garfield O Lewis and moved to Alameda. In 1930, there is a Bernice G Lewis, 27, b Washington, fb Kansas, mb Oregon. She is a music teacher. There is a son, John G, 5. They are in Oakland in 1940. He is a teacher in the public schools, she is a music teacher for private pupils. John L is now fifteen.
Last Edited=22 Jun 2020


  1. [S589] Newspapers Publisher Extra, online, The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington) 10 Dec 1944, 56/3. Obituary for Ralph Graves.
  2. [S395], online, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 for Clara Graves.